9th Grade Vocab List 11

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9th Grade Vocab List 11
2014-01-13 10:16:11
SEA Vocab

9th Grade vocab for SEA (Success Educational Academy) Orlando Florida
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  1. Brine
    water saturated with salt; the water of a salt sea or lake
  2. Cauterize
    to sear with a cautery or caustic; to make insensible
  3. Chattel
    An item of property
  4. Decoy
    someone or something used to draw attention away from another
  5. Desecration
    an act or instance of treating disrespectfully, irreverently, or outrageously
  6. Dilapidated
    decayed, deteriorated, or fallen into partial ruin especially through neglect or misuse
  7. Enigma
    something hard to understand or explain
  8. Extradite
    to deliver up an alleged criminal from one authority (as a state or country) to another
  9. Feasible
    capable of being done or carried out
  10. Feckless
    weak, ineffective; worthless, irresponsible
  11. Objective
    not influenced by personal feelings or opinions; unbiased
  12. Ruminate
    to engage in contemplation
  13. Sage
    wise through reflection and experience
  14. Sere
    being dried and withered
  15. Sporadic
    occurring occasionally, singly, or in irregular or random instances
  16. Stevedore
    one who works at or is responsible for loading and unloading ships in port
  17. Torrid
    giving off intense heat
  18. Upbraid
    to reproach or criticize severely
  19. Weighty
    of much importance or consequence
  20. Whelp
    a creature characterized by youth or inexperience, normally used in reference to dogs or humans