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Vocabulary List 5 (Sophmore Year)

Vocabulary List 5 (Sophmore Year)

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Vocabulary List 5 acrimony - noun a rough and bitter manner balk - noun an illegal pitching motion while runners

are on base;the area on a billiard table behind the balkline; one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof; something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress; verb refuse to comply cajole - verb influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering collaborate - verb work together on a common enterprise of project; cooperate as a traitor contrite - adj. feeling regret for a fault or offence; feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses emulate - verb compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with; imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software; strive to equal or match, especially by imitating enunciate - verb express or state clearly; speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way evoke - verb call to mind; summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); evoke or provoke to appear or occur; call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) enhance - verb increase; make better or more attractive expatriate - noun voluntarily absent from home or country; verbmove away from one's native country and adopt a new residence abroad; expel from a country expound - verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing;state frowsy - adj. negligent of neatness especially in dress and person; habitually dirty and unkempt heinous – adj. hateful; odious; abominable; totally reprehensible: a heinousoffense. impeccable - adj. not capable of sin; without fault or error impound - verb place or shut up in a pound; take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority inane - adj. devoid of intelligence inscrutable - adj. of an obscure nature magnanimous - adj. generous and understanding and tolerant;noble and generous in spirit sere - adj. (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture unctuous - adj. unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

Roots, Prefixes, & Suffixes cogn (root) – “know”, “learn” 1. cognate - related by birth; of the same parentage, descent, etc. 2. cognizant - having cognizance; aware (usually fol. by of ):

in (prefix) – “not”.carn (root)– “meat” 1. cause to feel sure or certain. carnivore – an animal that eats flesh 2. express a good opinion of 2. favor – something done or granted out of goodwill. carnation – the natural color of flesh. give reassurance to .the quality in a substance that affects the sense of taste orof smell. rosy pink vor (root) – “eat greedily” 1. reassure .give or restore confidence in. not sufficient to meet a need 2. recommend . rather than from justice or for remuneration 2. incapable . push for something. savor .not meeting requirements. “lacking” 1. cause to feel sure.make attractive or acceptable. lacking capacity or ability re (prefix) – “back” or “again” 1. inadequate – not meeting the requirements especially of a task.

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