LA Unit 3

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  1. barrage
    A rapid, large-scale outpouring of something.
  2. bigot
    An intolerant,m prejudiced, or biased person.
  3. designate
    • (V.)to indicate, point out; to appoint
    • (adj.) selected but not yet installed.
  4. diversity
    (n) difference, variety; a condition of having many different types or forms.
  5. enigma
    (n) somneone or something that is extremely puzzling; that which cannot be understood or explained.
  6. gloat
    (v) to look at or think about with great intensity and satisfaction; to take great personal join in
  7. global
    (adj) of, relating to, or involving the entire world.  comprehensive
  8. illusion
    (n) a false idea; something that one seems to see or to be aware of that really does not exist.
  9. infuriate
    (v) to make very angry, enrage.
  10. motivate
    (v) to provide with a reason for doing; to push on to some goal or course of action.
  11. pacifist
    • (n) one who is againsts war or the use of violence;
    • (adj) Opposing war or violence
  12. Queue
    • (n) a line of people waiting for something (such as a bus or the opening of a store)
    • (v) to form such a line
  13. restrict
    (v) to keep within set limits; to confine
  14. sage
    • (adj) wise
    • (n) a very wise person
  15. slake
    (v) to satisfy, relieve, or bring to an end
  16. terrain
    (n) the landscape, especially considered with regard to its physical features or fitness for some user; of field of knowledge
  17. vocation
    (n) any trade, profession, or occupation; a sense of fitness or special calling for one's work.
  18. vow
    • (n) a solemn or sacred promise or pledge
    • (v) to declare or promise in a solemn way.
  19. waylay
    (v) to lie in wait for d attack, ambush
  20. wither
    (v) to dry up, wilt, sag; to cause someone to feel ashamed, humiliated, or very small
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LA Unit 3
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