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Can you name the vocab words for semester 2 finals?

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adj. marked by freshness or originality; willing to try new things
n. silence or reserve
v. to lose hope, strength, or vitality because of neglect or bad conditions
n. a rapidly spreading and usually fatal disease
adj. having great bulk or volume; ample
n. a person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine arts; a person of refined tastes
n. 1. a comoplete view of a surrounding area. 2. a thorough presentation of a subject
adj. not safe or secure; dangerously uncertain
adj. clearly offensive or bad; conspicuously acting against what is right
n. wealth
n. anything that is puzzling, mysterious, or hard to figure out
adj. annoying; tedious
n. a wealthy and powerful business person
v. to illustrate by being an example of
v. 1. to bring about or inflict. 2. to express or vent
v. to go or come before in time, rank, or position
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
v. to advance little by little beyond the usual limits or boundaries
v. to encourage or assist in some activity, especially a questionable one
v. to quarrel in a noisy or angry way
v. to increase in size, amount, or degree
adj. showing impatience because of restrictions or delays
adj. so distorted or strange as to appear bizarre or comical
n. 1. a basic food that is used frequently and in large amounts. 2. a U-shaped fastener with sharp edges. v. to attach with ______s. adj. most important; principal
n. a state of confusion or agitation; tumult
n. something new; a new way of doing something.
v. 1. to put off or postpone. 2. to yield to out of respect for the knowledge or authority of another
adj. having terrible consequences; urgent or desperate
v. to cause to continue indefinitely
adj. 1. having to do with shepherds and herders. 2. relating to country life, and often presented as charmingly simple
adj. complicated; having many related details or parts
v. to exchange goods or services without the use of money. n. the exchange of goods or services without the use of money
adj. incapable of being controlled or held back
adj. alike or close in meaning; closely related
adj. 1. very brutal, wicked, or cruel. 2. appallingly bad; outrageous
v. to exchange playful, teasing remarks. n. light, playful conversation
v. to level to the ground; to destroy completely
v. to compete for, as in a contest
v. to fail to develop, change, or move
adj. puzzling; mysterious
v. to select and remove weak or inferior members from
n. 1. money or property left to another in a will. 2. something passed on to those who come after
n. an area of wet, swampy ground; deep mud. v. to get stuck as if in a swamp; unable to make progress
adj. 1. giving off light. 2. clear, easy to understand
v. 1. to struggle with in close combat; to wrestle. 2. to come to grips with. n. an iron shaft with a claw for grasping and holding things
n. submitting to the wishes of another because of respect
adj. greatly respected; holy; sacred
adj. 1. incapable of making an error; never wrong. 2. unlikely to go wrong or fail
n. the attempt to improve the well-being of those in need by donating money or aid
v. to plead in favor of; to defend. n. one who argues for or defends a person, group, or idea
adj. 1. causing horror; extremely gruesome. 2. glowing with the redness of flames seen through a haze
v. to be forced to give up or lose. n. something lost or given up as a result of an error failing
n. a source of great wealth; something that brings great riches
adj. showing ill will or hatred; producing harm or evil
v. to soften or tone down the sound of. adj. not speaking or not able to speak; silent
adj. determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or necessity
v. 1. to hurt the reputation of. 2. to destroy confidence or trust in.
v. 1. to give careful thought to; to ponder. 2. to have plans to; to intend
adj. kind; gracious; gentle. 2. favorable; not threatening
n. a form of a language spoken in a certain geographical region that has its own grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary
v. to thwart; to make difficulties for or finding problems with
adj. not moving, changing, or developing
adj. not suitable; inappropriate or improper
n. an act of great cruelty and wickedness
adj. abundantly productive
adj. highly skilled; expert
n. physical strength or courage to resist hardship, illness, or fatigue
adj. intensely eager; passionate
adj. inclined to keep one's thoughts and feelings to oneself; quiet and reserved.
adj. not bringing about the desired effect; futile

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