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Creative Writing Vocab

Subjects : writing-skills, bvat
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1. To laugh nervously

2. Shining bright

3. Fallen into partial ruin or decay

4. Bulging

5. To become more slender toward one end

6. Using few words

7. A particular principle - position - or policy taught or advocated - as of a religion or government

8. The persistence of sound after the source has stopped

9. To soothe or quiet

10. Unhappy or miserable

11. Conceited - overconfident - or proud

12. A foundation or basis

13. Oppressively hot

14. To look at flirtatiously

15. Betraying the use of intellect rather than intuition

16. Ragged - torn

17. Incapable of being explained

18. To irritate - annoy - or provoke

19. Hesitatingly

20. Prim or proper

21. To revive from death or unconsciousness

22. Grossly irreverent toward what is sacred

23. Suited to the purpose or occasion

24. Coming after the expected time

25. Waste matter - something of no value

26. Extraordinarily

27. A pleasure or hobby

28. Misguided and stubborn

29. Strengthening or hardening

30. Regulating or toning down

31. To sit or lie in a relaxed position

32. An accidental advantage

33. To take in and make personal ones attitudes or beliefs

34. To polish a surface by friction

35. A gentle reprimand

36. To turn away or aside

37. Full of complaints

38. An opening move in which a player in a game seeks to obtain some advantage

39. To make unsophisticated or unfashionable

40. To examine in detail

41. Basic - undeveloped

42. To spread with liquid - color - or light

43. Sluggish inactivity or inertia

44. To feel or express worry - annoyance

45. To blend together

46. Solitude or seclude

47. Descending from ancestors

48. Unexpected gain

49. The standard native language of a country

50. To breathe abnormally fast and deep