Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 1

Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 1

Vocabulary Workshop Level F (Grade 11) Unit 1

Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 1 Word List

  1. approbation
    (n.) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval
  2. jaded
    (adj.) wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)
  3. assuage
    (v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench
  4. lurid
    (adj.) causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
  5. coalition
    (n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
  6. meritorious
    (adj.) worthy, deserving recognition and praise
  7. decadence
    (n.) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self-indulgence
  8. petulant
    (adj.) peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset
  9. elicit
    (v.) to draw forth, bring out from some source (such as another person)
  10. prerogative
    (n.) a special right or privilege; a special quality showing excellence
  11. expostulate
    (v.) to attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning
  12. provincial
    (adj.) pertaining to an outlying area; local; narrow in mind or outlook, countrified in the sense of being limited and backward; of a simple, plain design that originated in the countryside
    (n.) a person with a narrow point of view; a person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony
  13. hackneyed
    (adj.) used so often as to lack freshness or originality
  14. simulate
    (v.) to make a pretense of, imitate; to show the outer signs of
  15. hiatus
    (n.) a gap, opening, break (in the sense of having an element missing)
  16. transcend
    (v.) to rise above or beyond, exceed
  17. innuendo
    (n.) a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a derogatory sense
  18. umbrage
    (n.) shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or power; offense, resentment; a vague suspicion
  19. intercede
    (v.) to plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement
  20. unctuous
    (adj.) excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fatty, oily; pliable

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