Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level E: Unit 10

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Vocab Unit 10 from Sa


 
  
Created Feb 16, 2011
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acquiesce
 
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
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allure
 
(v.) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n.) a strong attraction; the power to attract,...
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askew
 
(adj.,adv.) twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly
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blithe
 
(adj.) cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
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contentious
 
(adj.) quarrelsome, inclined to argue
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covet
 
(v.) to desire something belonging to another
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crestfallen
 
(adj.) discouraged, dejected, downcast
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disheveled
 
(adj.) rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder
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exponent
 
(n.) one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets; (math) the power to which a number,...
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garrulous
 
(adj.) given to much talking, tediously chatty
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insuperable
 
(adj.) incapable of being overcome
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lamentable
 
(adj.) to be regretted or pitied
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misnomer
 
(n.) an unsuitable or misleading name
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profess
 
(v.) to affirm openly; to state believe in; to claim, pretend
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respite
 
(n.) a period of relief or rest
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retribution
 
(n.) a repayment; a deserved punishment
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sinuous
 
(adj.) winding, having many curves; life and flexible
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sonorous
 
(adj.) full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style
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vanguard
 
(n.) the foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field
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wastrel
 
(n.) a wasteful person, spend thrift; a good-for-nothing

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