Reading Vocab Chapter 5-6

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  1. An opinion reached by examining available information or facts
    INFERENCE
  2. Move or yield across from one place to another
    TRANSFER
  3. To reach an opinion from available infromation or facts
    INFER
  4. To make a complete written record of spoken or written word
    TRANSCRIBE
  5. An extra message added at the end of a story or letter
    POSTSCRIPT
  6. A public clerk or secretary, especially i ancient times; a frofessional copyist of manuscripts and documents; a writer or journalist
    SCRIBE
  7. A theory, methodology, or practice that is considered to be without scientific foundation
    PSEUDOSCIENCE
  8. Excessive love or aderation of one's
    NARCISSISM
  9. to give an honor; to counsel
    CONFER
  10. yeilding in opinion or judgement; courteous respect
    DEFERENCE
  11. A constent worrisome burden
    ALBATROSS
  12. relying on or derived from observation or experiment
    EMPIRICAL
  13. A word meaning the oppisite of another word
    ANTONYM
  14. To express indirectly
    IMPLY
  15. Having an unknown or unacknowledged name; having no distinctive character or recognition factor
    ANONYMOUS
  16. A word having the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or words
    SYNONYM
  17. Very small; only in name
    NOMINAL
  18. Fictious name
    PSEUDONYM
  19. To propose by name as a candidate, especially for election; to designate or appoint to an office, responsibility
    NOMINATE
  20. to cause to exist, or to produce
    GENERATE
  21. The time when something came into existence; the beginning or origin
    GENESIS
  22. THE STUDY OF HOW THE CHARACTERISTICS AND QUALITIES OF PARENTS ARE GIVEN TO THEIR CHILDREN BY THEIR GENES
    GENETICS
  23. A CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE USED TO KILL HARMFUL INSECTS, SMALL ANIMALS, WILD PLANTS, AND OTHER UNWANTED ORGANISMS
    PESTICIDE
  24. THE KILLING OF A GROUP, RACE, OR KNID
    GENOCIDE
  25. THE CRIME OF KILLING A CHILD
    INFANTICIDE
  26. THE CRIME OF KILLING A SIBLING
    FRATRICIDE
  27. TO SAY WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN THE FUTURE, AS A RESULT OF KNOWLEDGE OR EXPERIENCE
    PREDICT
  28. AN NFAIR AND UNREASONABLE OPINION OR FEELING WHEN FORMED WITHOUT ENOUGH THOUGHT OR KNOWLEDGE TO INFLUENCE UNFAIRLY SO THAT AN UNREASONALBLE OPINION IS FORMED
    PREJUDICE
  29. AN ACTION, SITUATION, OR DECISION THAT HAS ALREADY HAPPENED AND THAT CAN BE USED AS A REASON WHY A SIMILAR

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