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Vocabulary

envious — wanting what somebody else has: wanting to have somebody else's success, good fortune, qualities, or possessions

moot — not relevant: irrelevant or unimportant

bedswerver — unfaithful; person who hops from bed to bed

consideration — careful thought or deliberation

convinced — make sure or positive of something

definite — clear: precise and distinct

arboretum — an area planted with many types of trees and plants for study, display, and preservation

deceive — intentionally trick or mislead somebody: to mislead or deliberately hide the truth from somebody

assets — somebody or something useful: somebody or something that is useful and contributes to the success of something

persuasive — able or tending to persuade: having the ability to persuade people or the effect of persuading them

psychopath — somebody affected with a personality disorder marked by aggressive, violent, antisocial thought and behavior and

slurred — vti speak indistinctly: to pronounce sounds or words so that they cannot be distinguished, or be pronounced in this way

folly — huge mistake

rejection — act of rejecting: the rejecting of something or somebody

remorseful — strong feeling of guilt and regret

"blood is thicker than water" — a stronger bond is felt toward a relative, than toward a stranger

"lash out" — to strike out in anger

"honor among thieves" — even thieves have a code of ethics
Author: Torsten Daerr