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WTG Lesson 2

cliche' Noun a phrase that is no longer very effective or meaningful because of being used too often Syn: phrase
commend Verb to speak of with approval; to praise Syn: praise, applaud
competent Adj. able to do something Syn: able, capable
deception Noun a trick or lie; something that deceives Syn: lies, cheat, betrayal
drudgery Noun dull, uninteresting work Syn: chore
erode Verb to wear away slowly Syn: gnaw, crumble
falter Verb 1. to hesitate; to not go straight onward; to lose courage 2. to speak in a hesitation way; to stammer Syn: hesitate, waver
hoard Noun a stored supply, often hidden Verb to store up for future use; to collect, often in a greedy way Syn: collect, abundance
intimidate Verb to frighten; to influence by fear Syn: scare, force, bully
jubilant Adj. feeling great joy; filled with gladness and rejoicing; happy enough to shout Syn: joyful, excited
luscious Adj. delicious; extremely sweet and pleasing to any of the senses Syn: yummy, appetizing, divine
offend Verb to cause [someone] to feel hurt or angry; to insult Syn: insult, annoy, anger
retrieve Verb to get back; to recover Syn: fetch
steadfast Adj. 1. firm and unchanging 2. loyal and true Syn: Loyal, dedicated
tact Noun the ability to deal with difficult situations without making people feel hurt or insulted Syn: poise
Created by: 6gradeCLJMS



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