Vocabulary Unit 2

Term Definition
avowed adj. declared openly and without shame, acknowledged
bountiful adj. giving freely, generous: plentiful, given abundantly
congested adj. overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess
enterprising adj. energetic, willing and able to start something new: showing boldness and imagination
gingerly adv. with extreme cation or care
glut v. to provide more than is needed or wanted; to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing
glut n. an oversupply
incognito adj. in a disgusted state, under an assumed name or identity
incognito n. the state of being disguised: a person in disguise
minimize v. to make small as possible, make the least of; to make smaller than before
veer v. to change direction of course suddenly, turn aside, shift
wanton adj.reckless; heartless, unjustifiable; lose in morals
wanton n. a spoiled pampered perso; one with low morals
antics n. ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
banter v. to exchange playful remarks, tease
banter n.talk that is play full and teasing
detriment n.harm or loss; injury, damage; a disadvantage; a cause of harm, injury, loss and damage
durable adj. sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed; lasting for a long time
durable n. pl. consumer goods used repeatidly over a series of time
frugal adj. economical, avoiding waste and luxury, scanty, poor, meager
invalidate v. to make valueless, take away all force or effect
legendary adj. described in well-known stories; existing in old stories(legends) rather than in real life
maim v. to cripple, disable,injur. disfigure,mar, mutilate
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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