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TTM C10 Vocab

Vocabulary Words for Chapter 10 of The Time Machine

TermDefinition
refrain stop yourself from doing something that you want to do
fertile producing many plants or crops; able to support the growth of many plants
gay brilliant in color
blots soiling or disfiguring mark; spot; stain
cattle cows, bulls, or steers that are kept on a farm or ranch for meat or milk
provided against thought ahead to prepare for
grieved showed deep sadness (usually because someone died)
permanency being permanent (which is lasting or continuing for a very long time or forever; not temporary or changing)
versatility being able to do many different things; having many different uses
compensation something good that acts as a balance against something bad or undesirable
appeals asks for something (such as help or support) in a serious way
partake have a share or part of something along with others; have some of the qualities of something
disjointed been thrown out of orderly function
outside beyond; besides
retained continued to have or use something
initiative the power or opportunity to do something before others do; doing something useful or helpful on your own or before you’re told to
failed fell short; stopped working normally; ran out
forbidden ordered not to do; said was not allowed
wit the ability to think or reason
tranquil quiet and peaceful
apartment any separated room or group of rooms in a house or other dwelling
siege a serious and lasting attack of something
meek having or showing a quiet and gentle nature; not wanting to fight or argue with other people
inclination a feeling of wanting to do something; a tendency to do something
oiled treated or covered with oil
abominable worthy of or causing disgust or hatred; detestable
studs bosses, rivets, or nails with large heads used (as on a shield or belt) for ornament or protection
nearer closer
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