"American History" Vocabulary

Flashcard maker : Tiffany Hanchett
apparent
easily seen or understood
humiliation
state of feeling ashamed or embarrassed
impulse
sudden desire to do something without thinking about the results
intention
plan, purpose
linger
to stay on a bit longer (because you want to)
maneuvering
carefully planned action
paradise
place or situation that is beautiful or very enjoyable
suburbs
areas developed near cities
anticipated
looked forward to, expected
distraught
extremely upset
embrace
to give a hug
muscular
having well-developed muscles, very strong
rejection
refusal to accept, allow, or approve
smudged
messy or unclear
temptation
desire to do something wrong or foolish
version
account or description from a particular point of view
dilapidated
(adj) rundown, needing repairs
elation
Excited feelings of pride, triumph, or happiness
discreet
careful about what one says or does
profound
Having great depth or seriousness
tenement
a rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
vigilant
Watchful

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