2-24-14 Brady vocab lang. arts

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2-24-14 Brady vocab lang. arts
2014-02-24 19:33:41
24 14 Brady vocab lang arts

2-24-14 Brady vocab lang. arts
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  1. Adapt
    to adjust or change to suit conditions
  2. Attest
    to bear witness, affirm to be true or genuine
  3. Dovetail
    to fit together exactly; to connect so as to form a whole
  4. Enormity
    the quality of exceeding all moral bounds; an exceedingly evil act; huge size, immensity
  5. Falter
    to hesitate,stumble, lose courage; to speak hesitatingly; to lose drive, weaken, decline
  6. Forboding
    a warning or feeling that something bad will happen
  7. Forlon
    totally abandoned and helpless, sad and lonely, wretched or pitiful, almost hopeless
  8. Haughty
    chillingly proud and scornful
  9. Impediment
    a physical defect; a hindrance, obstable
  10. Imperative
    necessary, urgent
  11. Loiter
    to linger in an aimless way, hang around, dawdle, tarry
  12. Malinger
    to pretend illness to avoid duty or work, lie down on the job
  13. Pithy
    short but full of meaning and point
  14. Plunder
    to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wrongfully
  15. Simper
    to smile or speak in a silly, forced way
  16. Steadfast
    firmly fixed, constant, not moving or changing
  17. Vaunted
    much boasted about in a vain or swaggering way
  18. Vilify
    to abuse or beliitle unjustly or maliciously
  19. Waif
    a person (usually a child) without a home or friend; a stray, person, or animal; something that comes along by a chance, a stray bit
  20. Wry
    twiated, turned to one side; cleverly and often grimly humorous