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TKAM Vocab #3. shambles. Part of Speech: noun Definition: a place or state in which there is great confusion, disorder, or destruction Her actions left her family in shambles. ingenuous. Part of Speech: adjective Definition: very smart or clever T he book has an ingenious plot. gallant.

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Tkam vocab 3

TKAM Vocab #3


Shambles
shambles

Part of Speech: noun

Definition: a place or state in which there is great confusion, disorder, or destruction

Her actions left her family in shambles.


Ingenuous
ingenuous

Part of Speech: adjective

Definition: very smart or clever

The book has an ingenious plot.


Gallant
gallant

Part of Speech: adjective

Definition: showing courage; very brave

The new student had a very gallant personality as he approached his new peers.


Invective
invective

Part of Speech: adjective

Definition: of, relating to, or characterized by insult or abuse

He gave out invective remarks toward an unlucky friend.


Contemporary
contemporary

Part of Speech: adjective

Definition: happening or beginning now or in recent times

The new house on our street was very contemporary.


Rudiments
rudiments

Part of Speech: noun

Definition: something unformed or undeveloped

They began to put together the rudiments of the plan.


Mausoleum
mausoleum

Part of Speech: noun

Definition: a large tomb; a large gloomy building or room

It is so quiet in here it is like a mausoleum.


Umbrage
umbrage

Part of Speech: noun

Definition: a feeling of being offended by what someone has said or done

She took umbrage at the slightest suggestion of disrespect.


Palliation
palliation

Part of Speech: verb

Definition: to make the effects of (something, such as an illness) less painful, harmful, or harsh

There are treatments that can palliate the painful symptoms of the disease.


Reconnaissance
reconnaissance

Part of Speech: noun

Definition: a preliminary survey to gain information; especially an exploratory military survey of enemy territory

They did a reconnaissance of the enemy's position.


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