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Bradford Vocabulary 1-10

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Bradford Vocabulary
1) Jaunt: n. a short excursion or journey for pleasure v. go on a short
excursion or journey for pleasure
2) Veldt: open, uncultivated country or grassland in southern Africa.
It is conventionally classified by altitude into highveld, middleveld,
and lowveld
3) Bemused: puzzles, confuses, or bewilders (someone)
4) Manifest: adj. clear or obvious to the eye or mind v. display or
show (a quality or feeling) by one's acts or appearance;
demonstrate
5) Ebbing: 1-(of tidewater) move away from the land; recede 2-(of
an emotion or quality) gradually lessen or reduce
6) Cease: bring or come to an end
7) Intersperse: 1-scatter among or between other things; place here
and there
8) Vital: 1-absolutely necessary or important; essential 2-full of
energy; lively
9) Tumultuous: 1-making a loud, confused noise; uproarious 2excited, confused, or disorderly
10)
Resilient: 1-(of a person or animal) able to withstand or
recover quickly from difficult conditions 2-(of a substance or
object) able to recoil or spring back into shape after bending,
stretching, or being compressed
11)
Silhouette: n. the dark shape and outline of someone or
something visible against a lighter background, especially in dim
light v. cast or show (someone or something) as a dark shape and
outline against a lighter background
12)
Paranoia: n. a mental condition characterized by delusions
of persecution, unwarranted jealousy, or exaggerated selfimportance, typically elaborated into an organized system. It may
be an aspect of chronic personality disorder, of drug abuse, or of a
serious condition such as schizophrenia in which the person loses
touch with reality
13)
Sublime: adj. of such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to
inspire great admiration or awe
14)
Conceived: v. become pregnant with (a child) v. form or
devise (a plan or idea) in the mind
15)
Appalled: v. greatly dismay or horrify
16)
Reluctant: adj. greatly dismay or horrify
17)
Emanation: n. an abstract but perceptible thing that issues
or originates from a source
18)
Absurd: adj. wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate
19)
Oblivious: adj. not aware of or not concerned about what is
happening around one
20)
Psychopathic: adj. suffering from or constituting a chronic
mental disorder with abnormal or violent social behavior
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