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Vocab 13 Definitions

(v.) to stick to, remain attached; to be devoted or loyal as a follower or supporter adhere
(v.) to declare to be true, state positively; to confirm affirm
(n.) an extremely wicked, brutal, or cruel act; something very bad or unpleasant atrocity
(v.) to struggle successfully against; to prove to be a match for deal with satisfactorily; (n.) a long religious cloak; a canopy cope
(v.) discourage, scare off or prevent through fear or doubt deter
(adj.) causing uneasiness or worry disquieting
(v.) to give power or authority to, to enable to permit empower
(adj.) speaking or writing easily and smoothly, flowing gracefully fluent
(v.) to move slowly or fall behind; to bring up the rear (n.) a falling behind; the amount by which someone or something is behind; an interval lag
(v.) to injure very seriously by cutting, tearing, crushing, et.; to bring to ruin mangle
(n.) a wrong idea, misunderstanding misapprehension
(n.) one who expects things to turn out for the best; someone who looks on the bright side of things optimist
(v.) to roam about stealthily in search of something prowl
(n.) a reading in public of something that is memorized; a memorized poem or piece of prose that is read aloud recitation
(v.) to make stupid, dull, or groggy; to surprise or astonish stupefy
(adjk.) in a bad or nasty mood, resentful; gloomy sulky
(n.) something added to complete a thing or make up for a lack; a section added to a book or document (v.) to provide such and addition or completion supplement
(v.) to have a heavy, violent, swelling motion (like waves) (n.) powerful forward rush surge
(n.) a quality or characteristic (especially of personality); a distinguishing feature trait
(adj.) dishonest; not guided or controlled by moral principles unscrupulous
Created by: NancBradl
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