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Flashcards in Chapter17 Deck (22):
1

Acrid

Having an irritating strong and unpleasant taste or smell

2

Salvage

Retrieve or preserve (something) from potential loss or adverse circumstances

3

Beeline

Straight line from two places

Make a beeline for

4

Stray

Not in the right place

5

Crate

A slatted wooden case

6

In a nick of time

Only just I time

7

Understatement

The presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is

8

Barrel

Drive or move in a way that is so fast as to almost be out of control

9

Faulty

Working badly or unreliably because of imperfections

10

Grim

Unrelentingly harsh l, merciless

11

Roost

(Of bird or bat) settle or congregate for rest or sleep

12

Famished

Ravenous , extremely hungry

13

Invigorating

Making one feel strong, healthy, and full of energy

14

Tromp

Walk heavily

15

Lopsided

With one side slower or smaller than the other

16

Scale

Clime up

17

Deflated

Reduce the level of

18

Decadent

Characterized by or appealing to self-indulgence

19

Amiss

In a mistaken way

20

Intersperse

To insert at the intervals among others

21

Tinder

dry, flammable material, such as wood or paper, used for lighting a fire.

22

Wee

Very early, or very small