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Vocab 11 Definitions

alias (n.) an assumed name, especially as used to hide one's identity; (adv.) otherwise called
amble (v.) to walk slowly, stroll (n.) an easy pace; a leisurely walk
burly (adj.) big and strong; muscular
distort (v.) to give a false or misleading account of; to twist out of shape
dogged (adj.) persistent, stubbornly determined, refusing to give up
dumbfounded (adj.) so amazed that one is unable to speak, bewildered
extinct (adj.) no longer in existence; no longer active; gone out of use
grit (n.) very fine sand or gravel; courage in the face of hardship or danger (v.) to grind; to make a grating sound
inevitable (adj.) sure to happen, unavoidable
ingrained (adj.) fixed deeply and firmly; working into the grain or fiber; forming a part of the inmost being
meteoric (adj.) resembling a meteor in speed; having sudden and temporary brilliance similar to a meteor's
parody (n.) a humorous or ridiculous imitation (v.) to make fun of something by imitating it
prevail (v.) to triumph over; to succeed; to exist widely, be in general use; to get someone to do something by urging
relic (n.) an object from the past with historical value or interest; a trace of an outdated custom; remaining fragments, ruins
rend (v.) to tear to pieces; split violently apart ( past tense, rent)
replenish (v.) to fill again, make good, replace
rummage (v.) to search through, investigate the contents of (n.) an active search; a collection of odd items
skimp (v.) to save, be thrifty; to be extremely sparing with; to give little attention or effort to
sleuth (n.) detective
vandalism (n.) deliberate and pointless destruction of public or private property
Created by: NancBradl
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