P6 CA1 Vocabulary List (Part 2)

ACS Junior

1) aggravate –to annoy; irritate; exasperate
2) assimilate – to take in and incorporate as one’s own
3) the skin of our teeth – just barely; you only just succeed in doing something
4) the rule of the thumb – a general principle regarded as roughly correct but not intended to be scientifically accurate
5) an arm and a leg – a very large amount of money
6) privy – participating in a secret
7) regurgitate – o cause to surge or rush back; vomit.
8) recapitulate -to review by a brief summary, as at the end of a speech or discussion / summarise
9) prospectus – a brochure or other document describing the major features, attractions, or services of a place, institution, or business
10) leaflet – a small flat or folded sheet of printed matter, as an advertisement or notice, usually intended for free distribution


Rosyth

1) defection – conscious abandonment of allegiance or duty (as to a person, cause, or doctrine)
2) contamination-the act of contaminating, or of making something impure orcontact with something unclean, bad,
3) diffused – widely spread/scattered
4) disintegrate – to separate into parts or lose intactness or solidness; break up; deteriorate
5) disseminate – to spread or give out something, especially news, information, ideas
6) remorse – a feeling of sadness and being sorry for something you have done:
7) resentment- the feeling of displeasure or indignation at some act, remark, person,etc., regarded as causing injury
or insult.
8) abide by – to act in accord with
9) depart from – to diverge or deviate


Nan Hua

1) looted – anything that is taken by force and dishonesty
2) embezzled – to appropriate fraudulently to one’s own use, as money or property entrusted to one’s care to appropriate fraudulently to one’s own use, as money or property entrusted to one’s care
3) appease – to bring to a state of peace, quiet, ease, calm, or contentment; pacify; soothe
4) antagonise – to make hostile or unfriendly
5) take after – to be similar to an older member of your family in appearance or character
6) hazardous – full of risk, perilous