English Vocabulary Words 02-03-2018
embattled (adjective) – (of a place or people) involved in or prepared for war, especially because surrounded by enemy forces.
Revert (verb) – to return to a former habit, practice, belief, condition, etc
conservative (noun) – a person who is opposed to change
Epicure (noun) – a person who enjoys the delights of the table and who is expert and fastidious in his choice of food.
Jingoism (noun) – patriotism carried to an illogical and ludicrous extreme
deprecate (verb) – disapprove of (the actions of someone)
Rusticate(verb) – spend time in the country
procrastinate (verb) – put off until a future time; delay
Scintillate(verb) – Sparkle with wit or humor
Saturnine (adjective ) – gloomy; very sad.