Lesson 2

  1. Alacrity
    • N. 1)Promptness in responding.
    • 2)Eagerness.
  2. Array
    • N. 1)A large group of people or things.
    • 2)An orderly arrangement or display.

    • V. 1)To place in order.
    • 2)To dress-up.
  3. Deduce
    V. To draw a conclusion from given facts.
  4. Encumber
    • V. 1)To weigh down or burden.
    • 2)To impede the action of.

    N. Encumbrance
  5. Fraught
    Adj. Full or accompanied by (usually followed by with)
  6. Haphazard
    Adj. Marked by lack of plan, order, or direction.
  7. Incontrovertible
    Adj. Impossible to dispute; inquestionable
  8. Inexplicable
    Adj. Hard to explain or impossible to understand.
  9. Ingenious
    Adj. Marked by imagination, resourcefulness, or cleverness.

    N. Ingenuity
  10. Laggard
    N. One who falls behind others because of moving slowly or loitering; a straggler.

    Adj. [We have been laggard in getting the roof repaired.]
  11. Sustenance
    N. Something that provides nourishment; food needed to live.
  12. Torrid
    • Adj. 1) Intensely hot and dry.
    • 2)Burning with passion.
  13. Traverse
    V. To pass over, across, or through.
  14. Ubiquitus
    Adj. Appearing to be present in large numbers or in many different places.
  15. Zenith
    • N. 1)The highest point; the peak.
    • 2)The point in the sky directly above the observer.
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Lesson 2
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