9th grade vocab list 13

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9th grade vocab list 13
2014-01-14 15:54:22
SEA Vocab

Vocab list for SEA students, Orlando
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  1. Adamant
    unshakable or insistent especially in maintaining a position or opinion
  2. Contiguos
    touching along a boundary or at a point
  3. Dally
    to deal lightly; to waste time
  4. Debauchery
    extreme indulgence in sensuality
  5. Deign
    to condescend reluctantly and with strong sense of the affront to ones superiority
  6. Deliquesce
    to dissolve or melt away
  7. Dolorous
    causing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief
  8. Dubious
    giving rise to uncertainty or unsettled in opinion
  9. Epithet
    a characterizing word or phrase accompanying or occurring in place of the name of a person or thing
  10. Improbity
    lack of honesty or moral scruples
  11. Permeate
    to diffuse or penetrate something
  12. Prudish
    marked by excessive or priggish attention to propriety or decorum
  13. Sally
    to leap out or burst forth suddenly; to set out, depart
  14. Sinistral
    or, relating to, or inclined to the left; left-handed
  15. Stomach
    to bear without overt reaction or resentment; put up with
  16. Strut
    to walk with proud gait or pompous and affected air
  17. Taunt
    a sarcastic challenge or insult
  18. Astringent
    causing the contraction of body tissues, typically skin cells
  19. Veneration
    respect or awe inspired by the dignity, wisdom, dedication, or talent of a person
  20. Wary
    marked by keen caution, cunning, and watchfulness especially in detecting and escaping danger