english qtr 2 vocab PART 1

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english qtr 2 vocab PART 1
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  1. countenance
    • facial expression
    • to tolerate
  2. earnest
    sincere
  3. officious
    too eager to help
  4. trifle
    • something of little importance
    • to waste time
  5. munificent
    generous in giving
  6. ample
    more than enough
  7. warrant
    • authorization
    • to justify
  8. writhe
    to squirm in pain
  9. obscene
    offensive
  10. vile
    bad
  11. zest
    enjoyment
  12. ardent
    devoted
  13. coy
    shy in a flirtatious way
  14. quaint
    pleasingly old fashioned
  15. amorous
    moved by sexual love
  16. languish
    to become weak
  17. mete
    to measure
  18. dole
    to distribute as charity
  19. lees
    sediment of wine
  20. vex
    to annoy
  21. burnish
    to polish
  22. discern
    to understand
  23. prudence
    wisdom, cautious judgement
  24. wrought
    carefully crafted
  25. wane
    to diminish
  26. smite
    to strike sharply by hand
  27. furrow
    trench caused by plowing
  28. abide
    • to remain
    • to accept patiently
  29. linger
    to stay
  30. pomp
    display of splendor
  31. tether
    • limit
    • to restrain
  32. mortgage
    • property payment
    • to pledge payment
  33. thrift
    economical management
  34. lavish
    giving abundantly (adj/verb)
  35. vice
    evil habit
  36. folly
    foolish act
  37. quarry
    • hunted animal
    • pit
  38. pander
    • a go-between in sexual affairs
    • someone who takes advantage of another
    • to please another
  39. carouse
    to celebrate noisily and drunkenly
  40. willful
    • stubborn
    • intentional

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