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Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 3


Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 3

Vocabulary Workshop Level F (Grade 11) Unit 3

Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 3 Wordlist

  1. abominate
    (v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred for
  2. inadvertent
    (adj.) resulting from or marked by lack of attention; unintentional, accidental
  3. acculturation
    (n.) the modification of the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another; the resultant blend
  4. nominal
    (adj.) existing in name only, not real; too small to be considered or taken seriously
  5. adventitious
    (adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cause or character; accidental, not essential; (medicine) acquired, not congenital
  6. noncommittal
    (adj.) not decisive or definite; unwilling to take a clear position
  7. ascribe
    (v.) to assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute
  8. peculate
    (v.) to steal something that has been given into one's trust; to take improperly for one's own use
  9. circuitous
    (adj.) roundabout, not direct
  10. proclivity
    (n.) a natural or habitual inclination or tendency (especially of human character or behavior)
  11. commiserate
    (v.) to sympathize with, have pity or sorrow for, share a feeling of distress
  12. sangfroid
    (n.) composure or coolness, especially in trying circumstances
  13. enjoin
    (v.) to direct or order; to prescribe a course of action in an authoritative way; to prohibit
  14. seditious
    (adj.) resistant to lawful authority; having the purpose of overthrowing an established government
  15. expedite
    (v.) to make easy, cause to progress faster
  16. tenuous
    (adj.) thin, slender, not dense; lacking clarity or sharpness; of slight importance; lacking a sound basis, poorly supported
  17. expiate
    (v.) to make amends, make up for; to avert
  18. vitriolic
    (adj.) bitter, sarcastic; highly caustic or biting (like a strong acid)
  19. ferment
    (n.) a state of great excitement, agitation, or turbulence (v.) to be in or work into a state of great excitement, agitation, or turbulence; to produce something by chemical action
  20. wheedle
    (v.) to use coaxing or flattery to gain some desired end

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