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Vocabulary 2D-110512

Sadlier-Oxford Level D Unit 2 110512

adjourn (V.)1. to suspend a session indefinitely or to another time or place 2. to move to another place
alien (Adj or N.) belonging or relating to another person, place, or thing ;strange (N.)relating, belonging, or owing allegiance to another country or government;foreign
comely (Adj.) having a pleasing appearance. good looking, attractive
compensate (V.)1. To make up for something 2. To pay in return for work or injury.
dissolute (Adj.) lacking moral restraint; very wicked; immoral; undisciplined
erratic (Adj.) lacking consistency, regularity, or uniformity
expulsion (N.)act of driving out, especially by force
feint (N. or V.) a deceptive movement intended to draw an opponent's attention from the real attack; deception
fodder (N.)food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose. (V.) to provide food for livestock.
fortify (V.) To strengthen, build up. Make strong or stronger.
illegible (Adj.) Impossible or very hard to read
jeer (N.) 1. Showing your contempt by derision. 2. (v.) To speak or cry out in scorn; to mock.
lucrative (Adj.)1. Producing a good profit. 2. bringing in money; profitable.
mediocre (Adj.) average, ordinary, undistinguished.
proliferate (V.) To grow, reproduce or increase in number rapidly.
subjugate (V.)1. Make subservient; force to submit. 2. Put down; force to submit 3. to conquer by force, bring under complete control
sully (V.)1. Make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air, of metals; also used metaphorically. 2. To make dirty; to attack the good name and reputation of someone. 3. to soil, stain, tarnish
tantalize (V.)1. to tease, bother, or bug 2. Tempt or distract in a bothersome way. 3. To torment by making something that one desires almost but never quite available.
terse (Adj.)1. Brief and to the point; effectively cut short. "short and terse and easy to understand" 2. concise, brief, to the point
unflinching (Adj.)1. Not shrinking from danger; steadfast. 2. firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back
Created by: crawfka
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