Vocabulary-Chapter 4

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amateur

(n.) a person who does something as a pastime; (adj.) of or by someone that is not a professional

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ascend

(v.) to rise

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blurt

(v.) to say suddenly

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critic

(n.) a person who judges things according to standards

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foyer

(n.) a lobby

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impersonate

(v.) to imitate someone

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incite

(v.) to urge on

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indulge

(v.) to pamper

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jest

(n.) something done for laughter; (v.) to joke

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mute

(adj.) silent; (v.) to muffle the sound of

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mystify

(v.) to confuse

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narrate

(v.) to give an oral account of

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ordinance

(n.) an order

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overrate

(v.) to rate too highly

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pursue

(v.) to follow or chase

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readily

(adj.) easily

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ridicule

(v.) to make fun of

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scornful

(adj.) full of dislike

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tact

(n.) the ability to do something that doesn't offend

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undaunted

(adj.) brave

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c. ample

(adj.) generous

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c. curt

(adj.) abrupt

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c. impart

(v.) to give

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c. muster

(v.) to call up or gather

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c. rue

(v.) to feel regret about

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