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English-Unit 3

English-Unit 3 (Parts of Speech and Definition)

QuestionAnswer
barrage (n.) a rapid, large-scale outpouring of something
bigot (n.) an intolerate, prejudiced, or biased person
designate (v.) to indicate, point out; to appoint; (adj.) selected but not yet installed
diversity (n.) difference, variety; a condition of having many different types or forms
enigma (n.) someone or something that is extremely puzzling; that which annot be understood or explained
gloat (v.) to look at or think about with great intensity and satisfaction; to take great personal joy in
global (adj.) of, relating to, or involving the entire world; comprehensive
illusion (n.) a false idea; something that one seems to see or to be aware of that really does not exist
infuriate (v.) to make very angry, enrage
motivate (v.) to provide with a reason for doing; to push on to some goal or course of action
pacifist (n.) one who is against war or use of violence; (adj.) opposing war or violence
queue (n.) a line of people waiting for something (suck as a bus or the opening of a store); (v.) to from such a line
restrict (v.) to keep within set limits; to confine
sage (adj.) wise; (n.) a very wise person
slake (v.) to satisfy, relieve, or bring an end
terrain (n.) the landscape, especially considered with regard to its physical featured or fitness for some use; a field of knowledge
vocation (n.) any trade, profession, or occupation; a sense of fitness or special calling for one's work
vow (n.) a solemn or sacred promise or pledge; (v.) to declare or promise in a solemn way
waylay (v.) to lie in waut for and attack, ambush
wither (v.) to dry up, wilt, sag; to cause someone to feel ashamed, humiliated, or very small
Created by: adavis12
 

 



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