Vocab chapter 5-6

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Vocab chapter 5-6
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  1. to scater between
    intersperse
  2. Required or commanded by authority; obligatory
    mandatory
  3. representing a feeling associated with a word
    connotative
  4. a particular way of considering something
    perspective
  5. to provide an explanation or reason for something
    rationalize
  6. to deprive fo individual character or sense of personal identity
    depersonalize
  7. having power to denote; denoting or tending to denote
    denotative
  8. rules or a situation that will have a particular effect
    perscription
  9. a short trip usually made for pleasure
    excursion
  10. to secertly take money that is in one's care or that belongs to an organization or business for one's own use
    embezzle
  11. odd in behavior
    • eccentric
  12. the ability to share somenone's feelings or experiences by imagining what it would be like to be in there situation
    empathy
  13. to show or state that somenoe is not being blamed for something bad that happened
    exonerate
  14. to leave one's country or region to settle in another
    emigrate
  15. to use of a word or phrase to avoid saying another word or phrase that is more forceful and honest but also more unpleasant
    euphemism
  16. a speech, peice of writting, poem ect., containing great praise for somenoe who recentyly died or stopped working
    eulogy
  17. establish in a new position
    entrench
  18. hiding the truth in order to get an advantage
    deceptive
  19. excessive love or aderation of one's self
    narcissism
  20. yeilding in openion or judgement; courteous respect
    deference
  21. to make a complete written record of spoken or written word
    transcribe
  22. an extra message added at the end of a story or letter
    postscript
  23. to reach an opinion from available information or facts
    infer
  24. an opinion reached by examing available information or facts
    inference
  25. move or yield across from one place to another
    transfer
  26. to give an honor; to counsel
    confer
  27. a public clerk or secretary, especially in ancient times; a frofessional copyist of manuscripts and documents; a writer or journalist
    scribe
  28. a theory, methodology, or practice that is considered to be without scientific foundation
    pseudoscience
  29. fictious name
    pseudonym
  30. to propose by name as a candidate, especially for election; to designate or appoint to an office, responsibility
    nominate
  31. having an unknown or unacknowledged name; having no distinctive character or recgnition factor
    anonymous
  32. a word having the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or words
    synonym
  33. a word menaing the oppisite of another word
    antonym
  34. very small; only in name
    nominal
  35. to express indirectly
    imply
  36. relying on or derived from observation or experiment
    empirical
  37. a constent worrisome burden
    alabtross

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