English 1 Vocab list

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  1. atrocious

    shockingly brutal or cruel
    appalling; brutal;cruel
  2. circumscribe

    draw a geometric figure around another figure
    to surround by a boundary; to construct around.
  3. compassion

    a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
    sympathetic consciousness of others distress accompanied by a sesired to allevaite it.
  4. deteriorate

    become worse or disintegrate
    to become impaires in quality, function, or condition.
  5. discern

    detect with the senses
    to perceive by sight or some other sence or by the intellect; to see, recognize, or apprehend.
  6. insipid

    lacking interest or significance or impact
    lacking in qualities that interest, stimulate, or challenge.
  7. lament

    a cry of sorrow and grief
    to feel or express sorrow or regret for.
  8. loathe

    dislike intensely; feel disgust toward
    to dislike greatly and often with disgust or intolerance; to detest.
  9. painstaking

    characterized by extreme care and great effort
    taking pains; showing diligent car and effort.
  10. repress

    conceal or hide
    to prevent the natural or normal expression, activity, or development of.
Created on September 29, 2011
(updated September 29, 2011)