fresh_vocab_s1w6 - Regular VI 9\/21 9\/25 dossier n A collection of documents on a certain person or topic The office keeps a dossier on all its employees

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Regular VI 9/21 – 9/25 dossier: n A collection of documents on a certain person or topic. The office keeps a dossier on all its employees. exasperate: v To worsen an already bad situation. Lying almost always exasperates the situation. fray: n Fight. micromanage: v control every small part of an enterprise or activity. He micromanaged the birthday party. mire: n An area of wet, soggy, and muddy ground. plod: v To move heavily; trudge. proscribe: v Forbid. A strike is proscribed in the army. quicksilver: adj Tending to change rapidly and unpredictably. Her quicksilver moods frustrate even her closest friends. stratagem: n A military maneuver designed to deceive or surprise an enemy. tepid: ad j Lukewarm. She didn’t like to drink tepid water from the faucet. Prefix Meaning micro- small Extra Credit VI (in addition to regular list) globule: n a tiny drop; a small ball. googol: n the figure 1 followed by 100 zeroes (10 to the 100 th power) gossamer: adj something light, delicate, or tenuous.

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