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Glossary of 1100 Words Week 17 2

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concoct
devise
It took a long time for the criminals to concoct a plan to break into the bank.
assiduous
devoted
The assiduous teacher took off the failing class' worst grade.
gullible
easily cheated or fooled
The boy was so gullibl that he could fall for every trick in the book.
a chip off the old block
a son who is like his father
When we saw the alcoholic's son enter the liquor store, we assumed that he was a chip off the old block.
to turn the tables
to turn a situation to one's own advantage
The wrestler thought that he could pin my to the mat, but I quickly turned the tables on him.
attest
to certify
The card collector was summoned to attest the the authenticity of the baseball card.
deploy
to position forces according to a plan
The marine officer positioned the ships right where he could blow them up easily.
enigma
riddle
The enigma baffeled everyone because it was too obvious for them to even think of.
to put the cart before the horse
to reverse the proper order
My assistant was so eager to get the job done that he often put the cart before the hores.
murky
dark
The murky was impossible to see throught even in clear daylight.
component
element
The final component was the most important in the jigsaw puzzle because the kept the picture in its shape.
hoax
deception
The hoax on April 1st fooled everyone.
labyrinth
arrangement of winding passages
The labyrinth piece of art work must have taken hours of work to do.
evaluate
appraise
The elaluation of the house showed it was worth alot more than what was on the market.
exult
rejoice greatly
After she saw her grade in Algebra 1, the gril exulted a sigh of relief.
consummate
complete
When doning homework you need consummate attention or you may mess up.
subterfuge
trick
The famous magician perpetrated the boy into thinking that the card had dissapeared.
perpetrate
commit
In order to perpertrate the swindle, the man adopted an amorous approach towards the wealthy widdow.
fallacious
misleading
The fallacious maid was able to make us think that she didn't break the jar.
to draw one's horns
to check one's anger
The performer drew in his horns when he saw that his critic was an 8 year old boy.
manifold
complex
Ths young girl has manifolds of homework so her mother let her go to school late.
impeccable
faultless
The imoeccable student gave after school help in many different subjects.
fraught
filled
The fraught train was buzzing with voices.
resourceful
able to meet any situation
The resourceful student found the impossible asnwer on the board.
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