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Glossary of Abeka 8 Vocabulary, Spelling, Poetry II, List 7

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accustomed

sp
accustomed
bidding

sp
bidding
canceled

sp
canceled
deterring

sp
deterring
disgusted

sp
disgusted
engineering

sp
engineering
gagging

sp
gagging
greeting

sp
greeting
imperiled

sp
imperiled
incurred

sp
incurred
propeller

sp
propeller
regretting

sp
regretting
skipped

sp
skipped
snipping

sp
snipping
straighten

sp
straighten
caroling

sp
caroling
submitting

sp
submitting
traveler

sp
traveler
whipping

sp
whipping
zealous

sp
zealous
ancedote

vocab
brief story, narrative

Grandfather's favorite ancedote was about how he and Grandmother first met.
caprice

vocab
fancy, whim, impulse

A lease protects a tenant from being turned out into the street at the caprice of an unpredictable landlord.
credulity

vocab
gullibility, blind faith

Beyond all credulity is the credulousness of atheists who believe that chance could have made the world.
delectable

vocab
delightful, delicious

Using his own recipe, Uncle Ray prepared us a most delectable broiled trout dinner.
domain

vocab
field, sphere, province

If anything in the domain of science conflict's with God's word, there is somthing wrong with the science.
epitaph

vocab
tombstone inscription

John Keats's epitaph reads "Here lies one whose name was writ in water."
festoon

vocab
curved garland or wreath

A festoon of Christmas decorations hung from the eaves of the house.
itinerant

vocab
journeying, traveling

Young Lincoln's job as an itinerant lawyer took him to many places across Illinois.
maxim

vocab
adage, proverb, saying

We have reversed the wise maxim of Theodore Roosevelt, "Speak softly and carry a big stick."
tractable

vocab
Manageable, governable, guildable

A horse that has been properly broken should be thoroughly tractable when mounted.

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