Vocabulary Workshop Level G Unit 10


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

(v) to find fault in a petty way, carp
charlatan
 
(n.) One who pretends to have more knowledge or skill than he or she actually does
decimate
 
(v.) to kill or destroy a large part of
foible
 
(n.) A minor weakness or flaw of character
forgo
 
(v.) To do without or give up, abstain from, give up
fraught
 
(adj.) Filled or full of; accompained by
inure
 
(v.) To toughen, harden; to render used in something by long subjection or exposure
luminous
 
(adj.) Radiating or reflecting light
obsequious
 
(adj.) marked by slavish attentiveness; excessively submissive often for purely self-interested reasons
obtuse
 
(adj.) blunt, not coming to a point; slow or dull in understanding; measuring between 90 and 180 degrees; not causing a sharp impression
oscillate
 
(v.) To swing or move back and forth in a constant rhythm; to fluctuate or waiver
penitent
 
(n.) A person who feels sorrow or regret for their sins or mistakes
(adj.) Feeling or expressing sorrow or regret for one's sins or mistakes
peremptory
 
(adj.) having the nature of a command that leaves no opportunity for debate, denial, or refusal; offensively self-assured, dictatorial; determined, resolute
rebuff
 
(v.) to snub, to repel, drive away

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