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Glossary of Christoph's Review Vocabulary

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boorish
ill-mannered (having bad manners)

The man I met for a blind date was so _________; I couldn't believe it when he sneezed and wiped his nose on his sleeve!
obscure
partially hidden;difficult to understand

Even though the sun was ____________ by the clouds, I still got a sunburn.
poignant
emotionally moving (like a movie that makes you cry)

The scene where the mother finally finds her kidnapped daughter was the most ____________ moment in the movie.
respite
a break; an intermission

The hikers looked for _____________ from the storm in an empty house in the woods.
acrophobia
fear of heights

People who have __________ should definitely not go to the top of the Empire State Building.
bourgeois
middle class
poised
calm;collected

The mother stayed ____________ even though her son had cut his arm badly in an accident.
therapeutic
medicinal; curative

My day off was _________; I felt like a new person
braggart
someone who brags
debunking
exposing false claims
obsequious
submissive; servile
thwart
prevent; frustrate

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