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Vocab A Unit 1

Terms

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famished
suffering severely from hunger or from lack of something
compress
to press together; to reduce in size or volume; a folded cloth or pad applied to an injury
recede
to go or move backward; to become more distant
immense
very large or great; beyond ordinary means of measurement
forsake
to give up, renounce; to leave, abandon
inept
totally without skill or appropriateness
denounce
to condemn openly; to accuse formally
oaf
a stupid person; a big, clumsy, slow individual
misgiving
a feeling of fear, doubt, or uncertainty
ingenious
showing remarkable originality, inventiveness, or resourcefulness; clever
expressly
plainly, in so many words; for a particular purpose
douse
to plunge into a liquid, drench; to put out quickly, extinguish
irk
to annoy, trouble, make weary
dispatch
to send off or out for a purpose; to kill; an official message; promptness, speed; the act of killing
repast
a meal, food
apparel (n)
clothing, that which serves as dress or decoration
besiege
to attack by surrounding with military forces; cause worry or trouble
instantaneous
done in an instant; immediate
apparel (v)
to put cloths on, dress up
libel
a written statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputation of the person about whom it is made; to write or publish such a statement
gainful
profitable; bringing in money or some special advantage

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