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Level C review 1-3

Sadlier-Oxford

QuestionAnswer
Adage proverb, wise saying
Bonanza A rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a source of wealth or prosperity; a very large amount; sudden profit or gain.
Churlish Lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work or deal with; rude
Citadel A fortress that over looks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place
Collaborate To work with, work together
Decree An order having force of law; to issue an order; to command firmly or forcefully
Discordant Disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicted
Evolve To develop gradually; to rise to a higher level
Excerpt A passage taken from a book, article, etc.; to take such a passage; to quote
Grope To feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly.
Hover To float or hang suspended over; to more back and forth uncertainly over or around
Jostle To make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump; shove, brush against; to compete for
Laggard A person who moves slowly or falls behind falling behind slow move, act or respond
Plaudits Applause; enthusiastic praise or approval
Preclude To make impossible, to prevent, shut out
Revert To return, go back
Rubble Broken stone or bricks; ruins
Servile Of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or servant, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive
Vigil A watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention
Wrangle To quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way to obtain by argument; to herd
Antics Ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
Avowed Declared openly and without shame, acknowledge
Banter To exchange playful remarks, tease talk that is playful and teasing
Bountiful Giving freely, generous; plentiful, given abundantly
Congested Overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess
Detriment Harm or loss; injury damage; a disadvantage; a cause of harm, injury, loss or damage
Durable Sturdy not easily worn out or destroyed; lasting for a long time
Enterprising energetic, willing and able to start something new; showing boldness and imagination
Frugal Cheap
Gingerly With extreme care or caution
Glut To provide more than is needed or wanted; to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing; an oversupply
Incognito In disguised state
Invalidate To make valueless, take away all force or effect
Legendary Described in well known stories existing in old stories rather then real life.
Maim To cripple, disable, injure, mar, disfigure, mutilate
Minimize to make as small as possible
Oblique Slanting or slopping; not straight forward
Veer To change direction or course suddenly turn aside shift swerve
Venerate To regard with reverence, look up to with great respect
Wanton Reckless, heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals a spoiled pampered person; one with low morals.
allot To assign or distribute
amass to bring together, collect, gather
audacious bold, adventurous
comply to yield a request or command
allot To assign or distribute
amass to bring together, collect, gather
audacious bold, adventurous
comply to yield a request or command
devoid not having or using, lacking
elite the choice part of a group or people or things. superior
grapple an iron hook used to grab and hold; to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with
incapacitate to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible
instigate to urge; to stir up
longevity long life, long duration, length of life
myriad in very great numbers; a very great number
perspective a point view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed physically or mentally
perturb to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw in confusion
prodigious immense; extraordinary in bulk, size or degree
relevant connected with or related to the matter at hand
skittish extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious;
tether a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object; the outer limit of strength or resources
unison a sounding together; agreement or accord
vie to compete; to strive for victory or superiority
willful stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, deliberate
unison a sounding together; agreement or accord
Created by: filsanyousuf