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Vocabulary 1-3

TermDefinition
beleaguered adjective- filled with difficulties, troubled
demur (demurred) verb- to object, disagree
derail verb- to block something from its intended purpose, blocked, stop
grotesque adjective- distorted or ugly, disgusting
imprudent adjective- foolish, thoughtless, unwise
magnanimous adjective- generous, forgiving, unselfish
placate verb- to make someone less angry,soothe, calm down
pusillanimous adjective- timid, fearful, cowardly
sanguine adjective- positive or optimistic, happy, hopeful
tranquility noun- calmness, serenity, peace
detonate verb- to explode, blow up, burst
flabbergasted adjective- astonished, amazed, astounded
incredulous adjective- disbelieving, doubtful, unconvinced
meticulous adjective- careful and thorough, accurate, precise
mundane adjective- everyday, ordinary, day - to - day, common
perfidy noun- untrustworthiness, faithlessness, treachery
requisition verb- to request or order, demand, call for
spurious adjective- false or fake, phony, bogus
strife noun- angry or bitter disagreement, conflict, rivalry
resolute adjective- in a determined way, fixed, unwavering
abundance noun- a large quantity of something, plenty, alot
agog adjective- very eager to hear or see something, enthusiastic, amazed
ambiguity noun- vagueness, uncertainty, doubt
austere adjective- severe or strict, forbidding, ridgid
discombobulated adjective- confused, bewildered, puzzled
harbinger noun- something that signals the approach of something else, signal, sign
inconspicuous adjective- unnoticeable, hidden, camouflaged
loiter verb- to waste time or dawdle, hang around, move slowly
niche noun- a shallow recess used to display something, compartment, nook
traipse verb- to plod or trudge, lumber, tromp
Created by: mcuiffo