Lesson 9 Vocabulary Set A

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bystander. (n) one who looks on or observes, a person present but not taking part.  . The . bystander. who had witnessed the collision gave his statement to the police.. canvass. (v) to go through an area in order to procure votes, sales, or opinions; to go over in detail; to discuss. ID: 757530 Download Presentation

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Lesson 9 Vocabulary Set A




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Lesson 9 Vocabulary

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bystander

(n) one who looks on or observes, a person present but not taking part

 

The bystander who had witnessed the collision gave his statement to the police.

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canvass

(v) to go through an area in order to procure votes, sales, or opinions; to go over in detail; to discuss

The students volunteered to

canvass the neighborhood for our candidate.

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downtrodden

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adj

) treated unfairly and cruelly, oppressedMost of the immigrants at Ellis Island represented the downtrodden masses yearning to be free.

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erode

(v) to wear away gradually, eat away

Storms and mudslides

eroded the road so that eventually it became impassable.

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gruesome

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adj

) horrible, revolting, ghastlyThe gruesome crime rocked the ordinarily quiet neighborhood.

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melancholy

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adj

) sad, gloomy, unhappy(n) sadness, gloominessIt must have been the gloom of the house and the steady rain that made me feel so melancholy

.The tune and the lyrics of the song were filled with melancholy.

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ordeal

(n) a difficult or painful experience, a trial

The climbers were exhausted by their

ordeal and quickly fell asleep.

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persist

(v) to continue steadily in a course of action, refuse to stop or be changed; to last, remain

Despite stern warning from their doctor, the brothers

persist in their bad habits.

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quibble

(v) to evade or belittle a point by twisting words or raising minor objections

(n) a petty objection

Let’s not quibble over details.

The buyer’s quibble notwithstanding, the parties soon came to an agreement.

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vital

(

adj

) having life, living; necessary to life, essential; key, crucialThe treaty is of vital importance to the security of our nation.


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