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cacophony loud confusing disagreeable sounds chicanery the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them) opprobrium a state of extreme dishonor desiccate lose water or moisture inchoate in an initial stage; not fully formed anachronistic chronologically misplaced iconoclastic characterized by attack on established beliefs or institutions approbation official recognition or approval […]

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Preamble to the Constitution: Vocabulary Lesson

form create Union Nation Justice Fairness Tranquility Peace defence Protection Welfare Well-being Liberty Freedom Posterity Descendants ordain enact Constitution Law

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Academic Vocabulary List 15- Definitions AA Reading- BYU ELC (AVL0351-0375)

trend noun: a general direction of change; something that is currently popular or fashionable exchange noun: an occurrence in which people give things of similar value to each other percentage noun: a number or rate that is expressed as a certain portion of something divided into 100 parts; a part of a whole objective noun: […]

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Synonym Vocabulary

Adequate suitable, sufficient, satisfactory, enough, ample Fickle changeable, capricious, erratic, whimsical Humility modesty, humbleness Loathe Hate, detest, scorn,disdain Flamboyant showy,flashy,ostentatious Versatile Resourceful, ingenious, talented Torrid Hot,scorching, burning, broiling Vicious Cruel, ferocious, fierce, violent Opponent adversary, foe, antagonist, competitor Serene tranquil, pleasant, peaceful, composed

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Adjectives To Expand Your Vocabulary

Allusive having reference to something implied or inferred Bilious (adj) peevish or irritable; sickeningly unpleasant Bombastic pompous; using inflated language; Cantankerous Contrary; disagreeable; quarrelsome; stubborn Caustic Corrosive, harsh, stinging Colloquial Characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation Complacent Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved Contemptuous Lacking respect; scornful Contentious argumentative; quarrelsome; […]

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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary

Abase to humble; disgrace Abate to reduce in amount, degree, or severity Abdicate to give up a position, right, or power Aberrant deviating from what is normal or expected Abeyance temporary suppression or suspension Abjure to reject; abandon formally Abscond to leave secretly Abstemious moderate in appetite Accretion a growth in size; increase in amount […]

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Quality Core Vocabulary List- Biology

Active transport Enery-requiring process that moves material across a cell membrane against a concentration difference Adaptation Inherited characteristic that increases an organisms chance for survival Amino acid Compound with an amino group on one end and a carboxyl group on the other end Anaerobic Process that does not require oxygen Aerobic Process that requires oxygen […]

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Life Is Choices Crossword Puzzle Vocabulary

Culture a way of thinking, behaving, or working that exists in a place or organization. Slavery opposite of self control. Rebel rejecting the world’s vision for your life. Choices the opportunity or power to choose between two or more possiblities. Holiness having a divine quality, being perfectly good. Character the way you think, feel, act. […]

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Vocabulary Activity 4-3 Social Development

It fulfills the need for closeness Clique Symptoms include binge eating and purging Bulimia Nervosa Peer groups are held together by _____. Conformity Symptoms include a refusal to eat. Anorexia Nervosa People suffering from _____ have a distorted body image. Anorexia Nervosa Discomfort with dressing differently than the group you belong to often is an […]

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Hatchet Ch. 9-14 Vocabulary Context Clues

gratified Brian was very ____________ to see the fire finally get going good. Now all he had to do was find something to cook over it flammable Brian started plucking off bits of bark to start his fire with because they seemed to be _______________. kindling Brian had to find some ______________ to help him […]

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Biology visual vocabulary

Homeostasis process of maintaining a stable environment inside a cell or an entire organism taxonomy largest and most inclusive taxon in the original classification system Producer organism that makes its own food Consumer organism than sets food by consuming other organisms prokaryote single cell organism that lacks a nucleus eukaryote organism that has cells containing […]

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English Vocabulary List 1

approbation the expression of approval; praise. (n) assuage to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench. (v) coalition a combination, union, or merger for some specific reason. (n) decadence a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self indulgence. (n) elicit to educe or extract […]

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Vocabulary Frayer Model

enjambment (noun.) continuation of a sentence from one line or couplet of a poem to the next that so that closely related words fall on different lines. While reading the sonnet, the second stanza includes closely related words that fell into different lines, which are called enjambment. Synonym – Prosody end-stopped line (adjective.) poetic device […]

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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary "Hit Parade"

Cogent convincing, reasonable Didactic intended to instruct Discourse verbal expression or exchange; conversation Lucid easily flowing Rhetoric the art of using language effectively and pervasively Arbiter a judge who decides a disputed issue Exculpate to free from guilt or blame Incontrovertible not able to be denied or disputed Vindicated freed from blame Imperious arrogantly domineering […]

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Economic vocabulary for kids (in english)

Economy the careful use of money, resources, and means of production. … the system of how money is made and used within a particular country or region. A region’s economy is connected with things like how many goods and services are produced and how much money people can spend on these things. Economics relating to […]

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MCAT VOCAB SET 1

Untenable Unable to be maintained or defended against attack or objection Mitigate To lessen; Mollify; Abate; Assuage Derision Contemptuous ridicule or mockery Interpose To place or insert between one thing and another; To say (words) as an interruption; Interpolate Teleology The assigning of purpose to otherwise purposeless things Spurious Not being what it claims to […]

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Touchstone 3 Unit 3 Vocabulary Notebook

Archipelago a group of islands Bridge a structure that reaches across a river, road, etc., and provides a way of crossing. Coast the land next to the sea Desert a hot, dry, sandy region with little or no rain or water. Island an area of land completely surrounded by water but not large enough to […]

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Unit 15 Merriam Webster Vocabulary Builder

TERM / TERMIN comes from Latin verb terminare “to limit, bound, or set limits to” or the related noun terminus “limit or boundary” indeterminate not precisely determined; vague interminable having or seeming to have no end; tiresomely drawn out terminal 1. forming or elating to an end or limit 2. fatal terminology the words with […]

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Architecture Vocabulary Test Questions

Plan The diagram of the horizontal arrangement of spaces in a building or the horizontal section of any part of a building. Elevation The diagram on a vertical arrangement of exterior or interior walls. Section Representation of a building that is cut by a vertical plane. Doric Column oldest and simplest of the three orders […]

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2017-2018 SAT Vocabulary

abase lower; humiliate abash embarrass abbreviate shorten abdicate give up abduction kidnapping aberrant abnormal or deviant abet aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage abeyance suspended action abhor hate abject lacking pride abjure renounce upon oath abstruse difficult to understand accost confront acrimony bitter aminosity Acumen insightfulness adamant not yielding adept skillful adroit skillful affected […]

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Merriam-Webster’s Vocabulary Builder Unit 17

ANIM ANIM comes from the Latin anima, meaning “breath” or “soul.” So, for example, an animal is a living, breathing thing—though human animals have often argued about whether other species actually have souls. animated (1) Full of life; lively, vigorous, active. (2) Seeming or appearing to be alive. magnanimous (1) Showing a lofty and courageous […]

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