Sight  Words-11 By Hatice Oncel
Carp to complain all the time about matters which are not important  ; nagging I can't stand the way he's always carping
Ignominy public embarrassment  The Workers' Coalition experienced the ignominy of total defeat in the last election.
recrimination arguments between people who are blaming each other  The peace talks broke down and ended in  bitter  mutual...
unregenerate stobborn
cauterize to burn an injury to stop bleeding and prevent infection
effusive expressing welcome, approval or pleasure in a way that shows very strong feeling  They gave us such an effusive w...
inertia lack of activity or interest, or unwillingness to make an effort to do anything  The organization is stifled by bu...
plaintive describes something which sounds slightly sad  the plaintive sound of the bagpipes "What about me?" ca...
relinquish to give up something such as a responsibility or claim ; abandon   He has relinquished his  claim  to the thron...
vindictive having or showing a wish to harm someone because you think that they have harmed you; unwilling to forgive  In ...
chatelaine Large country house
fettle healthy or strong, or in good condition  "How was Jane?" "Oh, she was in fine fettle."
intrusive affecting someone or something in an annoying, disturbing and unwanted way  intrusive questioning intrusive ligh...
sanctimonious acting as if morally better than others  sanctimonious religious leaders preaching about morality .----holie...
convalescence   convalesce to rest in order to get better after an illness  After your operation, you'll need to convalesc...
finagle to use tricks and dishonest methods to get what you want  He somehow finagled his way into the army as a lieutenant.
rancor a feeling of hate and continuing anger about something in the past  They cheated me, but I feel no rancour  towards...
tenacious holding tightly onto something, or keeping an opinion in a determined way  Tenacious woman; Tenacious work The b...
laconically using very few words to express what you mean  She had a laconic wit.
gush  To flow or send out quickly Blood was gushing from his nose. gush out
nit-picking  Giving too much attention to details which are not important A nitpicking attitude
cranky Easily annoyed or upset He has been cranky all day.
epithet Swear words; abusive words
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  1. 1. Sight Words-11 By Hatice Oncel
  2. 2. Carp to complain all the time about matters which are not important ; nagging I can't stand the way he's always carping
  3. 3. Ignominy public embarrassment The Workers' Coalition experienced the ignominy of total defeat in the last election.
  4. 4. recrimination arguments between people who are blaming each other The peace talks broke down and ended in bitter mutual recrimination . self-recrimination
  5. 5. unregenerate stobborn
  6. 6. cauterize to burn an injury to stop bleeding and prevent infection
  7. 7. effusive expressing welcome, approval or pleasure in a way that shows very strong feeling They gave us such an effusive welcome it was quite embarrassing.
  8. 8. inertia lack of activity or interest, or unwillingness to make an effort to do anything The organization is stifled by bureaucratic inertia.
  9. 9. plaintive describes something which sounds slightly sad the plaintive sound of the bagpipes "What about me?" came a plaintive voice.
  10. 10. relinquish to give up something such as a responsibility or claim ; abandon He has relinquished his claim to the throne. She relinquished control of the family investments to her son
  11. 11. vindictive having or showing a wish to harm someone because you think that they have harmed you; unwilling to forgive In the film 'Cape Fear', a lawyer's family is threatened by a vindictive former prisoner.
  12. 12. chatelaine Large country house
  13. 13. fettle healthy or strong, or in good condition "How was Jane?" "Oh, she was in fine fettle."
  14. 14. intrusive affecting someone or something in an annoying, disturbing and unwanted way intrusive questioning intrusive lighting
  15. 15. sanctimonious acting as if morally better than others sanctimonious religious leaders preaching about morality .----holier than thou
  16. 16. convalescence convalesce to rest in order to get better after an illness After your operation, you'll need to convalesce for a week or two.
  17. 17. finagle to use tricks and dishonest methods to get what you want He somehow finagled his way into the army as a lieutenant.
  18. 18. rancor a feeling of hate and continuing anger about something in the past They cheated me, but I feel no rancour towards/against them.
  19. 19. tenacious holding tightly onto something, or keeping an opinion in a determined way Tenacious woman; Tenacious work The baby took my finger in its tenacious little fist. There has been tenacious local opposition to the new airport.
  20. 20. laconically using very few words to express what you mean She had a laconic wit.
  21. 21. gush To flow or send out quickly Blood was gushing from his nose. gush out
  22. 22. nit-picking Giving too much attention to details which are not important A nitpicking attitude
  23. 23. cranky Easily annoyed or upset He has been cranky all day.
  24. 24. epithet Swear words; abusive words

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