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Vocab. - Level B

Unit 14

Vocab. - Level BUnit 14
affliction (n.) a physical ailment; a cause of pain or trouble, misfortune
akin (adj.) related by blood; having similar qualities or character
cosmopolitan (adj.) found in most parts of the world; having many fields of interest; of worldwide scope; sophisticated
elongate (v.) to grow in length, become longer; to extend the length of
gala (n.) a public entertainment making a special event, a festive occasion; (adj.) festive, showy
gaudy (adj.) flashy, showy; not in good taste
gratitude (n.) appreciation, thankfulness
heed (v.) to pay careful attention to, notice; to be guided by; (n.) close attention or consideration
hoax (n.) an act intended to trick or deceive, a fraud; (v.) to trick, deceive
impartial (adj.) just, unbiased, fair, not taking sides
imposter (n.) a swindler, deceiver; one who uses a false name or character in order to cheat
inflate (v.) to fill with air or gas; to swell or puff out; to make something appear larger than it is
meager (adj.) poor, scant, unsatisfactory; thin, light
meditate (v.) to think about deeply and quietly, reflect upon; to plan, intend
nutritious (adj.) nourishing, valuable and satisfying as food
oppress (v.) to govern or rule cruelly or unjustly; to weigh heavily upon
pedestrian (n.) one who goes on foot; (adj.) relating to walking; on foot; ordinary, dull, unimaginative
transmit (v.) to send on, pass along, send out
vanquish (v.) to defeat in a battle or contest, overthrow; to overcome a feeling or condition
wan (adj.) unnaturally pale or sickly looking; lacing vitality; dim, faint; weak, ineffectual
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