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WordSmart Unit 3 Week 2

Terms

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retort
to reply to, usually in a sharp or retaliatory way
reprimand
(verb) scold or rebuke
weary
tired
convenient
favorable, easy, or comfortable for use
inherit
to receive as if by succession from predecessors
prey
a person or thing that is the victim of an enemy
allure
fascination; charm; appeal
anxiety
distress or uneasiness of mind caused by fear of danger
peer
(verb) to look narrowly or searchingly
vivacious
Full of animation and spirit
excavate
to make (a hole, tunnel, etc.) by removing material
myths
A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes
extraordinary
beyond what is usual, ordinary, regular, or established
fatigue
weariness from bodily or mental exertion.
finesse
skill in handling a difficult or highly sensitive situation
abode
a dwelling place
genocide
The systematic and planned extermination of an entire national, racial, political, or ethnic group
staunch
firm or steadfast in principle
bland
without taste
threshold
the entrance to a house or building
curt
rudely brief in speech or abrupt in manner
deter
prevent
forgo
to give up, renounce, or resign
famine
extreme and general scarcity of food
manslaughter
homicide
expedite
to speed up the progress of
heirloom
a family possession handed down from generation to generation

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