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English-Unit 1

English-Unit 1 (Parts of Speech and Definition)

apparel (n.) clothing, that which serves as dress or decoration; (v.) to put clothes on, dress up
besiege (v.) to attack by surrounding with military forces; to cause worry or trouble
compress (v.) to press together; to reduce in size or volume; (n.) a folded cloth or pad applied to an injury
denounce (v.) to condemn openly; to accuse formally
dispatch (v.) to send off or out for a purpose; to kill; (n.) an official message; promptness speed; the act of killing
douse (v.) to plunge into a liquid, drench; to put out quickly, extinguish
expressly (adv.) plainly, in so many words; for a particular purpose
famished (adv., part.) suffering severely from hunger or from lack of something
forsake (v.) to give up, renounce; to leave, abandon
gainful (adj.) profitable; bringing in money or some special advantage
immense (adj.) very large or great; beyond ordinary means of measurement
inept (adj.) totally without skill or appropriateness
ingenious (adj.) showing remarkable originality, inventiveness, or resourcefulness; clever
instantaneous (adj.) done in an instant; immediate
irk (v.) to annoy, trouble, maker weary
libel (n.) a written statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputation of the person about whom it is made; (v.) to write or publish such a statement
misgiving (n.) a feeling of fear, doubt, or uncertainty
oaf (n.) a stupid person; a big, clumsy, slow indivisual
recede (v.) to go or move backward; to become more distant
repast (n.) a meal, food
Created by: adavis12