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Vocabulary Week 9. Campagna. peruse. It is wise to have a lawyer peruse an agreement before you sign it. peruse. V. to read thoroughly and carefully. porous. Some synthetic materials are as porous and strong as natural sponges. porous.

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Vocabulary week 9

Vocabulary Week 9

Campagna


Peruse

peruse

  • It is wise to have a lawyer peruse an agreement before you sign it.


Peruse1

peruse

  • V. to read thoroughly and carefully


Porous

porous

  • Some synthetic materials are as porous and strong as natural sponges.


Porous1

porous

  • Adj. full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water


Promontory

promontory

  • We chose a high promontory overlooking the sea as the perfect spot for our picnic lunch.


Promontory1

promontory

  • N. a high point of land extending into water


Prone

prone

  • Unfortunately, I am prone to earaches and sinus infections.


Prone1

prone

  • Adj. lying face down; inclined, likely


Qualm

qualm

  • I don’t have any qualms with people who want to make up for their previous mistakes.


Qualm1

qualm

  • N a pang of conscience, uneasiness, misgiving, or doubt; a feeling of faintness or nausea


Recourse

recourse

  • If my letter of complaint fails to get results, I will still have recourse to a higher authority


Recourse1

recourse

  • N. a person or thing turned to for help or advice; the act of seeking help or protection


Residue

residue

  • A residue of sticky taffy made the pan difficult to clean.


Residue1

residue

  • N. a remainder, that which remains when a part has be used up or removed


Solicitous

solicitous

  • Neighbors made solicitous inquiries about the state of the elderly couple’s health.


Solicitous1

solicitous

  • Adj. showing concern or care; fearful or anxious about someone or something


Staid

staid

  • Many companies have a dress code which requires that all employees wear staid colors such as navy or gray.


Staid1

staid

  • Adj. serious or dignified; quiet or subdued in character or conduct


Sustain

sustain

  • You may sustain a serious eye injury if you forget to wear your safety goggles when you work with chemicals or power tools.


Sustain1

sustain

  • V. to support, nourish, keep up; to suffer, undergo; to bear up under, withstand; to affirm the validity of


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