Vocab Unit 2

Term Definition
Adverse unfavorable, negative, working against, hostile
Assailant a person who attacks violently
Confront to meet face to face especially challenge
Contemporary Belonging to the same period of time as oneself
Contemporary a person of the same time
Depict to portray to represent or show in the form of a picture
groundless without any good reason or cause, unjustified
hypocrite a person who pretends to be what he or she is not or better than she really is a two faced person
mimic a person who does immitations
mimic to imitate to make fun of
serene Peaceful calm free of emotion upset clear
Sheepish embarrassed resembling a sheep in meekness timid
arid extremely dry uninteresting dull
billow a large wave
billow to rise or swell like a wave
constrain to force compel to restrain to hold back
disinterested fair minded free from selfish motives indifferent
encompass to encircle go or reach around to enclose
incomprehensible impossible to understand
manipulate to handle or use skillfully
maximum the greatest possible amount or degree
ruffle to wrinkle make uneven to annoy upset to flip through
ruffle material used for trimming edges a ripple a low drumbeat
Stamina the strength needed to keep overcome physical or mental strain staying power

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