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Vocabulary English 9C Thomas

Terms

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cleave
To split or divide by cutting; to penetrate or pass through; to cut off or sever SYN:Dissect, sever
refrain
To hold oneself back; to hold back; a verse from a song SYN:Inhibit, forgo; melody, strain
wean
To withdraw from something; to accustom to; to familiarize from childhood SYN:Estrange, disunite
ordain
To order or command, to confer holy orders on SYN:Appoint, delegate
deem
To form or have an opinion, think, judge; to think or regard SYN:Consider, presume
lore
Knowledge gained through tradition SYN:Custom, enlightenment
abate
To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen, diminish SYN:Dwindle, subdue
fray
A fight, a competition, a noisy quarrel; to ravel out (cloth), to rub against something
supernatural
Of or relating to existing outside the natural world; mysterious SYN:Phenomenal, abnormal
thwart
To frustrate or baffle, to oppose successfully; a seat across a boat; passing or lying across SYN:Hinder, obstruct
disband
To break up or dissolve; to disperse SYN:Demobilize, dissolve
entice
To lead on by hope, to attract SYN:Persuade, coax, lure
baste
To sew loosely with large stitches; to moisten or season; to beat with a stick or scold SYN:Grease; fasten; pelt, wallop
buffer
A cushion or to cushion to protect; a device for polishing SYN:Bumper, shield
cower
To crouch as in fear or shame, to cringe SYN:Grovel, wince
captivate
To attract or hold the attention of SYN: Fascinate, charm
expire
To come to an end, to terminate; to die out SYN:Parish, conclude
agitate
To disturb or excite emotionally; arouse; to force into irregular action SYN: Ruffle, fluster, churn
denounce
To condemn publicly; to make a formal accusation against SYN:Stigmatize, blame
undertone
An unobtrusive or background sound; and underlying or implied meaning

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