Vocab 6.1. Awww YEAH… owning a broad vocabulary… going to be so smart… . Augment. V. to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength , or extent; increase His salary is augmented by a small inheritance. Carousing.
Awww YEAH… owning a broad vocabulary… going to be so smart…
Adj. causing or involving great fear or suffering; dreadful; terribleThe situation was so dire that Stacy ran, crying, into the woods.
N. desire to inflict injury, harm, or suffering on another, either from hostileimpulseordeep-seatedmeanness Tim was perpetually fearful because of themaliceand spite ofhis lifelong foe.
Adj. Readily or plainly seen, heard, orperceived;obvious; evidentThe feelings of anger in the room were almost palpable; the air felt positively heavy with tension.
N: a discussion or conference (especially to discusssurrender)V: to hold an informal conference with an enemyunder a truce; to speak, talk, or confer.The math and science departments agreed to hold a parley mediated by the counselors.
N: a moral or ethical standardthatrestrains or inhibitscertain actionsShayla showed her lack of scruples when she stole money from her boss.
N: prevalence; majority; superiorityIn the past decade there has been a shift in the US population; Caucasians no longer have predominance.
In 2004 the predominance of “blue” states was in the Northeast-
V: to coat with gold, gold leaf, or a gold-coloredsubstance; to give a bright orpleasing aspecttoI gilded the frame over the weekend, but by Tuesday it was flaking off and looked crappy.
Adj. Kept away from the outside world, as a nun After being cloistered and overprotected her entire life, Jayla went wild her first year of college freedom.
V. Rid of an unwanted feeling, memory, or conditionAfter her husband left for good, Sue purged the house of all remnants of him so she didn’t have to be reminded.
N. An ornamented staff carried by leaders on special occasionsOn Halloween the boy dressed as the Pope whacked me with his scepter! I snatched it out of his hand and gave him no candy.