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Glossary of Abeka 8 Vocabulary, Spelling, Poetry II, List 6

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aggrieved

sp
aggrieved
brigadier

sp
brigadier
cashier

sp
cashier
chandelier

sp
chandelier
deign

sp
deign
either*

sp
either*
grief

sp
grief
handkerchief

sp
handerchief
height*

sp
height
heinous

sp
heinous
hygiene

sp
hygiene
inveigh

sp
inveigh
lien

sp
lien
obeisance

sp
obeisance
pierce

sp
pierce
reprieve

sp
reprieve
seizure*

sp
seizure
shriek

sp
shriek
surveillance

sp
surveillance
transient

sp
transient
adjacent

vocab
adjoining

The adjacent buildings were not damaged in the fire.
appall

vocab
dismay, frighten, horrify

Whan Macbeth saw the ghost of Banquo, he said that the sight was startling enough to appall the devil himself.
brake

vocab
thicket

The hunting party lost sight of the deer when the animal darted into the brake.
despotic

vocab
absolute, arbitrary, tyrannical

Many Christians were put to death by the despotic emperor Nero.
empower

vocab
authorize, enable, permit

He sough a power of attorney, which would empower him to act on his father's behalf.
incoherent

vocab
illogical, rambling, disjointed

His speach was so incoherent that we could not understand what he was saying.
incredulous

vocab
doubtful, skeptical, unbelieving

After Christ had risen from the dead, Thomas remained incredulous until he could see Christ for himself and touch him.
luminous

vocab
bright, glowing

As the night thickened, the huge fires became more and more luminous.
shimmer

vocab
shine with a faint, flickering light

I like to watch lights shimmer accross the still lake at night.
teem

vocab
abound, swarm

Many streams in the Appalachain Mountains teem with trout.

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