Sadlier Oxford Unit 2

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Sadlier Oxford Unit 2
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vocabulary words for Unit 2
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  1. (n) ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
    antics
  2. (adj) declared openly and without shame; acknowledged
    avowed
  3. (v) to exchange playful remarks; (n) talk that is playful and teasing
    banter
  4. (adj) giving freely, generous; plentiful; given abundantly
    bountiful
  5. (adj) overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess
    conjested
  6. (n) harm or loss; injury; damage; a disadvantage; a cause of harm, injury, loss, or damage
    detriment
  7. (adj) sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed; lasting for a long time; (n) consusmer goods used repeatedly over a series of years
    durable
  8. (adj) energetic, willing and able to start something new; showing boldness and imagination
    enterprising
  9. (adj) economical, avoiding waste and luxury; scanty; poor, meager
    frugal
  10. (adv/adj) with extreme care or caution
    gingerly
  11. (v) to provide more than is needed or wanted; to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing (n) an oversupply
    glut
  12. (adj/adv) in a disquised state, under an assumed name or identity (n) the state of being disguised; a person in disguise
    incognito
  13. (v) to make valueless, take away all force or effect
    invalidate
  14. (adj) described in well-known stories; existing in old stores rather than real life
    legendary
  15. (v) to cripple, disable, injure, mar, disfigure, mutilate
    maim
  16. (v) to make as small as possible, make te least of; to make smaller than before
    mimimize
  17. (adj) slanting or sloping; not straightforward or direct
    oblique
  18. (v) to change direction or course suddenly, turn aside, shift, swerve
    veer
  19. (v) to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect
    venerate
  20. (adj) reckless; heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals
    (n) a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals
    wanton

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