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1 Vocabulary Week 3 Campagna

2 hover  A large group of vultures hovers in the air above the wounded animal

3 hover  V. to float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth uncertainly over or around

4 jostle  I tried not to jostle other riders as I exited the crowded bus.

5 jostle  V. to make or force one’s way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for

6 laggard  Tour guides often have to urge laggard people to keep up with the rest of the group.

7 laggard  N. a person who moves slowly or falls behind; adj. falling behind; slow to move, act, or respond

8 plaudits  The skaters who won the gold medal gratefully accepted the plaudits of their fans.

9 plaudits  N. applause; enthusiastic praise or approval

10 preclude  Three wrong answers will preclude any contestant from entering the quiz show’s final round.

11 preclude  V. to make impossible, prevent, shut out

12 revert  Control of a property usually reverts to the legal owner when a lease is up.

13 revert  V. to return, go back

14 rubble  Bulldozers and wrecking balls soon reduced the damaged building to a heap of smoking rubble.

15 rubble  N. broken stone or bricks; ruins

16 servile  Most serious performers prefer constructive criticism to servile flattery.

17 servile  Adj. lacking spirit or independence; of or relating to a slave or servant

18 vigil  Thousands attended the solemn vigil at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

19 vigil  N. a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention

20 wrangle  My brother and sister always wrangle over whose turn it is to take out the trash.

21 wrangle  V. to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; n. a noisy quarrel


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