Vocabulary

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Vocabulary
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English Vocabulary
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  1. Scarce.
    Deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand : not plentiful or abundant.

    Intentionally absent <made himself scarce at inspection time>
  2. Inquiry (noun)
    1: examination into facts or principles : research

    2: a request for information

    3: a systematic investigation often of a matter of public interest
  3. Upon (preposition)
    On
  4. Heuristic (adj)
    Involving or serving as an aid to learning, discovery, or problem-solving by experimental and especially trial-and-error methods <heuristic techniques> <a heuristic assumption>; also: of or relating to exploratory problem-solving techniques that utilize self-educating techniques (as the evaluation of feedback) to improve performance <a heuristic computer program>
  5. Enact (verb)
    1: to establish by legal and authoritative act; specifically: to make (as a bill) into law

    2: act out <enact a role>
  6. Leap
    Leapaed, Leapt.

    1: to spring free from or as if from the ground : jump <leap over a fence> <a fish leaps out of the water>

    2 a: to pass abruptly from one state or topic to another b: to act precipitately <leaped at the chance>

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