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Glossary of Vacab Workshop Unit 2

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Alien
a citizen of another country
foreign
strange

Movies about aliens from outer space have been extremely popular for decades.
An alien species of plant or animal can upset the balance of an ecosystem.






Comely
having a pleasing appearance

The proud parents and their comely children posed for family portrait.

Compensate
to make up for
to repay for services

The manufacturer was ordered to compensate customers injured by the defective product.


Erratic
not regular or consistent
different from what is ordinarily expected
undependable

Students who have an erratic attendance record may find themselves disciplined by the principle.



expulsion
the process of driving or forcing out

The story of the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden is told in Genesis





fortify
to strengthen
build up

The soldiers fortified the garrison against the expected attack.


illegible
difficult or impossible to read

The effects of air pollution have rendered the inscriptions on many old gravestones illegible.

jeer

to make fun of rudely or unkindly
a rude remark of derision

To jeer at someone with a disability is absolutely inexcusable.

Umpired and other referees quickly became immune to the jeer of angry fans.




lucrative
bringing in money
profitable

Many people find that they can turn a favorite hobby into a highly lucrative business.


Prolifeate
to reproduce, increase or spread rapidly

Because malignant cells proliferate, early detection of cancer is absolutely crucial to successful treatment.

Subjugate
to conquer by force,bring under complete control

"We must act quickly" the general said, "in order to subjugate the rebel forces."

Sully
to soil,stain,tarnish,defile, besmirch

The Watergate scandal sullied the image of politicians in the minds of many voter.

Tantalize
to tease, torment by teasing

When I am on a diet, the treats in bakery windows seen to have been put there to tantalize me.

Terse
brief and to point

The manuscript for my short story was returned to me with a terse letter of rejection.

Unflinching
firm
showing no signs of fear
not drawing back

Everyone admires the unflinching courage with which firefighters and other rescue workers carry out their dangerous jobs.



STUFY FEINT
FEINT
STUDY FODDER
FODDER
STUDY DISSOLUTE
DISSOLUTE
STUDY MEDIOCRE
MEDIOCRE
STUDY PROLIFERATE
PROLIFERATE
The meeting was____________for a week.

The meeting was______________until the following week.

When dinner was over they________to the seating room.





Adjourned
An Englishman is an ________in the USA.

An_________environment.

These principles are______to our religion.

Cruelty was quite________to his nature.





Alien
He received $50000 in__________ for the laws of his right hand.

He received $500 by the way of ____________ for the loss of his right hand.

She received $500 as a ____________ for the lost of her right hand.





Compensation
To lead a _________life.

__________conduct.

Dissolute
_______________of a student from college.

an____________order: official order, expelling a person from a country.

Expulsion
Make a____________of doing something.

Make a ___________at something.
Make a ______________upon something.
Make a _________-against something.



Feint
_____________a town against an enemy.

a_______ed zone.

___________someone against the cold (ex. wearing a fur coat).

_____________ed with the rights of the church prepared by having to received the sacraments, for death.







Fortify
Fortified
__________at a defended enemy.

________at the speaker.

A ___________crowd.



Jeer
Quality of being____________.
Person who is___________.
A government of_________crities.

Mediocre
STUDY SULLY
SULLY
a__________________smell of food
tantalize

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