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vocab unit 2

TermDefinition
adverse (adj) unfavorable, negative, working against, hostile.
assailant (n) a person who attacks violently( with blows or words)
confront (v) to meet face to face especially as a challenge.
contemporary (adj) belonging to the same period of time as oneself.
contemporary (n) a person of the same time.
depict (v) to portray to represent or show in form of a picture.
groundless (adj) without any good reason or cause.
hypocrite (adj) a person who pretends to be what he or she is not or better then he or she really is.
mimic (n) a person who does imitations.
mimic (v) to imitate; to make fun of.
serene (adj) peaceful, calm free of emotional upset.
sheepish (adj) embarrassed resembling a sheep in meekness
arid (adj) extremely dry uninteresting
billow (n) a large wave
billow (v)to rise or swell like a wave.
constrain (v) to force compel to restrain hold back
disinterested (adj) fair-minded free from selfish motives
encompass (v) to encircle go or reach around to enclose
incomprehensible (adj) impossible to understand
manipulate (v) to handle or use skillfully
maximum (n) the greatest possible amount or degree
maximum (adj) reaching the greatest possible amount or degree
ruffle (v)to wrinkle make uneven to annoy upset
ruffle (n)material used for trimming edges.
stamina the strength needed to keep going or overcom
Created by: 24arenl