Unit 8 Words

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definitions & notes
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  1. abnormal

    not typical or usual or regular
  2. capsize

    overturn accidentally
  3. catastrophe

    a sudden violent change in the earth's surface
  4. decrease

    a change downward
  5. disputatious

    showing an inclination to disagree
  6. eject

    put out or expel from a place
  7. flourish

    grow vigorously
  8. incentive

    a positive motivational influence
  9. insubordinate

    not submissive to authority
  10. legible

    capable of being read or deciphered
  11. nub

    a small lump or protuberance
  12. onslaught

    an offensive against an enemy
  13. ordain

    invest with ministerial or priestly authority
  14. outstrip

    go far ahead of
  15. pervade

    spread or diffuse through
  16. prudent

    marked by sound judgment
  17. quench

    satisfy, as thirst
  18. remnant

    a small part remaining after the main part no longer exists
  19. simultaneous

    occurring or operating at the same time
  20. swerve

    turn sharply; change direction abruptly
Created on October 18, 2007