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English Vocab List 3

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isabelsamarias20's version from 2016-09-14 21:31

Section 1

Question Answer
Adjournto end something such as a meeting or session for a period of time
Aliennot familiar or like things you have known/ different from what you are used too
Comelypretty or attractive, pleasing in appearance
Compensateto provide something good to balance against something bad or undesirable/ to make up for some defect or weakness
Dissoluteused to describe someone (such as a person who often gets drunk) whose way of living is considered morally wrong
Erraticacting, moving, or changing, in ways that are not expected or usual/ not consistent or regular
Expulsionthe at of forcing someone to leave a plan such as school or a country/ the act of expelling someone
Feinta quick movement that is used to trick an opponent
Fodderfood given to horses, cows, etc. / material that is used for a particular purpose/ material that is used to supply a heavy demand
Fortifyto stregthen a place by building military defenses (such as walls, trenches, etc.) to make someone or something stronger/ to make yourself feel stronger or less fearful
Illegible not clear enough to read
Jeerto shout insulting words at someone/ to laugh or criticize in a loud or angry way
Lucrativeproducing money or wealth
Mediocrenot very good/ moderate quality
Proliferate to increase in number or amount quickly
Unflinching staying strong and determined even when things are difficult/ looking or describing someone in a very direct way
Subjugateto defeat and gain control of someone or something through the use of force/ to conquer or gain obedience from a group of people, country, etc.
Sullyto damage or to ruin something of good quality
Tantalize to cause someone to feel interest or excitement about something that is attractive, appealing, etc.
Tersebrief and direct in a way that may seem rude or unfriendly
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Section 2

Question Answer
AdjournVerb
AlienAdjective
Comely Adjective
CompensateVerb
DissoluteAdjective
ErraticAdjective
ExpulsionNoun
FeintNoun
FodderNoun
FortifyVerb
Illegible Adjective
JeerVerb
LucrativeAdjective
MediocreAdjective
ProliferateVerb
Unflinching Adjective
SubjugateVerb
SullyVerb
TantalizeVerb
TerseAdjective
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