Vocab 1/2

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Vocab 1/2
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2010-10-05 23:17:03
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  1. ruddy
    • adjective
    • reddish, usually about skin
  2. atomizer
    • noun
    • something that sprays liquid into a mist, usually perfume
  3. retrospective
    • noun/adjective
    • looking back on; a backwards look at something
  4. essential
    • adjective
    • absolutely necessary, extremely important
  5. rendition
    • noun
    • a version of something
  6. parched
    • adjective
    • thirsty;dried out
  7. incipient
    • adjective
    • in an initial stage
  8. arroyo
    • noun
    • a gully cut by a stream
  9. immunize
    • verb
    • to make immune (resistant, non-effected by something)
  10. pigeonhole
    • verb
    • a category to which someone or something is assigned; a convenient category that doesn't reflect complexities
  11. pugnacious
    • adjective
    • tough and callous by virtue of experience
  12. lacerate
    • verb
    • to cut or tear in an irregular manner
  13. deserate
    • verb
    • to violate the sanctity of; to treat disrespectfully
  14. bunion
    • noun
    • an inflamed swelling of a small fluid-filled sac on the big toe
  15. temporize
    • verb
    • to draw out a discussion in order to gain time; avoid making a decision or committing oneself in order to gain time
  16. sodden
    • adjective
    • thoroughly wet
  17. fracas
    • noun
    • a noisy quarrel
  18. scimitar
    • noun
    • a sword with a curved blade, originating in southwest asia
  19. temerity
    • adjective
    • fearless dearing
  20. ostentatious
    • adjective
    • marked by or fond of a conspicuous or pretentious display

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