Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop, Level C, Unit 3

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Vocab Unit 3. Definitions Only


 
  
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(def.) allot
 
(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portions
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(def.) amass
 
(v.) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; to come together assemble
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(def.) audacious
 
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
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(def.) comply
 
(v.) to yield to a request or command
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(def.) devoid
 
(adj.) not having or using, lacking
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(def.) elite
 
(n.) the choice part of a group of people or things; (adj.) superior
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(def.) grapple
 
(n.) an iron hook used to grab and hold; (v.) to come to grips with, wrestle or fight
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(def.) incapacitate
 
(v.) to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible
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(def.) instigate
 
(v.) to urge on; to stir up, provoke, start, incite
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(def.) longevity
 
(n.) long life, long duration, length of time
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(def.) myriad
 
(adj.) in very great numbers; (n.) a very great number
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(def.) perspective (1)
 
(n.) a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically...
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(def.) perspective (2)
 
(n.) (con't) the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance
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(def.) perturb
 
(v.) to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion
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(def.) prodigious
 
(adj.) immense; extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree
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(def.) relevant
 
(adj.) connected with or related to the matter at hand
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(def.) skittish
 
(adj.) extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable,...
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(def.) tether (1)
 
(n.) a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object; the outer limit of strength...
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(def.) tether (2)
 
(v.) to fasten with a rope or chain
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(def.) unison
 
(n.) a sounding together; agreement or accord
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(def.) vie
 
(v.) to compete; to strive for victory or superiority
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(def.) willful
 
(adj.) stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, deliberate


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