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Voca Unit 10-012713

Sadlier- Oxford Vocabulary Unit 10-012713

adept    adj.) thoroughly skilled; (n.) an expert.
aspire   (v.) a. to have a great ambition; desire strongly b. to strive toward an end; aim at; To want or wish to become something important.
bleak    (adj.)Depressing; discouraging; harsh; cold; barren;Without hope or good cheer.
chide (V.) to scold; rebuke; reprimand; to blame
despicable    (Adj.) Worthy only of contempt or scorn; despised; rejected;morally reprehensible.
diminutive (Adj.)very small, smaller than most others of the same type.
emancipate    (v.) to free from slavery; liberate;To free from bondage, oppression, or restraint.
erroneous    (adj.) incorrect, containing mistakes;wrong; mistaken; incorrect.
exploit    (v.) to make use of (n.) A feat or deed; to make unfair use of; a bold act.
extemporaneous        (adj.) made or delivered spur of the moment.
impair   (v.) to make imperfect, damage, harm.
invincible   (Adj.)not being able to be broken or defeated; incapable of being conquered, overcome, or subdued.
languid   (adj.) drooping; without energy, sluggish.
mire   (n.) mud; wet, swampy ground; a tough situation: (v.) to get stuck; Cause to get stuck as if in a mire; unable to make progress.
obtrusive    (adj.) forward; undesirably prominent; thrust out.
preamble    (n.)an introduction to a speech or piece of writing.
render    (v.) to cause to become; to perform; to deliver officially; to process, extract-portray, depict, execute, administer.
rugged    (adj.) rough and uneven; having a rough irregular surface; something rough, difficult or uneven,
skeptical    (adj.) inclined to doubt, slow to accept something as true; doubting or not really believing what you see or hear.
slipshod    (adj.) untidy in dress, personal habits, etc,; careless, sloppy.
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