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Vocab Unit 6

All words for Vocab Unit 6 + part of speech + synonyms + example sentence

WordPart Of SpeechSynonymsExample Sentence
gaily adverb happily, cheerfully, gleefully The girl skipped away gaily, obviously happy about her triple scoop of ice cream.
incinerate verb to burn, to ignite, to scorch The man was going to incinerate the wood, and burn it to a crisp.
instantaneous adjective occurring immediately, instant, momentary The service at the restaurant was so instantaneous that the family got their food in under five minutes.
precarious adjective dangerous, hazardous, perilous The toy was placed precariously on the bookshelf, like it might fall any second.
queue noun a line, a row The queue of people waiting to get the new iPhone stretched down several streets.
sequestered adjective isolated, secluded The woman was sequestered in the remote jungle, hidden away from the world.
skirmish noun unplanned fighting, dispute The skirmish lasted about an hour before the unplanned fighting stopped.
tenacious adjective strong and steadfast, determined The knight was so tenacious he strangled a lion with his bare hands.
agita noun nervousness, anxiety, fear There was much agita before the big test.
balk verb to draw away from, to dodge, to evade He had to balk away from the man, slowly walking backwards.
Created by: sseideman2027
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