Atrocious adj extremely or shockingly wicked, cruel, or brutal augury



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SPELLING AND VOCABULARY – UNIT 3

WORDS


  1. atrocious adj. extremely or shockingly wicked, cruel, or brutal

  2. augury n. an omen, token, or indication

  3. axiom n. a self-evident truth that requires no proof

  4. balmy adj. mild and refreshing; soft; soothing

  5. bandy v. to pass from one to another or back and forth; give and take; trade; exchange

  6. bauble n. a showy, usually cheap, ornament; trinket

  7. bedlam n. a scene or state of wild uproar and confusion

  8. beneficent adj. doing good or causing good to be done

  9. bestride v. to get or be astride of; have or place the legs on both sides of

  10. botch v. to spoil by poor work

  11. boycott v. to abstain from buying or using

  12. brigand n. a bandit, especially one of a band of robbers in mountain or forest regions

  13. brunt n. the main force or impact, as of an attack or blow

  14. brusque adj. abrupt in manner; blunt; rough

  15. buffoon n. a person who amuses others by tricks, jokes, odd gestures and postures





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