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Unit 7 definitions

unit 7

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brawl n. a noisy quarrel or fight
brawl v. to quarrel or to fight nosily
detest v. to hate, dislike very much loathe
flagrant adj. extremely bad, glaring; scandalous, notorious
fluster v. to make or become confused, agitated, or nervous
fluster n. a state of confusion or agitated
momentum n. the force or speed with which something moves
notable adj. striking, remarkable
notable n. a person who is well known, distinguished, or outstanding in some way
paradox n. a self-contradictory statement that on closer examination proves true; a person or thing with seemingly contradictory qualities
prior adj. earlier, former
salvo n. a burst of gunfire or cannon shot, often as a tribute or salute; a sudden burst of anything; a spirited verbal attack
vigilant adj. wide - awake, alert, watchful
amiss adj. faulty, imperfect, not as it should be;
amiss adv. in a mistaken or improper way, wrongly
domestic adj. native to a country, not foreign; relating to the life or affairs of a household
domestic n. a household servant
flaw n. a slight fault, defect, crack
fledgling n. an inexperienced person, beginner, a young bird about to leave the nest
fledgling adj. inexperienced, budding
foremost adj. chief, most important, primary
foremost adv. in the first place
nuture v. to bring up, care for, train, nourish
nuture n. rearing, training, upbringing
perjury n. the act of swearing to a lie
presume v. to take for granted, assume, or suppose; to dare, take upon oneself, take liberties
proficient adj. skilled, expert, or capable in any field or activity
wrath n. intense anger
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