Englsh Vocab + Spelling

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Englsh Vocab + Spelling
2010-06-14 21:52:02
English Vocab

Theses are about 75 words and their definitions needed for English Final
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  1. ABATE
    • A.B.A.T.E
    • To become weaker; to decrese
    • A.C.K.N.O.W.L.E.D.G.E
    • To admit the existence of
  3. AGENT
    • A.G.E.N.T
    • A person who acts or does business for another
    • Something that brings about a result
    • A.U.T.H.O.R.I.T.Y
    • The right to give orders, make decisions, or take action
    • An expert source of information
    • D.E.V.A.S.T.A.T.E
    • To ruin or destroy completely.
    • E.P.I.D.E.M.I.C
    • The rapid spreading of a disease to many people at one time
    • E.S.T.I.M.A.T.E
    • A number that is not exact; a careful guess
  8. EVICT
    • E.V.I.C.T
    • To force out of property by taking legal action
    • I.M.P.A.R.T.I.A.L
    • Not favoring one side more than another; fair
    • I.N.D.U.S.T.R.I.O.U.S
    • Hard working; not lazy
    • I.N.F.U.R.I.A.T.E
    • To make very angry
    • I.R.R.E.L.E.V.A.N.T
    • Having nothing to do with the subject; random
    • P.R.E.C.I.S.E
    • Exact; accurate
  14. SHAM
    • S.H.A.M
    • Something fake or false
    • Not genuine; fake
  15. TREK
    • T.R.E.K
    • A long, slow, and difficult jouney
  16. ASTUTE
    • A.S.T.U.T.E
    • Wise in a clever or practical way
  17. Authentic
    • a.u.t.h.e.n.t.i.c
    • Genuine; true
  18. Delicacy
    • d.e.l.i.c.a.c.y
    • A choice item of food
  19. Derogatory
    • d.e.r.o.g.a.t.o.r.y
    • Expressing a low opinion; inteneded to hurt the reputation of a person or thing
  20. Devour
    • d.e.v.o.u.r
    • To eat up hungrily
  21. Figment
    • f.i.g.m.e.n.t
    • Something that is made up in the mind but that has no connection with reality
  22. Mythical
    • m.y.t.h.i.c.a.l
    • Imaginary; not real
  23. Plumage
    • p.l.u.m.a.g.e
    • a bird's feathers
  24. Predatory
    Living by killing and eating other animals
  25. Prior
    Coming earlier in time
  26. Scavenge
    To search through or pick over, looking for something usable
  27. Slaughter
    To kill in order to obtain meat
  28. Solitude
    The condition of being alone or at some distance from people
  29. Ungainly
    Moving in a clumsy or awkward way
  30. Vulnerable
    Open to attack; easily injured physically or emotionally
  31. Admonish
    To warn
  32. Aghast
    Stuck with horror; shocked
  33. Annihilate
    To destroy completly; to reduce to utter ruin
  34. Benefactor
    A person who provides help, especially by giving money
  35. bestow
    to give as an honor; to present as a gift
  36. Devious
    • having many twists and turns
    • Sneaky
  37. Devoid
    lacking; empty; entirely wihtout
  38. heed
    to pay attention to
  39. mortal
    a human being; especially as contrasted with a god
  40. muse
    to think about in a quiet careful way
  41. pioneer
    a person who goes before others and opens the way for them to follow
  42. plaque
    a deadly disease that spreads rapidly from person to person
  43. subside
    to sink to a lower level
  44. unwitting
    not done on purpose; unintended
  45. wrath
    forceful anger; fury
  46. acquire
    to gain ownership of something; to get by ones's own effort or actions
  47. antagonize
    to make an enemy of; to stir up anger or dislike
  48. competent
    having the ability to do the work that it needed
  49. comprise
    to form or make up
  50. correspond
    • to match; to be equal to
    • to exchange letters with another person
  51. dilapidated
    in poor condition from neglect or age
  52. illustrious
    very famous; outstanding
  53. incident
    something that happened in real life or in a story; an event , often of little importance
  54. inherit
    to recieve something from someone after that person's death
  55. latitude
    • the distance north or south of the equator, measured in degress.
    • Freedom form strict rules
  56. loath
    unwilling; reluctant
  57. maintain
    • to declare something to be true
    • to continue in the same way or condition
    • to keep in good condition
  58. renovate
    to make like new again
  59. reprimand
    • to scold in a harsh or fomal manner
    • a strong scolding from authority
  60. supervise
    to direct or manage activities
  61. Adequate
    enough; sufficent
  62. administer
    to manage or direct
  63. agitate
    to disturb or upset
  64. capitulate
    to give in; surrender
  65. citrus
    a fruit of the family that includes oranges, lemons, grapefruits, and limes.
  66. disrupt
    to break up the orderly course
  67. hovel
    an unpleasant,cramped, and dilapidated place to live
  68. illiterate
    Unable to read or write
  69. indifferent
    not concerned about;not caring
  70. menial
    of or relating to low, humble work
  71. permanent
    lasting or expected to last for a long time
  72. respite
    a period of time
  73. strenuous
    needing much effort using lots of energy
  74. toil
    to work long and hard
  75. urgent
    neding quick action or attention