Reading/Vocabulary A set of vocabulary terms and definitions

Reading/Vocabulary A set of vocabulary terms and definitions

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Term Definition
racked To cause extreme physical or mental pain.Example: The soldiers racked Jesus on the cross.
concussion Temporary unconsciousness caused by a blow in the head. Example: The famous boxer got a concussion.
prostrate To lie down with one's face downwardExample: The tired athlete began to prostrate/
murmur A soft sound made a person or group of people speaking quietly at a distance. Example: After the speech, the crowd began to murmur.
severed To divide by cutting or slicing.Example: The chef severed the chicken so they could eat it.
dislocated To change the normal position of something.Example: The child's bones were dislocated.
contemplate To think about something thoughtfully.Example: She began to contemplate on what to do.
fouled To make foul or dirty.Example: He fouled the water pond/
resignation An act or retiring or giving up position.Example: Everyone was shocked at her resignation.
barbarity Extreme crueltyExample: The people showed barbarity to Jesus on the cross.
prosper To succeed and be financially successful.Example: They were happy, and were to prosper.
sustain To strengthen or support. Example: They had to sustain him.
despoiled To steal or remove valuable possessions.Example: The thief despoiled the money.
certainty A firm feeling that something is trueExample: She held her ground with certainty.

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