new vocab 7
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new vocab 7
If something is bovine, it has to do with cows or cattle
1. delicately small and pretty
2. something good to eat; a delicacy.
having or showing faulty judgment, opinion or reasoning
the quality of being fraudulent or dishonest
the quantity that can be held in the hand
a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography
feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
in the morning he was still pale and queasy
a person's death.
Mr. Gregory's tragic demise
a sudden, sharp localized pain
he felt a twinge in his knee
A pageant is an elaborate show or parade that usually depicts a historical or religious event
a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
appliance, gadget, gizmo
small puncture (as if made by a pin)
high-pitched and sharp tone
her shrill voice gives me a headache
1. walk with great difficulty
2. a flat fish
fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters
breathing with difficulty and making whistling sound
the air was full of ash, and they coughed and wheezed
pull (something) hard or suddenly
she tugged off her boots
a surrounding or nearby region
If you do something bleakly, you do it despairingly, with no hope and no joy
pull, or move with a sudden movement
walk with long steps
He strode confidently across the hall
If you're accustomed to something, you're used to it. Being accustomed has to do with habits and lifestyle.
being attentive to women like an ideal knight
gallant, knightly, courteous
I am indebted to my family and friends for their support during all of the moments of difficulties in my life.
fiber of the flax plant that is made into thread and woven into linen fabric; лен
the dismal weather made the late afternoon seem like evening
rush around in a violent and uncontrollable manner; riot
of or relating to marriage or to the relationship between a wife and husband
a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
indicate by signs
augur, betoken, bode, forecast, foretell,omen, portend, presage
A squall is a powerful, usually brief, burst of wind that usually brings rain or snow with it.
If you're a lumberjack, the word hew is nothing new. You hew things every day with one swift swing of the axe, chopping and shaping wood.
A chap is a guy or a fellow — a boy or man who's a friend, acquaintance, or a friendly stranger.
Mischief is a word for things that are a little bad or reckless but ultimately harmless.
A flare is a sudden burst of light. The flare of a lit match in the dark night is strangely beautiful.
to insert between other elements
a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal
Badger is to bother. Persistently. On and on. Without stop. Relentlessly. Over and over. Endlessly. It comes from the name of that chipmunk-like animal that burrows into the ground.
the condition of being concealed or hidden
towards the shore from the water
covered with frost
to move hurriedly
malaria or some other illness involving fever and shivering.
To gobble is to eat quickly — really quickly. When you gobble your dinner, you hardly even chew your food