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vocabulary workshop

Level A Unit 11

vocabulary wordmeaning
alias 1 an assumed name, especially as used to hide one's identity
alias 2 otherwise called
amble 1 to walk slowly, stroll
amble 2 an easy pace
amble 3 a leisurely walk
burly 1 big and strong
burly 2 muscular
distort 1 to give a false or misleading account of
distort 2 to twist out of shape
dogged persistent, stubbornly determined, refusing to give up
dumbfounded so amazed that one is unable to speak, bewildered
extinct 1 no longer in existence
extinct 2 no longer active
extinct 3 gone out of use
fossil 1 the petrified remains or traces of an animal or plant that lived in the past
fossil 2 an extremely old fashioned person or thing
fossil 3 having qualities that belong to a remote past
grit 1 very fine sand or gravel
grit 2 courage in the face of hardship or danger
grit 3 to grind
grit 4 to make a grating sound
inevitable sure to happen, unavoidable
ingrained 1 fixed deeply and firmly
ingrained 2 working into the grain or fiber
ingrained 3 forming a part of the inmost being
meteoric 1 resembling a meteor in speed
meteoric 2 having sudden and temporary brilliance similar to a meteor's
parody 1 a humorous or ridiculous imitation
parody 2 to make fun of something by imitating it
prevail 1 to triumph over
prevail 2 to succeed
prevail 3 to exist widely, be in general use
prevail 4 to get someone to do something by urging
rend 1 to tear to pieces
rend 2 split violently apart
replenish to fill again, make good, replace
rummage 1 to search through, investigate the contents of
rummage 2 an active search
rummage 3 a collection of odd items
skimp 1 to save, be thrifty
skimp 2 to be extremely sparing with
skimp 3 to give little attention or effort to
sleuth a detective
vandalism a deliberate and pointless destruction of public or private property
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