14 October 2015

Vocab 10/14/2015

schist (n) -- any of various medium-grained to coarse-grained metamorphic rocks composed of laminated, often flaky parallel layers of chiefly micaceous minerals

micaceous (adj.) -- any of a group of chemically and physically related aluminum silicate minerals, common in igneous and metamorphic rocks, characteristically splitting into flexible sheets used in insulation and electrical equipment

dysphoria (n) -- an emotional state characterized by anxiety, depression, or unease

rapacious (adj.) -- having or showing a strong or excessive desire to acquire money or possess things; greedy

No comments:

Post a Comment