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Vocab lesson 2..

Vocabulary words

cliche(n) a phrase that is no longer very effective or meaningful because of being used too often
commend(a) to speak of with approval;to praise
competent(a) able to do something
deception(n) a trick or lie , something that deceives
drudgery(n) dull, uninteresting work
erode(v) to wear away slowy
falter(v) hesitate , to not go straight onward;to lose courage 2. to speak in hesitating way; to stammer
hoard(n) a stored supply, often hidden ,often in a greedy way
intimidate(v) to frighten;to influence by fear
jubilant(a) feeling great joy ;filled with gladness and rejoicing ; happy enough to shout
luscious(a) delicious ; extremely sweet and pleasing to any of the senses
offend(v) to cause someone to feel hurt or angry;to insult
retrieve(v) to get back ;recover
steadfast(a) 1.firm and unchanging 2. loyal;true
tact(n) the ability to deal with difficult situations without making people feel hurt or insulted
Created by: bella44



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