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8th grade vocab 4

bolster to support, give a boost to; a long pillow or cushion; a supporting post
deplore to feel or express regret or disapproval
frivolous of little importance, not worthy of serious attention;not meant seriously
obsess to trouble, haunt, or fill the mind
oust to remove, drive out of a position or place
porous full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water
prone lying face down; inclined, likely
qualm a pang of conscience, uneasiness, misgiving, or doubt; a feeling of faintness or nausea
residue a remainder, that which remains when a part has been used up or removed
staid serious and dignified; quiet or subdued in character or conduct
annul to reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative; to declare legally invalid or void
blase indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures; apathetic
muster to bring together for service or battle; to gather or summon; to amount to, comprise, include; a list of men for military service; a gathering, accumulation
nonentity a person or thing of no importance
ornate elaborately decorated; showily splendid
peruse to read thoroughly and carefully
promontory a high point of land extending into water
recourse a person or thing turned to for help or advice; the act of seeking help or protection
solicitous showing concern or care; fearful or anxious about someone or something
sustain to support, nourish, keep up; to suffer, undergo; to bear up under, withstand; to affirm the validity of
Created by: 24joner



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