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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To scatter or spread
At the daycare center, the toys were strewn around the play area.
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.
To own, get, or gain control over
In the movie, The Exorcist, the main character was possessed by demons.
Charge and control over
The lost child remained in the custody of the security guard until his parents came to get him.
To gain, reach, or get
Sometimes it is difficult to attain your goals even if you try very hard.
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.
To gather or collect
Since he would not restrain his spending, his debts accumulated until he had to declare bankruptcy.
To make a mocking face
The members of the popular crowd sneered at everyone they considered inferior.
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.
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.