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LA Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Acrid Having an irritatingly strong and unpleasant taste or smell.
Casualty The relationship between cause and effect.
Congested Blocked up with or too full of something, in particular.
Cope Of a person dealing effectively with something difficult.
Headlong In a rush; with reckless haste.
Hurtle Move or cause to move at a great speed, usually in a wildly uncontrolled manner.
Impede Delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them
Inevitable Certain to happen; unavoidable.
Lax Not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful.
Irate Feeling or characterized by great anger.
Initiate Cause (a process or action) to begin.
Negligent Failing to take proper care in doing something.
Smolder To burn slowly with smoke but no flame.
Stringent Of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting.
Throng A large, densely packed crowd of people or animals.
Aquatic Of or relating to water.
Assert A state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully.
Avert Turn away (one's eyes or thoughts).
Bleak Of an area of land) lacking vegetation and exposed to the elements.
Blithe Showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be callous or improper.
Docile Ready to accept control or instruction; submissive.
Dwindle Diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength.
Lethal Sufficient to cause death.
Monitor An instrument or device used for observing, checking, or keeping a continuous record of a process or quantity.
Mutilate Inflict a violent and disfiguring injury on.
Nimble Quick and light in movement or action; agile
Plight A dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation.
Ponderous Slow and clumsy because of great weight.
Verge An edge or border.
Vigilant Keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.
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