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English Vocabulary

Autor:   •  November 22, 2015  •  Exam  •  1,800 Words (8 Pages)  •  482 Views

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* civvy : civilian dress

* baffle : confuse : bewilder

* sped : quality of being quick or to move fast

* picket : watchman

* centrifuge : machine that uses centrifugal force to separate substancea or parts of substancea

* bonanza : large amount of valuable oil deposit etc.

* outsize : big & large in size

* profligate : prodigal : squandering : spendthrift : high rolling : extravagant

* depredation : plunder : ravage

* xenophobic : fear of aliens or foreigners

* pander : to cater or exploit weaknesses of others

* nuance : sensibility to : awareness of : ability to express delicate things

* cynical : believing that people are selfish & dishonest

* underwritten : fund or finance if any damage

* levelheaded : well thought : sensible : well informed : logical : rational : well founded

* drove : crowd : herd : horde : throng

* simmer : boiling

* vandalism : cause damagae to buildigs deface

* venomous : containing poison

* deluge : inundation : flooded

* brace : to get ready for

* grisly : appall : gruesome : horrific

* resent : angry or upset about unfair or wrong

* ordain : officially established or ordered

* psychopath : mentally ill does not care about other, violent & dangerous

* Succour : help : aid : relief

* incubate : to keep in proper condition for development

* redeem : resilience : improvement : repair : restore

* subversive : attempts to undermine established goverment

* reprehensible : very bad deserving strong criticism

* utterance : last extrimity : bitter end

* Trope : word or sentence used in artistic sense

* indignation : anger cause by unfair or wrong

* farce : joke : mokery

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