English 7 Words Word Vocabulary Quarter 3: Set 4 P.O.S. Definition acquire verb To gain ownership of something; to get by one’s own efforts or actions. antagonize noun verb acquisition: Something that is acquired. To make an enemy of; to stir up anger and dislike. competent adjective To destroy completely; to reduce to utter ruin. comprise noun verb correspond verb competence: The abillity to do what is needed. 1. To form; to make up. 2. To consist of or include. 1. To match; to be equal to. 2. To exchange letters with another person. noun correspondence: The act of exchanging letters; the letters that are exchanged. dilapidated adjective In poor condition from neglect or age. illustrious adjective Very famous; outstanding. incident noun inherit verb latitude noun loath adjective Something that happens in real life or in a story; an event, often of little importance. 1. To receive something from someone after that person’s death. 2. To receive, as part of one’s physical or mental make-up, from one’s parents. 1. The distance north or south of the equator, measured in degrees. 2. A region as marked by its distance from the equator. 3. Freedom from strict rules. Unwilling; reluctant. maintain verb renovate verb 1. To declare something to be true. 2. To continue in the same way or condition. 3. To keep in good condition. To make like new again. noun renovation: The act of renovating; the thing renovated. verb To scold in a harsh or formal manner. noun A strong scolding from someone in authority. reprimand supervise verb To direct or manage activities. noun supervision: The act of managing or directing. supervisor: A person who manages or directs activities.