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  1. going to happen soon
    IMPENDING
  2. to pass secretly into enemy-held territory; to cause (a liquid, for example) to permeate a substance by passing through its pores
    INFILTRATE
  3. to seperate or isolate from others or from a main body or group
    SEGREGATE
  4. working or spreading garmfully in a subtle or stealthy manner
    INSIDIOUS
  5. to join with something else; unite; to make part of a larger unit
    INTEGRATE
  6. conspicuously bad or offensive
    EGREGIOUS
  7. to make impure or unclean by contact or mixture
    CONTAMINATE
  8. a part that combines with other parts to form simething bigger
    COMPONENT
  9. to bring or come together in a group, crowd, or assembly
    CONGREGATE
  10. to work together, especially in a joint intellectual effort; to cooperate with an enemy occupation force in one's country
    COLLABORATE
  11. to unite into one system or whole; comine
    CONSOLIDATE
  12. to be similar or equivalent in character, quantity, origin, structure, or function
    CORRESPOND
  13. communication by letter, usually over a period of time
    CORRESPONDENCE
  14. to ve of the same opinion
    CONCUR
  15. to strengthen or support with other evidence; make more certain
    CORROBORATE
  16. a statement showing the relationship between two things
    ANALOGY
  17. widely known, but in a negative way
    NOTORIOUS
  18. the state of the spirits of a person or group as exhibited by confidence, cheerfulness, disipline, and willingness to perform assigned tasks, the general level of confidene or optimism felt by a person or group of people, especially as it affects discipline and motivation
    MORALE
  19. A series of ordered groupings of people or things
    HIERARCHY
  20. contrary to established accepted behaviors or principles
    IMMORAL
  21. goverment by a few, especially by a small faction of persons or families; a state goverened by a few persons
    OLIGARCHY
  22. an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority (a monarch is nation's ruler or head of state, usually by gereditary right)
    MONARCHY
  23. an original model or type after which other similar things are patterned; a prototype; ideal example of a type
    ARCHETYPE
  24. having unlimited or universal power or authority
    OMNIPOTENT
  25. an unbroken view of an entire surrounding area
    PANORAMA
  26. a remedy for all diseases, evils, or difficulties; a cure-all
    PANACEA
  27. wild uproar or noise
    PANDEMONIUM
  28. absence of any form of political authority; political dosorder and confusion
    ANARCHY
  29. lack of interest or concern, especially regarding matters of gerneral importance or appeal; indifference; lack of emotion or feeeling
    APATHY
  30. behavior characterized by overactivity
    HYPERACTIVE
  31. figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect; obvious exaggeration not meant to be taken literally
    HYPERBOLE
  32. abnormally low body temperature
    HYPOTHERMIA
  33. unusually high body temperature
    HYPERTHERMIA
  34. a tentative explanation for an observaion, phenomenon, or scientific problem that can be tested by further investigation; something taken to be true for the purpose of argument or investigation
    HYPOTHESIS
  35. the scientific study of the nature of disease and its causes, processes, development, and consequences
    PATHOLOGY
  36. deviation or departure from the normal or common order, form, or rule; one that is peculiar, irregular, abnormal, or difficult to classify
    ANOMALY
  37. eating both meat and vegetables
    OMNIVOROUS
  38. all-knowing
    OMNISCIENT
  39. a space between two objects, points, or units
    INTERVAL
  40. relating to, or situated at or on, the side
    LATERAL
  41. happening within or involving the members of one school, college, or university
    INTRAMURAL
  42. within a state
    INTRASTATE
  43. connected with relationships between people
    INTERPERSONAL
  44. relating to a living organism; relating to the body
    PHYSIOLOGICAL
  45. freedom from normal restraints, limitations, or regulations
    LATITUDE
  46. having or formed of two sides; two-sided
    BILATERAL
  47. of, on, relating to, involving, or affecting only one side
    UNILATERAL
  48. something or someone that speaks ill of; someone who critcizes someone unfairly to take away from the value of something
    DETRACTOR
  49. a reduced amount or size
    DEPLETION
  50. to read or interpret ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter
    DECIPHER
  51. inadequacy or insufficiency; an unfavorable condition or position; a disadvantage; the amount by which a sum of money falls short of the required or expected amount; a shortage
    DEFICIT
  52. AN INJURY OR LOSS
    DETRIMENT
  53. to undermine confidence or dishearten
    DEMORALIZE
  54. to indicate or specify; point out
    DESIGNATE
  55. to make or grow less; to lessen; to weaken
    AMELIORATE
  56. feeling with passion
    FERVENT
  57. rich, lavish
    OPULENT
  58. spreading through everything
    PERVASIVE
  59. representing a feeling associated with a word
    CONNOTATIVE
  60. a particular way of considering something
    PERSPECTIVE
  61. to provide an explanation or reason for something
    RATIONALIZE
  62. to deprive of individual character or a sense of personal identity
    DEPERSONALIZE
  63. to represent or name; to designate
    DENOTE
  64. the dictionary meaning of a word
    DENOTATIVE
  65. hiding the truth in order to get an advantage
    DECEPTIVE
  66. rules or a situation that will have a particular effect
    PRESCRIPTION
  67. a short trip usually made for pleasure
    EXCURSION
  68. to secretly take money that is in one's care or that belongs to an organization or business for one's own use
    EMBEZZLE
  69. odd in behavior
    ECCENTRIC
  70. the ability to share somene else's feelings or experiences by imagining what it would be like to be in their situation
    EMPATHY
  71. to show or state that someone is not being blamed for something bad that happened
    EXONERATE
  72. to leave one's country or region to settle in another
    EMIGRATE
  73. a speech, piece of writing, poem, etc., containing great praise for someone who recently died or stopped working
    EULOGY
  74. the use of a word or pharse to avoid saying another word or phrase that is more foreceful and honest but also more unpleasant or offensive
    EUPHEMISM
  75. establish in a strong position
    ENTRENCH
  76. required or commanded by authority; obligatory
    MANDATORY
  77. to scatter between
    INTERSPERCE
  78. yeilding in opinion or judgement; courteous respect
    DEFERENCE
  79. to make a complete written record of spoken or written words
    TRANSCRIBE
  80. an extra mesage added at the end of a story or letter
    POSTSCRIPT
  81. to reach an opinion from available information or facts
    INFER
  82. an opinion reached by examining available information or facts
    INFERENCE
  83. move or yield across from one place to another; to move
    TRANSFER
  84. to give an honor; to counsel
    CONFER
  85. a public clerk or secretary, especially in ancient times; a professional copyist of manuscripts and documents; a writer or journalist
    SCRIBE
  86. a theory, methodology, or practice that is considered to be without scientific foundation
    PSEUDOSCIENCE
  87. fictitious name
    PSEUDONYM
  88. to propose by name as a candidate, especially for election; to designate or appoint to an office, responsibility, or honor
    NOMINATE
  89. having an unknown or unacknowledged name; having no sistinctive character or recognition factor
    ANNONYMOUS
  90. a word having the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or words
    SYNONYM
  91. a word meaning the oppposite of another word
    ANTONYM
  92. very small; in name only
    NOMINAL
  93. relying on or drived from observation or experiment
    EMPIRICAL
  94. to express indirectly
    IMPLY
  95. to cause to exist, or to produce
    GENERATE
  96. the time when something came into existence; the beginning or origin
    GENESIS
  97. the study of how the characteristics and qualities of parents are given to their children by their genes
    GENETICS
  98. a chemical substance used to kill harmful insects, small animals, wild plants, and other unwanted organisms
    PESTICIDE
  99. the killing of a group, race, or kind
    GENOCIDE
  100. the crime of killing a child
    INFANTICIDE
  101. the crime of killing a sibling
    FRATICIDE
  102. to say what will happen in the future, as a result of knowledge or experience
    PREDICT
  103. an unfair and unreasonable opinion or feeling when formed without enough thought or knowledge
    PREDJUDICE
  104. an action, situation, or decision that has already happened and that can be used as a reason why a similar action or decision shoud be performed or taken
    PRECEDENT
  105. to happen suddenly or sooner than expected
    PRECIPTIOUS
  106. a ceremony or formal act by which a person is inducted, as into office or military service
    INDUCTION
  107. to lead or move, as to a course of action, by influence or persuasion
    • INDUCE
  108. choice and use of words in speech or writing; degree of clarity and distinctness of pronunciation in speech or singing
    DICTION
  109. assert the opposite of ; deny the words
    CONTRADICT
  110. believe to be true
    DEEM
  111. assert to be true
    CONTEND
  112. a person who asserts himself or herself in opposition or against difficulties; one who competes
    CONTENDER
  113. characterized by forcefulness of experssion
    VEHEMENT
  114. related to the medical care and treatment of children
    PEDIATRIC
  115. a doctor who cares for children
    PEDIATRICIAN
  116. an adult who is sexually attracted to children;a cild molester
    PEDOPHILE
  117. one who cares for disorders or treatment of the feet
    PODIATRIST
  118. a supporting base, as of a column
    PEDESTAL
  119. a speaker's or conductor's platform; dais
    PODIUM
  120. relating to school; the study of teaching children
    PEDAGOGY
  121. a two-footed animal
    BIPED
  122. an agent that causes change
    CATALYST
  123. a sudden or extreme disaster
    CATASTROPHE
  124. relating to a violent, usually destructive, upheaval
    CATACLYSMIC
  125. to send across or along to a recipient or destination
    TRANSMIT
  126. passing with time; over and over again with the passing of time
    TRANSIENT
  127. a transfer of blood from one person to another
    TRANSFUSION
  128. become known; happen; give off as vapor; become known over a period of time
    TRANSPIRE
  129. to direct or turn something inward or in on itself
    INTROVERT
  130. A person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
    EXTROVERT
  131. a restatement of a text or passage in another form or other words; a restatement of text or passage material
    PARAPHRASE
  132. contention; and argument or debate
    CONTROVERSY
  133. opposed; opposite; conflicting
    CONTRARY
  134. goods prohibited by law or treaty from being imported or exported
    CONTRABAND
  135. tending to hinder rather than serve one's purpose
    COUNTERPRODUCTIVE
  136. more worldly; experienced, worldly wise
    SOPHOMORE
  137. the science dealing with the general causes and principles of things
    PHILOSOPHY
  138. to meditate on a subjext; to reflect; to engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence; to risk money in business
    SPECULATE
  139. impressive or sensational
    SPECTACULAR
  140. relating to knowledge or perception
    COGNITIVE
  141. one whose identity is disguised or concealed
    INCOGNITO
  142. adequate performance or operation; using only the amount that is needed
    EFFICIENCY
  143. to take back; disavow
    RETRACT
  144. The reaction to, or result of, an action
    • REPERCUSSION
  145. to cast away, to refuse to accept as true
    REPUDIATE
  146. to give up, to quit, surrender
    RELINQUISH
  147. something dependent or subordinate
    DEPENDENCY
  148. to move or control by hand or by mechanical means, especially in a dkillful manner
    MANIPULATE
  149. done by, used by, or operated with the hands
    MANUAL
  150. being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent
    UBIQUITOUS
  151. to reduce the length of a written text; condense
    ABRIDGE
  152. one who pleads another's cause or in support of something
    ADVOCATE
  153. to force to act ohink in a certain way by use of pressure, threats, or intimidation; compel
    COERCE
  154. to cut short; to reduce
    CURTAIL
  155. to accuse of wrongdoing; charge
    INDICT
  156. to take away from forcibly; to keep from having
    DEPRIVE
  157. to turn asice from a course or way; to stray
    DEVIATE
  158. carful about what one says or does; prudent
    DISCREET
  159. to admit or be admitted into a group, especially a college or university
    MATRICULATE
  160. a blessing; an invocation of divine blessing, usually at the end of a church service; an expression of good wishes
    BENEDICTION
  161. one that gives aid, especially financial
    BENEFACTOR
  162. one that receives a benefit; the recipient of funds, property, or other benefits, as from and insurance policy or will
    BENEFICIARY
  163. of a kind and gentle disposition; showing gentleness and mildness; having little or no detrimental effect; harmless
    BENIGN
  164. to make evil, harmful and often untrue statements about; speak evil of
    MALIGN
  165. having or exhibiting ill will; wishing harm to others; malicious; having an evil or harmful influence
    MALEVOLENT
  166. a desire to harm others or to see others suffer; extreme ill will or spite
    MALICE
  167. evil speech; a curse
    MALEDICTION
  168. to uptoot; stamp out; destroy completely
    ERADICATE
  169. to destroy or kill a large part of a group; to inflict great destruction or damage
    DECIMATE
  170. Something gained or added; one of a series
    INCREMENT
  171. a constant, worrisome burden
    ALBATROSS
  172. excessive love or admiration for one's self
    NARCISSISM
  173. to finish literary work with critical commentary; explanatory
    ANNOTATE

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