Vocab Unit 2

Term Definition
avowed (adj., part.) declared openly and without shame, acknowledged
bountiful (adj.) giving freely, generous; plentiful
congested (adj., part) overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess
enterprising (adj.) energetic, willing and able to start something new; showing boldness and immigration
gingerly (adv.) with extreme care or caution
glut (v.) to provide more than is needed or wanted ; to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing
gingerly (adv.) with extreme care or caution
enterprising (adj.) energetic, willing and able to start something new; showing boldness and immigration
incognito (adj.) in a disguised state, under an assumed name or identity
minimize (v.) to make as small as possible, make the least of; to make smaller than before
veer (v.) to change direction or course suddenly, turn aside, shift
wanton (adj.) reckless; heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals
incognito (n.) the state of being disguises; a person in disguise
wanton (n.) a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals
antics (n. pl.) ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
detriment (n.) harm or loss; injury, damage; a disadvantage; a cause of harm, injury, loss, or damage
banter (v.) to exchange playful remarks, tease
banter (n.) talk that is playful and teasing
durable (n. pl.) consumer goods used repeatedly over a series of years
frugal (adj.) economical, avoiding waste and luxury; scanty, poor, meager
legendary (adj.) described in well-known stories; existing in old stories (legends) rather than in real life
invalidate (v.) to make valueless, take away all force or effect
maim (v.) to cripple, disable, injure, ma
oblique (adj.) slanting or sloping, not straightforward or direct
venerate (v.) to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect

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