Brittany & Cody Vocabulary Unit 8
Words 1-10. Brittany. • Condolence • Consecrate • Decrepit • Deride • Ingenuous • Animosity • Apathy • Apprehensive • Commend • Compatible
Animosity. • (n.) strong dislike; bitter hostility.
Apathy. • (n.) a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest.
Apprehensive. • (adj.) fearful or anxious, especially about the future.
Commend. • (v.) to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attention, to commit to the care of.
Compatible. • (adj.) able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system.
Condolence. • (n.) an expression of sympathy.
Consecrate. • (v.) to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose.
Decrepit. • (adj.) old and feeble, worn out, ruined.
Deride. • (v.) to ridicule, laugh at with contempt.
Ingenuous. • (adj.) innocent, simple, frank, sincere.
Words 11-20. Cody. • Recalcitrant • Reprisal • Revel • Stultify • Suave • Multifarious • Obsolete • Omnivorous • Parsimonious • Quandary
Multifarious. • (adj.) having great variety; numerous and diverse.
Obsolete. • (adj.) out-of-date, no longer in use.
Omnivorous. • (adj.) eating every kind of food, eagerly taking in everything, having a wide variety of tastes.
Parsimonious. • (adj.) stingy, miserly, meager, poor, small.
Quandary. • (n.) a state of perplexity or doubt.
Recalcitrant. • (adj.) stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority.
Reprisal. • (n.) an injury done in return for injury.
Revel. • (v.) to take great pleasure in; (n.) a wild celebration.
Stultify. • (v.) to make effective or useless, cripple, to have a dulling effect on.
Suave. • (adj.) smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasure to the senses.