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Vocab. - Level C

Unit 14

Vocab. - Level CUnit 14
amplify (v.) to make stronger, larger, greater, louder, or the like
armistice (n.) a temporary peace, halt in fighting
arrogant (adj.) haughty, too convinced of one's own importance
bland (adj.) gentle, soothing, mild; lacking interest or taste
disclaim (v.) to deny interest in or connection with; to give up all claim to
epoch (n.) a distinct period of time, era, age
estrange (v.) to drift apart or become unfriendly; to cause such a separation; to remove or keep at a distance
gratify (v.) to please, satisfy; to indulge or humor
infinite (adj.) exceedingly great, inexhaustible, without limit, endless; (n. preceded by "the") an incalculable number, the concept of infinity
irascible (adj.) easily made angry, hot-tempered
kindred (n.) a person's relatives; a family relationship; (adj.) related by blood; like, similar
naive (adj.) innocent, unsophisticated, showing lack of worldlly knowledge and experience
niche (n.) a decorative recess in a wall; a suitable place or position for a person or thing
obliterate (v.) to blot out completely, destroy utterly
ramshackle (adj.) appearing ready to collapse, loose and shaky
ransack (v.) to search or examine thorooughly; to rob , plunder
rote (n.) unthinking routine or repetition, a fixed or mechanical way of doing something; (adj.) based on a mechanical routine
solvent (adj.) able to meet one's financial obligations; having the power to dissolve other substances; (n.) a liquid used to disolve other substances; something that solves, explains, eliminates or softens
tedious (adj.) long and tiresome
vendor (n.) a person who sells something
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