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Vocab Unit 1 D E

Jenkins Vocabulary Unit 1 Definitions 10th grade level e

Adulterate v. to corrupt, make worse by the additional of something of lesser value
Ambidextrous adj. able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical
Augment v. to make larger, increase
Bereft adj. deprived of; made unhappy through loss
Deploy v. to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up
Dour adj. stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill humored
Fortitude n. courage in facing difficulties
Gape v. to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide
Gibe v. to utter taunting words; n. an expression of scorn
Guise n. an external appearance, cover, mask
Insidious adj. intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous
Intimidation n. a hint, indirect suggestion
Opulent adj. wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose
Pilable adj. easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
Reiterate v. to say again, repeat
Stolid adj. not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
Tentative adj. experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant
Unkempt adj. not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude
Verbatim adj. adv. word for word; exactly as written or spoken
Warily adv. cautiously, with great care
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