Vocabulary List 8. You’re on your way to an A! Study tip: Print this PowerPoint and write sentences for each word next to the slides. diffident. d is = not Diffident is an adjective. Try writing a sentence using the word diffident. Now, look at the example to the right.
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Diffident: lacking confidence in one's own ability, worth, or fitness; timid; shy.
Belligerent: of warlike character; aggressively hostile; waging war; engaged in war
Supersede: to replace in power, authority, effectiveness, acceptance, use, etc., as by another person or thing.
inanimate: not animate; lifeless; spiritless; sluggish; dull.
intervene: to come between disputing people, groups, etc.; intercede; mediate.
Subordinate: placed in or belonging to a lower order or rank of less importance; secondary; subject to or under the authority of a superior.