PALE FIRE VOCABULARY TEST - into a personally and socially...

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PALE FIRE VOCABULARY TEST #2 ap·er·ture An opening, such as a hole, gap, or slit.   vicuna 1: the wool of the vicuna 2: a soft wool fabric made from the fleece of the vicuna 3: small wild cud-chewing Andean animal similar to the guanaco but smaller; valued for its fleecy undercoat   ru·bi·cund Inclined to a healthy rosiness; ruddy.   Convive A guest at a banquet   al·pine Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Alps or their inhabitants. 1. Of or relating to high mountains.   va·lise A small piece of hand luggage.   sub·li·mate To modify the natural expression of (a primitive, instinctual impulse) in a socially acceptable manner. a. To divert the energy associated with (an unacceptable impulse or drive)
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Unformatted text preview: into a personally and socially acceptable activity. grouse Any of various plump, chickenlike game birds of the family Tetraonidae, chiefly of the Northern Hemisphere and having mottled brown or grayish plumage. Stillicide A continual falling or succession of drops; rain water falling from the eaves. ver·mic·u·late To adorn or decorate with wavy or winding lines. so·lar·i·um A room, gallery, or glassed-in porch exposed to the sun. or·ni·thol·o·gy The branch of zoology that deals with the study of birds. Peterist – one who collects cold nests...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ENGL 030 taught by Professor Wright,elizabeth during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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