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Unit 10

Quiz yourself by thinking what should be in each of the black spaces below before clicking on it to display the answer.

accord   (n.) agreement, harmony; (v.) to agree, be in harmony or bring into harmony; to grant, bestow on  
barter   (n.) an exchange in trade;; (v.) to exchange goods  
curt   (adj.) short, rudely brief  
devise   (v.)to think out, plan, figure out, invent, create  
dexterous   (adj.) skillful in the use of hands or body; clever  
engross   (v.) to occupy the complete attention, absorb fully  
entail   (v.) to put aburden on, impose, require, involve; to require ownership or property by limiting inheritance; (n.) such a restriction  
ferret   (n.) a kind or weasel; (v.) to search or hunt out; to torment, badger  
habituate   (v.) to become used to; to cause to become used to  
impending   (adj., part.) about to happen, hanging over in a menacing way  
personable   (adj.) pleasing in appearance or personality, attractive  
rue   (v.)to regret, to be sorry for; (n) a feeling of regret  
scoff   (v) to make fun of; to show contempt for  
transition   (n) a change from one state or condition to another  
trepidation   (n.) fear, fright, trembling  
upbraid   (v.) to find fault with, scold, to blame  
veritable   (adj.) actual, true, real  
vex   (v) to annoy, anger, exasperate; to confuse, baffle  
vitality   (n.) strength, energy, liviliness; the capacity to live and develop; the power to endure or survive  
whimsical   (adj.) subject to odd ideas, notions, or fancies; playful; unpredictable  


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