Vocabulary words for the week of October 25th-29th, 2010

insignificant: lacking in importance, meaning, size, or worth

loyal: constant and faithful to people or ideas; devoted

plotting: secretly planning to do something

twined: twisted around; wound

steely: strong; like steel

encircling: forming a circle around; surrounding

neglected: failed to care for or attend to

unyielding: uncompromising; constant and never-ending; not giving away