Vocab Unit 3

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Vocab Unit 3
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  1. To have an intense dislike or hatred for
    abominate
  2. the modfication of the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another; the resultant blend
    acculturation
  3. Resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cause or character; accidental, not essential; (medicine) acquired, not congenital (the good one)
    adventitious
  4. to assign to refer to (as acause or source) attribute
    ascribe
  5. roundabout, not direct
    circuitous
  6. to sympathize with, have pity or sorrow for, share a feeling of distress
    commiserate
  7. To direct or order; to prescribe a course of action in an authoritative way; to prohibit
    enjoin
  8. to make easy cause to progress faster
    expedite
  9. to make amends, make up for; to avert
    expiate
  10. a state of great excitement, agitation, or turbulence, 

    to be in or work into such a state, to produce alcohol by chemical action
    ferment
  11. resulting from or marked by lack of attention, unintentional, accidental (bad)
    inadvertent
  12. exisiting in name only, not real; too small to be considered or taken seriously
    nominal
  13. not decisive or definite, unwilling to take a clear position or to say yes or no
    noncommittal
  14. to steal something that has been given into one's trust, to take improperly for one's own use
    peculate
  15. a natural or habitual inclination or tendency (especially of human character or behavior)
    proclivity
  16. composure or coolness, especially in trying circumstances
    sangfroid
  17. resistant to lawful authority, having the purpose of overthrowing an established government
    seditious
  18. thin, slender, not dense,
    lacking clarity or sharpness of slight importance or signnificance
    lacking a sound basis
    poorly supported
    tenuous
  19. bitter, sarcastic
    highly caustic or biting (like a strong acid)
    vitriolic
  20. to use coaxing or flattery to gain some desired end
    wheedle

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