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NH Lesson 6 Vocab.

Vocabulary Lesson 6

abrasive (adj. & noun) able to scrape away by rubbing;harsh or rough in quality;a substance used to rub or scrape
benevolent(adj.) inclined to do good; kind;generous
compulsory (adj.) required; necessary
deft (adj.) neat and quick; skillful
frustrate (verb) to block an effort to reach a goal; to cause to feel discouraged and unable to succeed
impetuous (adj.) acting hastily and with sudden feeling rather than with thought or planning
outgrowth (noun) something that grows out of something else, either physically or as a result
precarious (adj.) not safe or secure; dangerous
priority (noun) the state or fact of being earlier in time; something that is given, or is worthy of being given, more or earlier attention
reimburse (verb) to pay back money spent or to repay for loss, damage, or expenses
saunter (verb) to walk in a casual and unhurried way
subside (verb) to sink to a lower level or become less; to quiet down or become less active
tumult (noun) the noise and confusion of a crowd; a feeling of confusion and disturbance
veer (verb) to change direction; to turn
vivacious (adj.) full of energy; lively
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