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Vocabulary Unit 11

TermDefinition
Belated(adj) Late, tardy.
Cite(v) To quote; to mention; to summon to appear in court; to commend to commend, recommend.
Conventional(adj) In line with accepted ideas or standards; trite.
Decoy(v) To lure into a trap.
Decoy(n) A person or thing use to lure into a trap.
Ensue(v) To follow in order, come immediately after, and as a result.
Mediate(v) To bring about an agreement between persons or groups, act as a go-between.
Mediate(adj) Occupying a middle position; indirect, acting through an intermediary.
Milieu(n) The setting, surroundings, environment.
Outlandish(adj) Strange, freakish, weird, foreign-looking; out-of-the-way, geographically remote; exceeding reasonable limits.
Pert(adj) High-spirited; lively; bold, saucy; jaunty.
Taint(n) A stain or spot; a mark of corruption or dishonor.
Taint(v) To stain or contaminate.
Appease(v) To make calm, soothe; to relieve, satisfy; to yield to.
Calamitous(adj) Causing great misfortune.
Delve(v) To dig; to search deeply and thoroughly into.
Gallantry(n) Heroic courage, respect and courtesy; an act or statement marked by a high level of courtesy.
Impart(v) To make known, tell; to give, pass something on.
Judicious(adj) Using or showing good judgment, wise, sensible.
Overbearing(adj) Domineering, haughty, bullying; overpowering, predominant.
Quirk(n) A peculiar way of acting; a sudden twist or turn.
Regale(v) To feast, entertain agreeably.
Shiftless(adj) Lazy, lacking in ambition and energy; inefficient.
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