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vocab words for Mr.K

TermDefinition
Balmy pleasantly warm
tangent a straight line or plane that touches a curve surface at a point, but if extended does not cross it at that point
melancholy a feeling of pensive sadness,typically with no obvious cause
rueful expressing sorrow or regret, especially when in a slightly humorous way
exasperated To be mad and anger
self-deprecation to be honest and modest
retorted an response or answer
galling annoying or humiliating
venture a risky or daring journey or undertaking
instinct an innate, typically fixed pattern of behavior in animals in response to certain stimuli
faltered start to lose strength or momentum
scornful feeling or expressing contempt or derision
elated make someone ecstatically happy
receded go or move back or further away from a previous position
vanity excessive pride in or admiration of one's appearance or achievements
indomitable impossible to win or succeed
perilous full of danger or risk
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Created by: Boss7183