D Level Unit 8 Vocab Words

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Unit 8 vocab words


 
  
Created Feb 6, 2013
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Assurance
 
A positive declaration intended to give confidence
Noun
uh-shoor-uhns
2
Asylum
 
an institution for the maintenance and care of the mentally ill, orphans, or other persons...
3
Console
 
give solace or comfort
Verb
kuhn-sohl
4
dilate
 
to make wider or larger
Verb
dahy-leyt
5
dross
 
waste matter
Noun
6
dwindle
 
to become smaller and smaller
Verb
dwin-dl
7
flippant
 
frivolously disrespectful, shallow, or lacking in seriousness
Adjective
flip-uhnt
8
immunity
 
the quality or state of being immune
Noun
h-myoo-ni-tee

9
institute
 
to set up; establish; organize OR a society or organization
Noun and Verb
in-sti-toot
10
liability
 
moneys owed; debts
Noun
lahy-uh-bil-i-tee
11
preposterous
 
completely contrary to nature, reason, or common sense;
adjective
pri-pos-ter-uhs
12
pugnacious
 
inclined to quarrel or fight readily;
Adjective
puhg-ney-shuhs
13
rabid
 
irrationally extreme in opinion or practice:
Adjective
rab-id
14
realm
 
a royal domain; kingdom:
Noun
15
rejuvenate
 
to make young again; restore to youthful vigor
Verb
ri-joo-vuh-neyt
16
remunerate
 
to pay, recompense, or reward for work, trouble, etc.
Verb
ri-myoo-nuh-reyt
17
sparse
 
thinly scattered or distributed
Adjective
18
sterling
 
of, pertaining to, or noting British money OR British currency
Adjective and Noun
19
venture
 
an undertaking involving uncertainty as to the outcome OR to expose
Noun and Verb
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warp
 
to bend or twist out of shape
Verb


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