Sadlier - Level A - Unit 2

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adverse

(adj.) unfavorable, negative; working against. hostile

<p>(adj.) unfavorable, negative; working against. hostile</p>
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arid

(adj.) extremely dry; uninteresting, dull

<p>(adj.) extremely dry; uninteresting, dull</p>
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assailant

(n.) a person who attacks violently (with blows or words)

<p>(n.) a person who attacks violently (with blows or words)</p>
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billow

(n.) a large wave; (v.) to rise or swell like a wave

<p>(n.) a large wave; (v.) to rise or swell like a wave</p>
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confront

(v.) to meet face-to-face, especially as a challenge; come to grips with

<p>(v.) to meet face-to-face, especially as a challenge; come to grips with</p>
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constrain

(v.) to force, compel; to restrain, hold back

<p>(v.) to force, compel; to restrain, hold back</p>
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contemporary

(adj.) belonging to the same period of time as oneself; (n.) a person of the same time

<p>(adj.) belonging to the same period of time as oneself; (n.) a person of the same time</p>
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depict

(v.) to portray; to represent or show in the form of a picture

<p>(v.) to portray; to represent or show in the form of a picture</p>
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disinterested

(adj.) fair-minded, free from selfish motives; indifferent

<p>(adj.) fair-minded, free from selfish motives; indifferent</p>
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encompass

(v.) to encircle, go or reach around; to enclose; to include with a certain group or class

<p>(v.) to encircle, go or reach around; to enclose; to include with a certain group or class</p>
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groundless

(adj.) without any good reason or cause, unjustified

<p>(adj.) without any good reason or cause, unjustified</p>
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hypocrite

(n.) a person who pretends ot be what he or she is not or better than he or he really is; a two-faced peron

<p>(n.) a person who pretends ot be what he or she is not or better than he or he really is; a two-faced peron</p>
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incomprehensible

(adj.) impossible to understand

<p>(adj.) impossible to understand</p>
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manipulate

(v.) to handle or use skillfully; to manage or control for personal gain or advantage

<p>(v.) to handle or use skillfully; to manage or control for personal gain or advantage</p>
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maximum

(n.) the greatest possible amount or degree; (adj.) reaching the greatest possible amount or degree

<p>(n.) the greatest possible amount or degree; (adj.) reaching the greatest possible amount or degree</p>
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mimic

(n.) a person who does imitations; (v.) to imitate; to make fun of

<p>(n.) a person who does imitations; (v.) to imitate; to make fun of</p>
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ruffle

(v.) to wrinkle, make uneven; to annoy, upset; to flip through; (n.) a gathered strip of material used for trimming edges; a ripple; a low drumbeat

<p>(v.) to wrinkle, make uneven; to annoy, upset; to flip through; (n.) a gathered strip of material used for trimming edges; a ripple; a low drumbeat</p>
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serene

(adj.) peaceful, calm; free of emotional upset; clear and free of storm; majestic, grand

<p>(adj.) peaceful, calm; free of emotional upset; clear and free of storm; majestic, grand</p>
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sheepish

(adj.) embarrassed; resembling a sheep in meekness, timid

<p>(adj.) embarrassed; resembling a sheep in meekness, timid</p>
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stamina

(n.) the strength needed to keep going or overcome physical or mental strain; staying power

<p>(n.) the strength needed to keep going or overcome physical or mental strain; staying power</p>
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