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vocabulary unit 2


adverse unfavorable negative working against
arid extrememly dry dull
Assailant a person who attacks violently
billow a large wave
confront to meet face to face
constrain to force compel to restrain hold back
contemporary belonging to the same perios fo time as oneself
depict to portray: to represent or show in form of a picture
disinterested fair minded free from selfish motives indifferent
encompass to encircle go or reach around
groundless without any good reason or cause unjustified
hypocrite a person who pretends to be what he or she is not or better that he or she really is a two faced person
incomprehensible impossible to understand
manipulate to handle or use skillfully to manage or control for personal gain or advantage
maximum the greatest possible amount or degree
mimic a person who does imitations to imitate
ruffle to wrinkle make uneven to annoy upset
serene peaceful calm free from emotional upset
sheepish embarrassed resembleing a sheep in meekness
stamina the stregth needed to keep going or overcome physical or mental strain staying power
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