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English Vocabulary

LA Grade 8

Stricken seriously affected by an undesirable condition or unpleasant feeling
Torrent a strong and fast-moving stream of water
Rapt completely fascinated by what one is seeing or hearing
Preoccupied engrossed in thought; distracted
Possess belonging to one; own
Expanse a wide open space
Ameliorate to make better or more tolerable
Capitulate to surrender
Furtive sneaky to avoid drawing attention
Retaliate to get revenge
Ascend to move upward
Deteriorate to worsen over time, wear out
Deplete to completely use up
Innocuous harmless
Banal so common it's boring
Demure quiet and shy
Formidable threatening due to size and strength
Immaculate spotlessly clean
Arduous taking a lot of effort
Err to make a mistake
Created by: naddison
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