Chapter 6&7 Vocab Reading 080

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  1. Yielding in opinion or judgement; courteous report
    DEFERENCE
  2. To make a complete written record of spoken or written words
    TRANSCRIBE
  3. An extra message added at the end of a story or letter
    POSTSCRIPT
  4. To reach an opinion from available information or facts
    INFER
  5. An opinion reached by examining available information or facts
    INFERENCE
  6. Move or yeild across from one place to another; to move
    TRANSFER
  7. A pulblic clerk or secretary, especially in ancient times;a professional copyist of manuscripts and documents; a writer or journalist.
    SCRIBE
  8. To give an honor; to counsel
    CONFER
  9. A theory, methodology, or practice that is considered to be without scientific foundation.
    PSEUDOSCIENCE
  10. Fictitious name
    PSEUDONYM
  11. To purposed by name as a candidate, especially for election; to designate or appoint to an office, responsibility, or honor
    NOMINATE
  12. Having an unknown or unacknowledged name; having no distinctive character or recognition factor
    ANONYMOUS
  13. A word having the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or words
    SYNONYM
  14. A word meaning the opposite of another word
    ANTONYM
  15. Very small; in name only
    NOMINAL
  16. Reliying on or derived from observation or experiment
    EMPIRICAL
  17. To express indirectly
    IMPLY
  18. A constent worrisome burden
    ALBATROSS
  19. Excessive love for one's self
    NARCISSISM
  20. Assert the opposite of; deny the words
    CONTRADICT
  21. Choice and use of words in speech or writing
    DICTION
  22. To lead or move, as to a course of action, by influence or persuasion
    INDUCE
  23. A ceremony or formal act by which a person is inducted, as into office or military service
    INDUCTION
  24. To happen suddenly or sooner than expected
    PRECIPITOUS
  25. An action, situation, or decision that has already happened and that can be used as a reason why a similar action or decision should be performed or taken
    PRECEDENT
  26. An unfair and unreasonable opinion or feeling when formed without enough thought or knowledge
    PREJUDICE
  27. To say what will happen in the future, as a result of knowledge or experience
    PREDICT
  28. The crime of killing a sibling
    FRATRICIDE
  29. The crime of killing a child
    INFANTICIDE
  30. The killing of a group, race, or kind
    GENOCIDE
  31. A chemical substance used to kill harmful insects, small animals, wild plants, and other unwanted organisms
    PESTICIDE
  32. The study of how the characteristics and qualities of parents are given to their children by their genes
    GENETICS
  33. The time when something came into existence; the begining or origin
    GENESIS
  34. To cause to exist, or to produce
    GENERATE
  35. Believe to be true
    DEEM
  36. Assert to be true
    CONTEND
  37. A person who asserts himself or herself in opposition or against difficulties; one who competes
    CONTENDER
  38. Characterized by forcefulness
    VEHEMENT

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