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"The Bet"Vocab Words

TermSample SentenceDefinition
Compulsory The resume was compulsory to get the job. forced; required; mandatory
Earnest Mack was earnest about his grandfather getting sick. intense, a sincere state of mind
Emaciated The tire on the car was emaciated because the car drifted to much. extremely thin; wasted away
Cleaving Sam is cleaving a cookie so he can share it with his brother. to split something into pieces
Frivolous Mike was frivolous when his dad said he not getting a phone. not serious in content or attitude or behavior
Implore The old woman on the streets implore for food for her son. to beg
Procure May made sure she put enough procure in evrything she does. to obtain through special effort; to bring about
Renounce Mike renounce the job as a farmer, to go for the job of a miner. to leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily
Stake Robbie's dad stake was on the car. to place a bet on (something) (syn. wager)
Zealous Bobby was zealous to go to Disney World. eager or devoted
Pampered The boy's mom pampered her son until he left for college. treated with extreme or excessive care and attention.
Indiscriminately Sally was indiscriminately judged by her glasses. at random (randomly)
Ethereal The vase from her great grandmother was ethereal. extremely delicate or refined (as in beauty) heavenly(angelic in appearance)
Trifle The famous writer's writing became trifle to end with. a detail that is considered insignificant
Caprice Grandfather's death was caprice to the family. sudden, impulsive, and unmotivated action (“on a whim”)
Created by: 21Ibe