Vocabulary Unit E

Content words from "The Highwayman" and Academic Vocabulary words

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  1. blunder
    an embarrassing mistake
  2. bound
    confined by bonds
  3. bar
    a rigid piece of metal or wood
  4. cascade
    a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls
  5. charge
    assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
  6. gag
    a restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking
  7. jest
    activity characterized by good humor
  8. reel
    a winder around which flexible materials can be wound
  9. strive
    attempt by employing effort
  10. writhe
    move in a twisting or contorted motion
  11. annotate
    add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments
  12. cause
    events that provide the generative force of something
  13. critique
    appraise or judge in an analytical way
  14. encounter
    come together
  15. integrity
    an undivided or unbroken completeness with nothing wanting
  16. key
    metal device that allows a lock's mechanism to be rotated
  17. revise
    make changes to
  18. specific
    stated explicitly or in detail
  19. tradition
    a specific practice of long standing
  20. vary
    become different in some particular way
Created on October 2, 2018

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