Vocabulary Unit B

Content words from "A Retrieved Reformation" and Academic Vocabulary words

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  1. balk
    refuse to comply
  2. compulsory
    required by rule
  3. elusive
    skillful at evading capture
  4. eminent
    standing above others in quality or position
  5. genial
    diffusing warmth and friendliness
  6. rehabilitate
    help to readapt, as to a former state of health or repute
  7. retribution
    a justly deserved penalty
  8. saunter
    walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
  9. perceived
    detected by instinct or inference
  10. virtuous
    morally excellent
  11. analyze
    break down into components or essential features
  12. approximate
    not quite exact or correct
  13. aware
    having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization
  14. character
    a property that defines the individual nature of something
  15. characteristic
    typical or distinctive
  16. crucial
    of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
  17. develop
    progress or evolve through a process of natural growth
  18. literal
    limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text
  19. react
    show a response to something
  20. reaction
    an idea evoked by some experience
  21. respond
    show a reaction to something
  22. root
    underground plant organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes
Created on October 2, 2018

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