Vocabulary TTB,TTB Flashcards

watery porridge
Terms Definitions
amah
nanny
Sentence: Ailin's amah chased after her through the courtyard.
grimace
contortion of the face in pain or disgust
fastidious
super neat or picky; detail oriented
lament
mourn or regret
reparations
payback for a previous wrong;repayment
gruel
watery porridge
sparse
thinly scattered
mortification
great embarrassment or shame
heathen
pagan, unbeliever
relevant
connected; germane
objectionable
unpleasant; offensive
impertinent
rude
indignation
anger or annoyance
benevolence
kindness; (bene = good)
disheveled
untidy; messy
ingenuity
cleverness; resourcefulness
refuse (n.)
garbage
rollicking
carefree; joyous
obstinate
firm; stubborn; unmoving
prominent
standing out
exile
banish
initiative
taking responsibility with action
furlough
temporary vacation
dewlaps
swinging fold of skin under a cow's chin/throat
condescend
talk down to
steerage
part of ship where you can travel cheaply
demean
degrade; humiliate; put down
typhoon
hurricane (Asia)
miasma
unwholesome or aggressive atmosphere
mahjong
Chinese game like dominoes
oblige
owe a debt of gratitude
temperamental
moody; irritable
surly
unfriendly; hostile
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