Vocab 211-220

Vocab 211-220 - 3 to feel one's way transitive verb 1 feel up 2 to find(as one's way by groping GRUELING exhausting trying or taxing to the point

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Vocab 211- 220 GRATUITOUS- free, without return benefit, unnecessary 1a : given unearned or without recompense b : not involving a return benefit, compensation, or consideration c : costing nothing : free 2: not called for by the circumstances : unwarranted <a gratuitous assumption> GREGARIOUS-friendly, living communally, plants growing together 1a : tending to associate with others of one's kind : social b : marked by or indicating a liking for companionship : sociable c : of or relating to a social group 2a of a plant : growing in a cluster or a colony b : living in contiguous nests but not forming a true colony —used especially of wasps and bees\ GRIMACE : a facial expression usually of disgust, disapproval, or pain GROPE- search by feeling, be without guidance intransitive verb 1: to feel about blindly or uncertainly in search <grope for the light switch> 2: to look for something blindly or uncertainly <grope for the right words>
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Unformatted text preview: 3: to feel one's way transitive verb 1: feel up 2: to find (as one's way) by groping GRUELING- exhausting : trying or taxing to the point of exhaustion : punishing <a grueling race>exhausting GRUESOME- horryfiying : inspiring horror or repulsion : grisly, horrifying GULLIBLE : easily duped or cheated HAGGARD- tired looking, unruly, unmanagable 1 : of a hawk : not tamed 2 a : wild in appearance b : having a worn or emaciated appearance : gaunt <haggard faces looked up sadly from out of the straw — W. M. Thackeray> tired HARANGUE-loud and threating speech 1: a speech addressed to a public assembly 2: a ranting speech or writing, 3: lecture HARBINGER- can tell the future 1 archaic : a person sent ahead to provide lodgings 2 a : one that pioneers in or initiates a major change : precursor b : one that presages or foreshadows what is to come...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course HUM 211 taught by Professor None during the Spring '11 term at UWO.

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