Advanced Vocabulary List 4

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abet abet
To approve, encourage, and support (an action or a plan of action); urge and help on.

Max is in prison for aiding and abetting Mary with her bank robbery.

accumulate accumulate
To mount up; increase.

Debts can easily and rapidly accumulate. Be careful with your credit cards.

agitate agitate
To make someone nervous or troubled; to arouse concern.

The peaceful crowd became agitated when the police showed up in full riot gear.

alert alert
Vigilantly attentive.

The dog was very alert. He guarded his bone collection with great diligence.

alluring alluring
attractive, seductive, inviting.

The salary was very alluring, but Max decided not to take the job.

ample ample
Plentiful; enough or more than enough.

I just went grocery shopping, so we should have ample food for the rest of the week.

baffle baffle
To perplex or confuse.

I am baffled by the instructions on the tax forms.

bicker bicker
To argue about unimportant matters.

Max and Mary bicker constantly.

blame blame
responsibility for something bad

Politicians are quick to assign blame, but they refuse to accept it.

blend blend
To combine (varieties or grades) to obtain a mixture of a particular character, quality, or consistency.

Max blends protein powder with apple juice.


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