unit 10

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unit 10
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2011-04-03 17:27:43
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  1. thoroughly skilled; an expert
    (syn)
    • adept
    • adj
  2. to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal, desire earnestly; to ascend
    • aspire
    • verb
  3. bare, dreary, dismal
    • bleak
    • adj
  4. to blame; scold
    • chide
    • verb
  5. worthy of scorn, contemptible
    • despicable
    • adj
  6. small, smaller than most others of the same type
    • diminutive
    • adj
  7. to free from slavery; to release or liberate
    • emancipate
    • verb
  8. incorrect, containing mistakes
    • erroneous
    • adj
  9. to make use of, develop; to make improper use of for personal profit
    • exploit
    • verb
  10. made or delivered on the spur of the moment
    • extemporaneous
    • adj
  11. to make imperfect, damage, harm
    • impair
    • verb
  12. not able to be defeated, unbeatable
    • invincible
    • adj
  13. drooping; without energy, sluggish
    • languid
    • adj
  14. mud; wet, swampy ground; a tough situation
    • mire
    • noun
  15. forward; undesirably prominent; thrust out
    • obstrusive
    • adj
  16. an introduction to a speech or piece of writing
    • preamble
    • noun
  17. to cause to become; to perform; to deliver officially; to process, extract
    • render
    • verb
  18. rough, irregular; severe, stern; strong; stormy
    • rugged
    • adj
  19. inclined to doubt; slow to accept something as true
    • skeptical
    • adj
  20. untidy in dress, personal habits, etc.; careless, sloppy
    • slipshod
    • adj

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