Vocabulary Unit 3

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Vocabulary Unit 3
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  1. to have an intense dislike or hatred for
    abominate
  2. the modification 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
    adventitious 
  4. to assign or refer to (as a cause 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. a state of great excitement, agitation, or turbulence; to be in or work into such a state; to produce alcohol by chemical action
    ferment 
  10. to make amends, make up for; to avert
    expiate 
  11. resulting from or marked by lack of attention; unintentional, accidental
    inadvertent 
  12. existing 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 significance; lacking a sound basis, poorly suported
    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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