vocab chps 8&9

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Vocab chapters 8&9
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  1. A restatement of a text or passage in another form or other words: A restatement of text or passage material in one's own words
    PARAPHARSE
  2. A person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    EXTROVERT
  3. To direct or turn something inward or in on itself
    INTROVERT
  4. To finish a literary work with critical commentary; explanatory notes
    ANNOTATE
  5. Relating to a violent, usually destructive, upheaval
    CATACLYSMIC
  6. A sudden or extreme disaster
    CATASTROPHE
  7. Passing with time; over and over again with the passing of time
    TRANSIENT
  8. A transfer of blood from one person to another
    TRANSFUSION
  9. An agent that causes change
    TRANSPIRE
  10. To send across or along to a recipient or destination
    TRANSMIT
  11. A speaker's or conductor's platform; dais
    PODIUM
  12. A two-footed animal
    BI-PED
  13. Relating to school; the study of teaching children
    PEDAGOGY
  14. One who cares for disorders or treatment of feet
    PODIATRIST
  15. Related to the medical care and treatment of children
    PEDIATRIC
  16. An adult who is sexually attracted to children; a child molester
    PEDOPHILE
  17. A supporting base, as of a column
    PEDESTAL
  18. A doctor who cares for children
    PEDITRICIAN
  19. Injury, damage a cause of injury or damage
    DETRIMENT
  20. Contention, an arguement or debate
    CONTROVERSY
  21. Opposed, opposite, conflicting
    CONTRARY
  22. Goods prohibited by law or treaty from being exported
    CONTRABAND
  23. Tending to hinder rather than serve one's purpose
    COUNTERPRODUCTIVE
  24. More worldly, experienced, worldly wise
    SOPHISTICATED
  25. A second year student, one who is immature or superficial
    SOPHOMORE
  26. The science dealing with the general causes and principles of things
    PHILOSOPHY
  27. To meditate on a subject, to refelct, to engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence, to risk money in business
    SPECULATE
  28. Impressive or sensational
    • SPECTACULAR
  29. Relating to knowledge or perception
    COGNITIVE
  30. One whose indentity is disguesed or concealed
    INCOGNITO
  31. Adequate performance or operation, using only the amount that is needed
    EFFCIENCY
  32. To take back, disavow
    RETRACT
  33. The reaction to, or result of, an action
    REPERCUSSION
  34. To cast away, to refuse to accept as true
    REPUDIATE
  35. To give up, to quit, surrender
    RELINQUISH
  36. Something dependent or subordinate
    DEPENDENCY
  37. To move or control by hand or by mechanical means, especially in a skillful manner
    MANIPULATE
  38. Being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time, omnipresent
    UBIQUITOUS
  39. Done by, used by, or operated with hands
    MANUAL
  40. An agent that causes change
    CATALYST

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