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English Ch 9

eNgLiSh ChApTeR 9 vOcAbUlArY

graphic lifelike, vivid
accelerate to speed up, to cause to move faster
bystander one who looks on or observes, but is not taking part
canvass to go over in detail, to discuss
casual showing little concern, informal
downtrodden to be treated unfairly
entice to attract, tempt
erode to wear away gradually, eat away
flounder to thrash about in an ineffective way
gruesome horrible, revolting
melancholy sad, gloomy, unhappy
ordeal a difficult or painful experience
parch to make dry or thirsty, to shrivel with heat
persist to remain
puny of less than normal size or strength
quibble to evade
ratify to approve
stifle to smother
regal royal, kinglike
vital having life, living
Created by: cottoncandy2