Lesson 8

     
  1. adept
  2. - Highly skilled; expert.
     
  3. audible
  4. - Capable of being heard.
     
  5. azure
  6. - The blue color of a cloudless sky.
     
  7. banter
  8. - To exchange playful, teasing remarks.
     
  9. capacious
  10. - Able to hold a large amount; roomy.
     
  11. copious
  12. - Large in quantity; abundant.
     
  13. crucial
  14. - Extremely important; vital in resolving something.
     
  15. decelerate
  16. - To slow down or to cause to slow down.
     
  17. deploy
  18. - To arrange troops or equipment in position for battle. To put into use.
     
  19. facilitate
  20. - To make easier.
     
  21. fastidious
  22. - Paying close attention to detail. Difficult to please.
     
  23. fitful
  24. - Not steady; irregular.
     
  25. grapple
  26. - To struggle with in close combat; to wrestle. To come to grips with. An iron shaft with a claw for grasping and holding things.
     
  27. pang
  28. - A sudden sharp feeling of pain or distress.
     
  29. precede
  30. - To go or come before in time, rank, or position.


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