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stevenson unit 4

Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary

acquit to declare not guilty, exonerate, free from blame
deem judge, regard, to consider, have a opinion
devastate wreck, to destroy, leave in ruins
discredit to damage in reputation, to throw doubt upon or cause to be distrusted
elusive slippery, baffling, difficult to catch or to hold
generate to create, produce, to bring into existence
idolize to worship as an idol, to love very much, adore
ingratitude lack of thankfulness, ungrateful
keepsake reminder, memento, something kept in memory of the giver
mortal human, fatal, causing death
ovation cheers, bravos, an enthusiastic public welcome, applause
petty unimportant, insignificant, trivial
plight a sorry condition or state; to pledge, promise solemnly
repent regret, to feel sorry for what one has done or has failed to do
reverie fantasy, meditation, a daydream; being lost in thought
revocation to repeal, withdrawal, cancellation
scan to examine closely, to study, glance at, skim
strand fiber, thread, a string of hair or wire; abandon, maroon, leave in a hopeless condition
strife conflict, turmoil, struggle, fighting, bitter disagreement
topple upset, tumble, to fall forward, to overturn
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