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Unit 1 Fiction

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WordDefinition
encroaching intruding or moving into
commemorates honors a memory
extricating setting free, removing
constricting preventing freedom of movement; limiting
perpetually continuing forever, never ending, constantly
tentative hesitant, not confident
grave very serious and worrying
furtively secretively, sneakily, stealthily
maligned spoken ill of
apathy lack of interest or emotion
credulity tendency to believe to easily
oppressive causing great discomfort or distressing
peril/perilous dangers; dangerous
fusillade a massive outpouring
rubicund red colored
pretense pretending, or creating a false show of something
candid honest
lofty elevated in character, noble
detestable deserving hate or scorn, offensive
subdued quiet, lacking energy
edifying instructive in a way as to improve morally or intellectually
taciturn silent
tremor shaking
cowardice lack of bravery
prejudice harm that results from an unfair action or judgment
tempering changing to make more suitable
ingratiating acting in a way to gain someone's favor
scrutinized examined carefully
convoluted twisted in a complicated way
reveling taking great pleasure or delight, having fun
interminable endless or seemingly endless
Created by: t9bailey