Vocab

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Vocab
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2011-05-19 20:37:50
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9th grade english vocab
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  1. Bewail
    To express deep regret or sorrow over
  2. Impetus
    • 1.a driving force;anything that causes action
    • 2.increased activity resulting from a driving force
  3. Wheedle
    • 1. to coax using sly persuasion
    • 2. to gain by using sly persuasion or insincere praise
  4. Alacrity
    • 1. promptness in responding
    • 2. eagerness
  5. Traverse
    to pass over, across, or through
  6. Sustenance
    something that provides nourishment; food needed to live
  7. Wanton
    • 1.ignoring what is right
    • 2. exessive or unrestrained
    • 3. playful or frolicsome
  8. Lament
    to feel or express greif
  9. Implicate
    to show to be involved with something, especially something dishonest of illegal
  10. Allude
    To refer to in an indirect way
  11. Contend
    • 1.to struggle with
    • 2.to maintain or assert
  12. Regale
    to entertain or delight
  13. Sedentary
    doing or requring a lot of sitting
  14. Callow
    young and inexpirienced; immature
  15. Impediment
    anything that gets in the way; an obstical
  16. Indolent
    indulging in ease; avoiding exertion; lazy
  17. Strife
    conflict or struggle
  18. Concede
    to admit to be true, often reluctantly
  19. Vociferous
    making one's feeling know in a loud way
  20. Impart
    • 1.to make known;disclose
    • 2.to bestow
  21. Censure
    to blame or find fault with
  22. Sumptuous
    extravagantly splendidor costly; luxurious
  23. Voluble
    characterized by a ready flow of words; talkative
  24. Prodigy:
    A)a person who show remarkable talent at an early age or an amazing or extraordinary thing or event
    B)one whose training or career is helped along by another
    A
  25. Prodege:
    A)a person who show remarkable talent at an early age or an amazing or extraordinary thing or event
    B)one whose training or career is helped along by another
    B
  26. Pariah
    a social outcast
  27. Adroit
    clever at dealing with difficult situations; skillful
  28. Tacit
    expressed without words; implied

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