Vocabulary - List 4 -
Vocabulary List 4
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Old age and disease almost completely debilitated him.
-great misery or distress; great trouble
The tribulations he suffered and overcame have made him a wiser, more compassionate person.
-to restrain or discourage from action through fear
Once he decides on something, nothing can deter him from reaching his goal.
-grossly stupid or dull; coarse; rude
After he got drunk, his behavior became crass and he embarrassed everyone at the party.
-a hiding place
The criminals had set up a cache of guns in the old abandoned house.
Investors watched their fortunes ebb as the stock market crashed.
-to make easy; to bring about
To facilitate our re-location to the city, we hired a company to pack and move all our stuff.
-mental distress due to disappointment or humiliation
When he did not receive an invitation, he tried unsuccessfully to conceal his deep-seated chagrin.
-discord; harsh sound
While we sought harmony, our enemies tried to create more cacophony.
He posed as a financial adviser and duped hundreds of people into investing money in fake mutual funds.