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Sadlier-Oxford B-1

Unit 1 level B

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Renovate (v.) to repair, restore to good condition, make new again
alight (v.) to get down from, step down from; to come down from air, land; (adj.) lighted up
interrogate (v.) to ask questions, examine by questioning
truce (n.) a pause in fighting, temporary peace
hurtle (v.) to rush violently, dash headlong; to fling or hurl forcefully
barren (adj.) not productive, bare
germinate (v.) to begin to grow, come into being
interminable (adj.) endless, so long as to seem endless
sullen (adj.) silent or brooding because of ill humor, anger, or resentment; slow moving, sluggish
trivial (adj.) not important, minor; ordinary, commonplace
vicious (adj.) evil, bad; spiteful; having bad habits or an ugly disposition; painfully severe or extreme
disrupt (v.) to break up, disturb
humdrum (adj.) ordinary, dull, routine, without variation
dynasty (n.) a powerful family or group of rulers that maintains its position of power for some time
foretaste (n.) an advance indication, sample, or warning
recompense (v.) to pay back; to give a reward; (n.) a payment for loss, service, or injury
trickle (v.) to flow or fall by drops or in a small stream; (n.) a small irregular quantity of anything
insinuate (v.) to suggest or hint slyly; to edge into something indirectly
re'sume' (n.) a brief summary; a short written account of one's education, working experience, or qualifications for a job
adjacent (adj.) near, next to, adjoining
Created by: mgrodnick
 

 



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