Vocab 7-9

January 22, 2018 Off By admin
Term Definition
chaos (noun) State of complete confusion and disorder.
compel (verb) to drive, urge or motivate with force; to oblige
infringe (verb) trespass or encroach upon the rights of others.
ironic (adjective) characterized by irony; happening in the opposite way to what is expected.
navigational (adjective) relating to the act or practice of plotting a vehicle’s course.
pervade (verb) to spread throughout; to be present in every part of something.
quizzical (adjective) relating to a questioning, uncertain or puzzled way.
relinquish (verb) to give up or turn over possession/ control; to surrender
remorse (noun) painful, deep feeling of guilt for wrongdoing.
scrupulous (adjective) having or showing a strict regard for what is right.
tentatively (adverb) Not final. Done as a trial or an experiment.
treacherous (adjective) Likely to betray a trust; traitorous
humiliate (verb) to make (someone) feel ashamed and foolish by injuring their dignity and self-respect, especially publicly.
benign (adjective) having or showing a kindly disposition; non-threatening.
meticulous (adjective) showing extreme or excessive concern about every last detail.