Vocabulary Level E 10a

acquiesce

(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit

allure

(v.) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n.) a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm

askew

twisted to one side, crooked

blithe

cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned

contentious

quarrelsome, inclined to argue

covet

to desire something belonging to another

crestfallen

discouraged, dejected, downcast

disheveled

rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder

exponent

(n.) one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets; (math) the power to which a number, symbol, or expression is to be raised

garrulous

talkative