Vocabulary Word Flash Cards
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Calm, confident and in control of emotions at all times
Very strong and determined; resembling steel
Outward behaviour or bearing
Very thin and weak, especially because of lack of food or illness
Bury or drown beneath a huge mass of something; have a strong emotional effect on someone
Unfriendliness or opposition
Soft and glowing with health. Youthful and fresh. (Also wet with dew)
To accept or agree to something, often unwillingly.
not aware or concerned with what is happening around you.
without money, food, home or possessions
Made poor (of a person or area)
Extremely small, tiny
Frankness. Open and honest
feeling irritated and frustrated and annoyed, especially because you can do nothing to solve a problem.
Feeling anxious about the future. Viewing the future with alarm
Imitate with effort to equal or surpass
Likely to change suddenly and unexpectedly, especially by getting worse.
Unhappy with no hope or or courage
Goes on forever; continuing without interruption.