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Glossary of English 12 Vocab 4

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English 12 Vocab 4
English 12 Vocab 4
Harbinger
1.One that indicates or foreshadows what is to come
Sentence: Frost is a harbinger of winter.
Auspicious
1. Attended by favorable circumstances

Sentence: an auspicious time to ask for a raise in salary
Usurp
1.To take over or occupy without right
Sentence: usurp a neighbor's land.
Equivocate
1. To be deliberately unclear in order to mislead or to avoid committing oneself to anything definite.
Sentence: the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness
Sate
1. To satisfy (an appetite) fully.
2.To satisfy to excess.
Efface
1.To rub or wipe out; erase.
Sentence: daylight effaced the stars
Bode
1. to announce beforehand : FORETELL
Sentence: heavy seas that boded trouble for small craft.
Conjure
1. To call or bring to mind; evoke:
2.To summon (a devil or spirit) by magical or supernatural power. b. To influence or effect by or as if by magic:
Sentence:a sight to store away, then conjure up someday when they were no longer together.
Augur
1. A seer or prophet; a soothsayer.

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