Vocab unit 3

Term Definition
allot (v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portions
audacious (adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
comply (v.) to yield to a request or command
grapple (n.) an iron hook used to grab and hold
grapple (v.) to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with
instigate (v.) to urge on; to stir up, start, incite
myriad (adj.) in very great numbers
myriad (n.) a very great number
prodigious (adj.) immense; extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree
skittish (adj.) extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable, undependable
tether (n.) a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object the outer limit of strength or resources
tether (v.) to fasten with a rope or chain
unison (n.) a sounding together; agreement or accord
amass (v.) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; to come together, assemble
devoid (adj.) not having or using, lacking
elite (n.) the choice part of a group of people or things
elite (adj.) superior
incapacitate (v.) to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible
longevity (n.) long life, long duration, length of life
perspective (n.) a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally; the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance
perturb (v.) to truble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion
relevent (adj.) connected with or related to the matter at hand
vie (v.) to compete; to strive of victory or superiority
willful (adj.) stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, deliberate

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