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apprehensive
adjective
fearful or anxious

I am apprehensive about the hurricane.
ominous
adjective
threatening or unpleasant

The dark clouds look very ominous.
impression
noun
an idea, feeling or opinion about something or someone.

The clouds gave the impression that the storm would be horrible.
eagerly
adverb
wanting to do something or want something very badly

He eagerly waited for his package to arrive.
platter
noun
a large flat dish

Grandmas served the venison on her best platter.
consent
noun--permission or agreement to do something
verb--give permission to do something
Did you get consent to hunt on his property? (noun)
Yes, he consented to let me hunt on his land. (verb)
audible
adjective
able to be heard
Some whistles are only audible to dogs.
conviction
noun
1. a declaration by a judge or jury that someone is guilty of a crime
2. a firm belief or opinion
The judge handed down a conviction of robbery to the the man.
I have a strong conviction that practice makes perfect.
frank
adjective
open and sincere
Janie was frank in her admiration of John.
fond
adjective
feeling affection or liking
Janie was very fond of John.
acknowledge
verb
accept or admit the truth of the existence of
Bill acknowledged that he had lied to his friend about popping the ball.
scene
noun
a place where in real life or fiction where everything happens or occurs
Tell me about the scene in the play.
The department store is the main scene or setting for a Miracle on 34th Street.
venison
noun
deer meat
Trevor served venison on a platter.
wistful
adjective
having a vague feeling of longing
Caleb looked wistfully at the solar golf cart and wished he could get it.
compensate
verb
to pay or give something to someone for work they did
The boy was compensated for taking the time to move things before he could cut the grass.
emphatically
adverb
in a forceful way
John emphatically denied taking the ball.
render
verb
1. provide or give. 2, Make something artistic
1-- $20 was render for cutting the grass.2--Caleb rendered David Beckham's portrait.
influence
noun
to have an affect on someone or something
Caleb was influenced by his brother's artwork.
broach
verb
bring up or raise a difficult subject
John really didn't want to broach the fact that Sue has bad breath.
properly
adverb
correctly or satisfactorily
Sue needed to learn how to brush her teeth properly.
steadfast
adjective
dutifully firm and unwavering
Jack was steadfast in his loyalty to the Lewis boys.
heirloom
noun
valuable object that has been in the family
Grandma served the venison on her heirloom platter.
anxious
adjective
worry or unease
I really was anxious about the hurricane.
cordial
adjective--warm and friendly
noun--a type of alcohol or liquor
1. I always try to be cordial even though I think she's kind of mean.
2. The grown-ups had a cordial after dinner.