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lang arts vocab 090713
2013-09-07 15:01:31
lang arts vocab 090713

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  1. Allot
    to assign or distribute in shares or portions
  2. Amass
    to bring together, collect, gather, especially for onself; to come together, assemble
  3. Audacious
    bold; adventurous, recklessly daring
  4. Comply
    to yield to request or command
  5. Devoid
    not having or using, lacking
  6. Elite
    • (n.)the choice part of a group of people or things
    • (adj.)superior
  7. Grapple
    (n.)an iron hook used to grab and hold;(v.) to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with
  8. Incapacitate
    to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligilble
  9. Instigate
    to urge on; to stir up; provoke, start, incite
  10. Longevity
    long life, long duration, length of life
  11. Myriad
    (adj.)in very great numbers (n.) a very great number
  12. Perspective
    a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, phyiscal or mentally, the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance
  13. Perturb
    to trouble, make uneasy, to disturb greatly, to throw into confusion
  14. Prodigious
    immerise: extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree
  15. Relevant
    connected with or related to the matter at hand
  16. Skittish
    extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable, undependance
  17. Tether
    a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object
  18. Unison
    a sounding together; agreement or accord
  19. Vie
    to compete; to strive for victory or superiority
  20. Willful
    stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, deliberate