Lesson 1 : Too Easy, 7th grade ELA

abate

to make or become less in amount or intensity

abnormal

not normal

abrupt

sudden or unexpected

accelerate

to speed up, or to cause speed up

affliction

the cause of serious pain and suffering, or a state of such suffering

flabbergast

to surprise or amaze people into a state of shock

grim

gloomy, harsh, and frightening

incredulous

not willing to believe something

notify

to let someone know, to inform

perceive

to become aware if though any of the senses, especially sight or hearing

robust

strong or healthy

rupture

to break or burst

throb

to pound or beat rapidly or violently; to pulsate or vibrate

trivial

of very little importance or value

wince

to move back suddenly as though in pain or fear