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Vocabulary Week 3 Gold. Word 1: Intrepid Def: Bold and fearless Sent: Unlike the mediocre, intrepid spirits seek victory over those things that seem impossible... Anon.

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Vocabulary week 3 gold

Vocabulary Week 3Gold

Word 1: Intrepid Def: Bold and fearlessSent: Unlike the mediocre, intrepid spirits seek victory over those things that seem impossible... Anon

Word2: IdiosyncrasyDef: Unusual feature or peculiarity that makes someone stand out from the groupSent: The older I get, the more I embrace my ownidiosyncrasies. Brittany Murphy

Word3:TemerityDef: Foolish or reckless disregard of danger, excessively bold Sent: We practiced hiding under our desks in case they had the temerity to drop a nuclear weapon. Kary Mullis

Word 4: Euphemism Def: Substituting a saying that is offensive with one that is less offensive Sent: Euphemisms are not…. useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission… Quentin Crisp

Word 5: ObliterateDef: To destroy completely, wipe out Sent: Those who try to obliterate the past are injuring the present. Helen Dunmore

Word 6: GarishDef: Bright, colorful but ugly Sent: People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human… Soren Kierkegaard

Word7:ReticentDef: Inclined to be silent Sent: Circles create soothing space, where evenreticentpeople can realize that their voice is welcome. Margret J. Wheatley

Word 8: PremonitionDef: Strange feeling something is going to happen Sent: I'm aware of the mystery around us, so I write about coincidences, premonitions, emotions, dreams, the power of nature, magic. Isabel Allende

Word 9: Aphorism Def: Concise statement of truth or principle Sent: How many of us have been attracted to reason; first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life, by some dazzling aphorism. Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

Word 10: DisproportionateDef: When something is too small or large for what it should be Sent: Disproportionate rage or anger, overreaction to minor provocation, and cynicism are other embodiments of suppressed emotion. Stephen Covey

Word 11:Mellifluous Def: Sweet and smooth; generally used of a person's voice, tone or writing style Sent: Mellifluous Shakespeare, whose enchanting Quill Commandeth Mirth or Passion, was but Will. Thomas Heywood

Word 12: Shard Def: Piece of a broken pot or glass Sent: I'm touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful - collecting these shards of spirituality - that we may be helping to bring about a healing. Leonard Nimoy

Word 13: RelicDef: Object from the past that is kept to remember historySent: Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living. Emily Bronte

Word 14: IndigenousDef: People or plants from an area they originated from Sent: There are no quick fixes to Indigenous poverty and social disaster. Malcolm Fraser

Word 15:OstracizeDef: To not let someone into your group or not talk to themSent: Basically, I was pretty ostracized in my hometown. Me and a few other guys were the town freaks- Bruce Springsteen

Word 16:Divulge Def: To share information, especially secretive Sent: And a source's confidence that we will not divulge their identity is crucial to his or her readiness to come to us with allegations of fraud, or abuse or other wrongdoing. Judith Miller

Word 17: Adroit Def: Expert or cleverly skillful Sent: He will probably be very flexible now. He'll be very adroit in his attempt to win popularity. Warren Beatty

Word 18: Ornithologist / OrnithologyDef: The study of birdsSent: To a man, ornithologists are tall, slender, and bearded so that they can stand motionless for hours, imitating kindly trees, as they watch for birds. Gore Vidal

Word 19: ApexDef: Top or most successful pointSent: The great white shark is, more importantly, endangered as the apex predator among fish. Peter Benchley

Word20: AccoladeDef: Prestigious award given for recognition of work done or achievement Sent: The accolades usually come when you're dead or too old to get a job. John Frankenheimer