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Karabasz 1

Vocabulary Unit 1

apparel clothing, that which serves as dress or decoration, attire or garments
besiege to attack by surrounding with military forces, to cause worry or trouble, blockade, encircle
compress v)to press together, to reduce in size or volume, shrink, condense; (n) a folded cloth or pad applied to an injury
denounce to condemn openly, to accuse formally, criticize,
dispatch (v) to send off or out for a purpose; to kill (n) an official message; promptness, speed; report
douse to plunge into a liquid, drench; to put out quickly, extinguish; dunk, soak
expressly plainly, in so many words; for a particular purpose; clearly, explicitly
famished suffering severely from hunger or from lack of something; hungry, starving, ravenous
forsake to give up; renounce; to leave, abandon, desert
gainful profitable; bringing in money or some special advantage; moneymaking
immense very large or great; beyond ordinary means of measurement; vast, enormous, gigantic
inept totally without skill or appropriateness; clumsy, unskilled, incompetent
ingenious showing remarkable originality, inventiveness, or resourcefulness; clever; imaginative; inventive, resourceful
instantaneous done in an instant; immediate, prompt, quick, speedy
irk to annoy, trouble, make weary, bother, irritate
libel a written statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputation of the person about whom it is made; slur, smear
misgiving a feeling of fear, doubt, or uncertainly, worry, hesitation
oaf a stupid person; a big clumsy slow individual; bonehead
recede to go or move backward; to become more distant; retreat
repast a meal, food, feast
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