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54 Cards in this Set

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exceptional
Unusually good(ADJ)
exceed
To be more than(V)
engage
To put to work; to hire(V)
To keep busy or active
To bind oneself to do something, especially to marry
helm
The wheel or tiller used to steer a boat(N)
A position of control
impact
The striking of one object by another(N)
Forceful impression
arrest
To stop the movement or progress of(V)
To seize and charge with breaking the law.
congratulate
To express pleasure for a person's success or good fortune(V)
Gongratulations(N)
humiliate
To treat in a way that takes away a person's pride or self respect(V)
Humiliation(N)
permit
To allow(V)
burrow
to dig a hole or tunnel into or under something(V)
to dig deeply into; to search
a hole or tunnel dug by an animal as a home or for protection(N)
calculate
To find the answer by using arithmetic(V)
resist
to refuse to give into;withstand(V)
to work or fight against
drowsy
Tired or sleepy(adj)
venture
to dare to do, to go, or to say(V)
Something that involves the risk of a loss(N)
migrate
to move from one country or region to another(V)
contract
To make an agreement that has the force of law(V)
to get to come to have
to make or become smaller
escort
To travel with; to guide or protect a person(V)
One or more persons that escort(N)
fortress
A building with strong walls made to be defended against attack; a fort(N)
exquisite
Finely done or made; very beautiful(ADJ)
eager
wanting very much(ADJ)
cherish
To cling to an idea or feeling(V)
To take good care of; to love
abrupt
Happening suddenly, without warning(ADJ)
impose
to force someone to accept or put up with(V)
to take unfair advantage of
parallel
Lying in the same direction and always the same distance apart(ADJ)
Similar
glimpse
To get a quick look at(V)
A quick or hasty look(N)
sensitive
Quick to notice or feel(ADJ)
Easily affected by even slight change
recall
To remember(V)
To call or take back
persist
To keep on doing or trying(V)
To go on and on
mammoth
Very large; huge
quaint
Odd or unusual in a pleasing or old-fashioned way(ADJ)
extinguish
To put out, as fire or a light(V)
amiable
Friendly; good natured and pleasant(ADJ)
embrace
To hold closely in one's arms; to hug(V)
To take up seriously
A hug(N)
jeer
To speak or cry out in scorn: to mock(V)
Something said that is meant to hurt or insult(N)
shallow
Not deep(ADJ)
With little seriousness or deep thought
suficient
Enough to fill a need(adj)
capable
Able to do things well; skilled(ADJ)
envy
A wish for something that someone else has(N)
To wish for what someone else has(V)
ENVIOUS(ADJ)
console
To make less sad; to comfort(V)
Consolation(N)
concentrate
To focus all one's thoughts or efforts on(V)
To bring or come together in one place
Concentration(N)
concentrated(ADJ)
Intrude
To come or go in without permission or welcome(V)
INTRUSION(N)
INTRUDER(N)
chamber
A large room(N)
quarry
A deep pit where stone is cut out of the ground(N)
An animal that is being hunted
demonstrate
To show by doing(V)
To explain or prove by using examples
To make a public showing of support or protest
Demonstration(N)
opponent
A person who is against one in a contest, game, or argument(N)
organize
To arrange according to a system(V)
To start or form
Organization(N)
grieve
To feel deep sollow; to be filled with sadness(V)
grief(N)
deliberate
Carefully thought out; not hasty(ADJ)
symptom
A sign of something(N)
foilage
The leaves of trees and other plants(N)
desire
To wish for; to want very much(V)
A strong wish(N)
misfortune
Bad luck; trouble(N)
An unlucky event
dismay
To cause feelings of fear worry or surprise (N)
A sudden loss of courage because of fear or worry (V)
considerable
Great; large(ADJ)