Junior Vocabulary Lists 11 & 12

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forestall

(v) to prevent from happening

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forlorn

(adj) sad, abandoned, lonely

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formidable

(adj) arousing fear or awe

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forsake

(v) to give up, renounce; to leave, abandon

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fortitude

(n) courage in facing difficulties

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fortuitous

(adj) accidental, occurring by a happy chance

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foster

(v) help develop, help grow

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frenetic

(adj) frenzied, highly agitated

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goad

(v) to drive or urge on; (n) something used to drive or urge on

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gourmand

(n) one who likes eating and drinking

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grandiose

(adj) impressive; showy; magnificent

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gregarious

(adj) sociable; fond of the company of others

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guile

(n) treacherous cunning, deceit

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hapless

(adj) marked by a persistent absence of good luck, unfortunate, unlucky

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harrowing

(adj) extremely distressing; terrifying

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henchman

(n) a trusted follower, goon

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hiatus

(n) an interruption in continuity, a break

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histrionic

(adj) pertaining to actors and their techniques; theatrical, artificial; melodramatic

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idolatrous

(adj) worshiping excessively an object or person

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immutable

(adj) not subject to change, constant

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impecunious

(adj) having little or no money

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impervious

(adj) not affected or hurt by; admitting no passage or entrance (literal or metaphorical)

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impunity

(n) freedom from punishment

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incessant

(adj) never stopping, going on all the time

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