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English IofW vocab

vocabulary 2019 for english

TermDefinition
conniving planning or involved in conspiring to do something immoral, illegal, or harmful
indigenous native to an area
disheartened very sad or down
quiver to shiver
salvage to save
brusque brief, rude, abrupt
retribution punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act
shroud a length of cloth or an enveloping garment in which a dead person is wrapped for burial
barrage a concentrated artillery bombardment over a wide area, or to spread a concentrated artillery bombardment over a wide area
redundant repeated or repetitive
empathy the ability to understand and share the feelings of another, on a profound level since you KNOW the experience.
gaunt lean and haggard, especially because of suffering, hunger, or age.
cower crouch down in fear
pummel strike repeatedly with the fists
sweltering unbearably hot
tranquil peaceful
manacle shackle for fastening someone's hands or ankles
redemption the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil
invigorate give strength or energy to
militant combative and aggressive in support of a political or social cause, and typically favoring extreme, violent, or confrontational methods.
audacity boldness
reconcile to make up
epiphany a self-discovery
archaic old and outdated
frugal wise with money
ostentatious loud and calling attention to oneself
nemesis enemy
insolent very naughty
pious holy, spiritual, good
futile useless
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