english vocab qtr 2 ALL

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english vocab qtr 2 ALL
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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
  41. harried
    overwhelmed with problems
  42. ordain
    • to become a priest
    • to establish by decree
    • to issue an order
  43. courier
    messenger
  44. beguile
    • to deceive
    • to charm
  45. ambrosia
    • food of the gods
    • delicious food
  46. reproof
    criticism for a fault
  47. ravenous
    greedily hungry
  48. restitution
    repayment for wrongful harm
  49. begrudge
    to give reluctantly
  50. carrion
    dead, decaying flesh
  51. invocation
    a formal calling for help
  52. scion
    descendant
  53. doldrums
    inactive period
  54. venerable
    deserving respect from old age
  55. buffet
    • to strike with the hand
    • a blow
  56. succumb
    to give into a higher power
  57. limpid
    clear, transparent
  58. comely
    appealing to the eye
  59. dally
    • to linger, delay
    • to trifle
  60. ravage
    • to damage, destroy
    • damage by attack
  61. profusion
    great abundance
  62. disdain
    • to look down upon scornfully
    • scornful pride
  63. rancor
    bitter hostility
  64. largesse
    generous giving
  65. calamitous
    disastrous
  66. contentious
    likely to cause disputes
  67. felicity
    happiness
  68. incur
    • to become subject to
    • to bring down upon oneself
  69. gall
    • to irritate
    • shameless boldness
  70. crux
    an essential point
  71. amenities
    convenient features
  72. imperious
    commanding, arrogant
  73. sequester
    to segregate
  74. quandary
    state of confusion or doubt
  75. dissemble
    • to disguise under false appearance
    • to conceal the truth about one's feelings

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