Vocabulary Workshop Level G Unit 10

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This is a set of note cards made from the Vocabulary Workshop Unit G. It is for unit 10 with only the word, definition, and part of speech.


 
  
Created Nov 2, 2011
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askance
 
(adv.) With suspicion or mistrust or disapproval
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attenuate
 
(v.) to make thin or slender; To reduce or weaken in force, value or intensity
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benign
 
(adj.) gentle, kind, forgiving, understanding; having a favorable or beneficial effect; not...
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cavil
 
(n.) a trivial objection or critisim

(v) to find fault in a petty way, carp
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charlatan
 
(n.) One who pretends to have more knowledge or skill than he or she actually does
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decimate
 
(v.) to kill or destroy a large part of
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foible
 
(n.) A minor weakness or flaw of character
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forgo
 
(v.) To do without or give up, abstain from, give up
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fraught
 
(adj.) Filled or full of; accompained by
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inure
 
(v.) To toughen, harden; to render used in something by long subjection or exposure
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luminous
 
(adj.) Radiating or reflecting light
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obsequious
 
(adj.) marked by slavish attentiveness; excessively submissive often for purely self-interested...
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obtuse
 
(adj.) blunt, not coming to a point; slow or dull in understanding; measuring between 90 and...
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oscillate
 
(v.) To swing or move back and forth in a constant rhythm; to fluctuate or waiver
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penitent
 
(n.) A person who feels sorrow or regret for their sins or mistakes
(adj.) Feeling or expressing...
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peremptory
 
(adj.) having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debate, denial, or refusal;...
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rebuff
 
(v.) to snub, to repel, drive away

(n.) a curt rejection, a check
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reconnoiter
 
(v.) to engage in reconnaissance; to make a preliminary inspection
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shambles
 
(n.) a slaughterhouse; a place of mass bloodshed; a state of complete disorder and confusion,...
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sporadic
 
(adj.) occurring at irregular intervals, having n set plan or order

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