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Lessons 29-30

Terms

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stoic
a person who appears unaffected by pain or pleasure
solstice
the time of year when the sun is either farthest north or farthest south of the equator; the first day of summer or winter
indigenous
native to an area
flail
a manual tool used for threshing grain; to beat
somnolent
sleepy; drowsy; tending to bring on sleepiness
haggard
looking worried, tired, or exhausted
bilateral
having two sides
attrition
the act of rubbing away, wearing down, loss of personal due to retirement or death
gradation
a gradual change from one stage
entourage
the attendants, followers, or associates of a person
equinox
opposite of solstice
askew
lopsided; not in line
baleful
reprochable; looking at someone like a dog looks at food
abut
to tuch at one end or edge; to join at a boundary
gird
to fasten or put a belt or girdle around; to prepare for action; to surround
nurture
to bring up; to care for; to feed and nourish
incise
to cut into; to carve; to engrave
vanquish
to conquer;to defear; to overcome
orient
a pearl with great luster; to position with respect to the point of the compass
impunity
freedomo from punishment, penalty, or other harm
arable
fit for plowing and planting; suitable for cultivation; tillable

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