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