Vocab for Final

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Vocab for Final
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  1. Agonize
    1. to suffer great physical or emotional pain 2. to make major effort
  2. Allocate
    1. To set aside for a special purpose
  3. Antic
    1. A foolish act or prank
  4. Blanch
    1. To take the color from; 2. To whiten; 3. To boil briefly
  5. Brisk
    1. Lively, quick, active
  6. Buoy
    1. A floating device used in water as a marker or warning
  7. Burly
    1. Large in body size; 2. Strongly built; 3. Stout
  8. Comprise
    1. To include or contain; 2. To make up
  9. Controversy
    1. A dissagreement or debate between opposing sides
  10. Decelerate
    1. To decrease the speed of
  11. Detract
    1. To lessen; 2. To take away a good part of something
  12. Devote
    1. To apply entirely to one activity; 2. To set aside for some purpose
  13. Discipline
    1. Training to learn or improve; 2. Behavior that follows rules of conduct (Noun) 1. To drill or train by instruction 2. To punish (Verb)
  14. Dilute
    1. To thin or weaken by adding liquid; weakened
  15. Discriminate
    1. To distinguish between 2. To observe a difference 3. To show prejudice
  16. Dubious
    1. Doubtful; full of uncertainty
  17. Endear
    1. To make dear or fond of
  18. Endorse
    1. To write one's name on a document to show approval 2. To approve
  19. Entitle
    1. To give a particular name or title to 2. To give a claim or right to 3. To qualify
  20. Ethnic
    1. Of a particular religious, racial, national, or cultural group
  21. Fluted
    1. Decorated with grooves
  22. Fury
    1. Fierce anger or rage
  23. Gale
    1. A very strong, powerful wind
  24. Gorge
    1. A deep narrow passage with steep rocky walls 2. To stuff with something
  25. Humble
    1. Modest, not overly proud of one's own acomplishments 2. To humiliate or destroy the pride of
  26. Recourse
    1. An instance of turning to someone or something for help
  27. Reiterate
    1. To say over again, to repeat
  28. Retort
    1. To answer quickly 2. To reply with a prompt arguement 3. A fast or witty response
  29. Hurdle
    1. A barrier used in foot races 2. A problem that must be overcome (noun) 1. To jump over a barrier 2. To overcome a problem (verb)
  30. Immortality
    1. Living forever 2. Lasting fame
  31. Inquisitive
    1. Extremely curious 2. Eager to learn
  32. Integral
    1. Necessary to make a whole
  33. Intervene
    1. To come between; to interfer 2. To happen between two points of time
  34. Irascible
    1. Quick to anger 2. Hot-tempered
  35. Liable
    1. Responsible for, according to law
  36. Literacy
    1.The ability to read and write
  37. Naive
    1. Showing great simplicity 2. Without much knowledge of the world
  38. Novelty
    1. Something new, unusual, or original 2. Newness
  39. Paragon
    1. A model of excellence
  40. Perimeter
    1. The edge around a space 2. The length of the edge around a space
  41. Predator
    1. An animal that attacks other animals or living things 2. A person who attacks others
  42. Rebuttal
    1. The offering of opposing evidence or arguments
  43. Reminisce
    1. To remember or talk about past events
  44. Siege
    1. The surrounding of a location for the purpose of capture
  45. Silhouette
    1. An outline of something 2. To show in outline
  46. Subordination
    1. Placement in a lower class or rank 2. Obedience
  47. Succumb
    1. To give in to a stronger force 2. To die
  48. Transit
    1. Passage over, across, or through
  49. Twinge
    1. A sudden, sharp, pain. 2. A sudden emotional pain
  50. Tycoon
    1. A wealth or powerful businessperson.
  51. Wretched
    1. Living a miserable life 2. In very poor condition
  52. Yarn
    1. A heavy thread used for knitting and weaving 2. A story of adventure

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