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Vocabulary 3-1. 1. Concoction. 1. Concoction. A Mixture/ or Act of devising a plan The witches made a nasty concoction of the ingredients. 2.Anomaly. 2.Anomaly. Something abnormal or different The two headed snake was an anomaly we saw at the circus. 3. Contrite. 3. Contrite.

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1 concoction1
1. Concoction
  • A Mixture/ or
  • Act of devising a plan

The witches made a nasty concoction of the ingredients.

2 anomaly1
2.Anomaly
  • Something abnormal or different
  • The two headed snake was an anomaly we saw at the circus.
3 contrite1
3. Contrite
  • To be sorry or feel regret for doing something
  • The boy felt contrite for making fun of the little child who fell off his bicycle.
4 excerpt1
4.Excerpt
  • a passage or quotation taken or selected from a book, document, film, or the like; extract.
  • Passage from the original writing
  • The students memorized and recited an excerpt from “The Bible”.
5 servile1
5.Servile
  • Submissive
  • Servant like, giving into something because of fear
  • The servile employee always agreed to the unfair work hours and low wages offered by his employer.
6 hearsay1
6.Hearsay
  • unofficial information, Gossip, Rumor
  • The information you heard about the Class President’s resignation was just hearsay.
  • I pay no attention to hearsay.
7 jostle1
7.Jostle
  • to bump, push, shove or elbow roughly or rudely against something
  • The crowd at the train station jostled him towards the tracks.
8 clich1
8. Cliché
  • stereotyped expression
  • Overused expression
  • The man used a lot of cliches in his conversation.
  • Strong as an ox, older and wiser, Apple of my eye
9 vigil1
9. Vigil
  • Wakefulness or a period of watchfulness
  • The mother kept a vigil over her sick child for the whole night.
  • The nurse kept her vigil near the patient.
10 rubble1
10.Rubble
  • broken bits and pieces of debris, rocks or anything
  • The twin towers were reduced to rubble.
11 plaudits1
11.Plaudits
  • round of applause
  • The movie, Lord of the Rings, received plaudits from the critics.
12 adage1
12. Adage
  • A Proverb..a wise, old saying
  • An old adage is “ The early bird catches the worm”
13 bonanza1
13. Bonanza
  • A source of great wealth
  • Meeting the singers backstage was a Bonanza for the teenagers.
14 omit1
14. Omit
  • to leave out; fail to include or mention
  • The teacher omitted to mention one of the girls name at the graduation ceremony
15 verbatim1
15. Verbatim
  • Word for word, in exactly the same words
  • My sister repeated everything I said verbatim to my parents.
  • The witness had to tell the police verbatim everything she heard.
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