English unit 10 def

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English unit 10 def
2013-05-23 22:07:34

May 23 2013
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  1. acquiesce
    To accept without protest; to agree or submit
  2. Allure
    to entice, tempt; to be attracteive to; (n) a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm
  3. askew
    twisted to one side, crooked, disapprovingly
  4. blithe
    cheerful, ligfhthearted, casual, unconcerned
  5. contentious
    quarrelsome, inclined to argue
  6. covet
    to desire something belonging to another
  7. crestfallen
    discouraged, dejected, downcast
  8. disheveled
    rumpled, mussed, hanging in disorder
  9. exponent
    one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets; (math) the power to which a number, symbol, or expression is to be raised
  10. garrulous
    given to much talking, tediously chatty
  11. insuperable
    incapable of being overcome
  12. lamentable
    to be regretted or pitied
  13. misnomer
    an unsuitable or misleading name
  14. profess
    to affirm openly, to state belief in, to claim, pretend
  15. respite
    a period of relief or rest
  16. retribution
    a repayment, a deserved punishment
  17. sinuous
    winding, having many curves, lithe and flexible
  18. sonorous
    full, deep, or rich in sound, impressive in style
  19. vanguard
    the foremost part of an army, the leading position in any field
  20. wastrel
    a wasteful position, spendthrift, a good-for-nothing