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VOCABULARY LIST #14. Definition to surround Sentence He built a moat to encompass his castle. Examples encompass all areas encompass the entire continent.

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1 VOCABULARY LIST #14

2 Definition to surround Sentence He built a moat to encompass his castle. Examples encompass all areas encompass the entire continent 1. encompass

3 Definition said without preparation Sentence The speech was extemporaneous and is not included in his published papers. Examples extemporaneous speech extemporaneous conversation 2. extemporaneous

4 Definition livable, can be lived in Sentence Scientists are finding distant worlds in habitable zones of stars. Examples habitable house habitable world 3. habitable

5 Definition a point of meeting or joining Sentence The junction between an axon and a dendrite is called a synapse. Examples junction of highways junction box 4. junction

6 Definition not important enough Sentence The extra expenses were negligible. Examples negligible errors negligible contributor 5. negligible

7 Definition The act of making up for paying or repairing Sentence There is a demand amongst victims for some sort of reparation from offenders. Examples reparation of damages war reparations 6. reparation

8 Definition an accusation Sentence Please feel free to factually refute any of our allegations. Examples a lawyer’s allegations unproven allegations 7. allegations

9 Definition to climb, to rise Sentence The airplane ascended into the clouds. Examples ascend the stairs climbers ascend 8. ascend

10 Definition hard to manage, bad temper Sentence He could be cantankerous and rude, yet hated to be embarrassed. Examples cantankerous horse cantankerous man 9. cantankerous

11 Definition constant, lasting for a long time Sentence Chronic power outages and electrical fluctuations have been the frustration. Examples chronic illness chronic liar 10. chronic

12 Definition to ruin, to destroy Sentence The invaders devastated the city. Examples devastated by hail feel devastated 11. devastated

13 Definition a living place Sentence The law applies to anyone domiciled in France. Examples move into domicile discreet domicile 12. domicile

14 Definition surrender of a criminal from one state to another Sentence The charity is fighting the pending extradition of one of its founders. Examples extradition of criminals extradition request 13. extradition

15 Definition looking tired or worried Sentence Make up can make you look young and fresh, or haggard. Examples haggard expression haggard eyes 14. haggard

16 Definition slyness or cunning, deceiving Sentence Some attribute this silence to spinelessness, others to tactical guile. Examples fooled by guile political guile 15. guile

17 Definition furnace for drying or hardening Sentence They had their potter’s wheel and their small electric kiln to finish their projects. Examples dried in a kiln brick kiln 16. kiln

18 Definition animal which lives by preying on other animals Sentence Large predators gain tremendous benefits from being big. Examples hunted by predators large predators 17. predator

19 Definition open to, vulnerable Sentence Turtles are susceptible to fungal infections. Examples susceptible to colds susceptible to flattery 18. susceptible

20 Definition to refer to indirectly Sentence He often alluded to his poverty. Examples allude to his actions allude to nature 19. allude

21 Definition to surround with armed forces, to attack Sentence The vacationers besieged the travel office. Examples besiege a fort sharks besiege the waters 20. besiege


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