6001 - 7000 Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 6

Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
argument verb That will authorize them to sell the property. to grant power, permission
avert verb Avert your eyes when it happens. to turn away
awhirl adj. with our minds awhirl, we stared in wonder. a state of confusion
azure noun The evening sky was a blaze of azure. color, light purplish blue
badger verb They badgered him to give in to their demands to harry or pester
noun We saw a badger in the forest. carnivorous burrowing animal
bale noun Many bales of hay sat in the field. bound with twine or wire
noun We must bale our straw before the rain. to wrap in cord or wire
balm noun She put a fragrant balm on his arm. soothing or comforting agent
banish verb He must banish the young man from the school. to force to leave, exile