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V ocabulary. Group 14. strew stroo. V gather To scatter or spread At the daycare center, the toys were strewn around the play area. repel ree pel. V gather 1) To drive away, 2) to discourage, or 3) to disgust

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V ocabulary

Vocabulary

Group 14


Strew stroo
strewstroo

V gather

To scatter or spread

At the daycare center, the toys were strewn around the play area.


Repel ree pel
repelreepel

V gather

1) To drive away, 2) to discourage, or 3) to disgust

The purpose of a raincoat is to repel rain and keep the wearer dry.


Possess puh zes
possesspuhzes

V gather

To own, get, or gain control over

In the movie, The Exorcist, the main character was possessed by demons.


Custody kuhs tuh dee
custodykuhstuhdee

N gather

Charge and control over

The lost child remained in the custody of the security guard until his parents came to get him.


Attain uh tain
attainuh tain

V gather

To gain, reach, or get

Sometimes it is difficult to attain your goals even if you try very hard.


Abandon uh ban duhn
abandonuh ban duhn

V gather

1) To give up, 2) to leave completely, or 3) to act without restraint

When the storm damaged the ship beyond repair, the crew and passengers were forced to abandon the ship.


Accumulate uh kyu myuh late
accumulateuh kyumyuh late

V gather

To gather or collect

Since he would not restrain his spending, his debts accumulated until he had to declare bankruptcy.


Sneer snir
sneersnir

V criticize

To make a mocking face

The members of the popular crowd sneered at everyone they considered inferior.


Degrade di grade
degradedi grade

V criticize

1) To demote, 2) to corrupt, or 3) to lower in self esteem

As a consequence of his big mistake, Darrin was degraded from assistant supervisor level 1 to employer level 3.


Scoff skahf
scoffskahf

V criticize

To insult or mock

The animal rights activists scoffed at the idea that there could be any valid reaction to use animals in product tests.


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