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Vocabulary unit 9

apt suitable, fitting, likely; quick to learn
awry in a turned or twisted position or direction;wrong, out of the right of hoped-for course
bludgeon short club used as a weapon; to strike with a heavy club; to use force or strong arguments to gain some point
capitulate short club used as a weapon; to strike with a heavy club; to use force or strong arguments to gain some point
chafe to warm by rubbing, to wear sore by rubbing; to feel annoyance or dissatisfaction, annoy, irk; to strain or press against; a sore or injury caused by rubbing
defile to make unclean or dirty; destroy the purity of; to march in a single line; a narrow passage;gorge,canyon
dire dreadful, causing fear or suffering; warning of trouble to come; demanding immediate action to avoid disaster
disarming charming, tending to get rid of unfriendliness or suspicion
disgruntled in bad humor, discontented, annoyed
encroach to advance beyond the usually or proper limits, trespass
endow to furnish, equip, provide with funds or some other desirable thing or quality
fend to ward off, resist; to get along, manage
impunity freedom from punishment
mien air, manner; appearance; expression
penal having to do with punishment
pertinent related to the matter at hand,to the point
predominant the greatest in strength or power; most common
prodigy something wonderful or marvelous;something monstrous or abnormal; an unusual feat; a child or young person with extraordinary ability or talent
recluse a person who leads a life shut up or withdrawn from the world
renown fame, glory
Created by: 22liuge