Chapter 2

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Chapter 2
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  1. Acclaim
    : praise, applause
  2. Adjacent
    nearby 
  3. Elicit
    1 : to draw forth or bring out (something latent or potential) <hypnotism-elicited his hidden fears>

    2 : to call forth or draw out (as information or a response) <her remarks-elicited  cheers>
  4. Engross
    to take or engage the whole attention of : occupy completely
  5. Escalate
    • : to increase in extent, volume, number, amount, intensity, or scope 
    • <a littlewar threatens to escalate into a huge ugly one — Arnold Abrams>
  6. Exploit
    1 : to make productive use of : utilize <exploiting your talents> <exploit youropponent's weakness>

    2 : to make use of meanly or unfairly for one's own advantage <exploitingmigrant farm workers>
  7. Methodical
    1 : arranged, characterized by, or performed with method or order

    2 : habitually proceeding according to method : systematic 
  8. Obsolete
    no longer in use or no longer useful
  9. Tangible
    1 : capable of being perceived especially by the sense of touch : palpableb : substantially real : material

    2 : capable of being precisely identified or realized by the mind <her grief was tangible>

    3 : capable of being appraised at an actual or approximate value <tangible-assets>
  10. Terminate
    : coming to an end or capable of ending

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