english qtr 4 enders game vocab

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english qtr 4 enders game vocab
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  1. malleable
    • easily controlled or shaped
    • adaptable
  2. rescind
    • make void
    • take back
  3. forestall
    anticipate
  4. vivisect
    dissect living animals for scientific research
  5. commiserate
    sympathize with another
  6. extenuate
    • lessen seiousness by providing excuses
    • justify
  7. ambiguous
    • open to more than one interpretation
    • uncertain
  8. assimilate
    • resemble
    • absorb into the mind or culture
  9. disorient
    confuse
  10. deft
    skillful [DEXTEROUS]
  11. opaque
    not transparent
  12. flamboyant
    • showy
    • elaborate
  13. maladroit
    • awkward
    • clumsy
  14. hierarchy
    ranking
  15. dissociate
    separate from association
  16. contempt
    • resentment
    • disrespect
  17. swagger
    strut
  18. initiative
    do without being told
  19. gall
    • (verb): vex
    • (noun): to have the nerve
  20. magnanimous
    generous
  21. orientation
    • (n)
    • direction
    • attitude
    • introduction to a new situation
    • (v)
    • to locate using a compass
    • to make familiar with
  22. carnage
    • massacre in war
    • corpse of killed war soldier
  23. symmetrical
    equal on both sides of a dividing axis
  24. hegemony
    • power of one state over others
    • dominance
  25. insubordinate
    rebellious
  26. spawn
    • noun: numerous offspring
    • verb: deposit eggs to produce offspring
  27. gullible
    easily deceived
  28. facade
    • principle face of a building
    • deceptive front
  29. exploit
    • to use to the greatest advantage
    • to selfishly use
  30. empathy
    • understand anothers feelings
    • pity
  31. flux
    frequent change
  32. manipulate
    control
  33. entity
    • somethin that exists as a unit
    • existence
  34. nuance
    • slight degree of difference
    • gradation
  35. incognito
    disguided identity
  36. pseudonym
    pen name
  37. discreet
    • showing prudence
    • freedom to act on one's own
  38. acquiescence
    aggrement without protest
  39. denounce
    accuse formally
  40. annihilate
    destroy completely
  41. divisive
    • causing a group to split
    • creating disharmony
  42. arcane
    • understood by only a few
    • mysterious
  43. lenient
    not strict
  44. inept
    • not fitting
    • awkward
  45. disingenuous
    • devious
    • intentionally not satying what one actually believes
  46. inertia
    • body at rest remains at rest and a body in motion stays in motion unless acted upon by an outside force
    • resistance to change
  47. conciliate
    • appease
    • to regain friendship by pleasant behavior
  48. misgivings
    • suspicion
    • doubt
    • distrust
  49. deteriorate
    • degenerate
    • to weaken or decay
  50. derisive
    mocking
  51. atrophy
    deterioration
  52. gluttonous
    • excess in eating or drinking
    • excessively indulging
  53. ascetic
    life of self-discipline for religious devotion
  54. devious
    departing from right
  55. adept
    very skilled
  56. disconcert
    • throw off
    • embarrass
  57. inscrutable
    difficult to understand
  58. subtle
    • slight
    • not obvious
  59. sentient
    • thinking
    • conscious
  60. deploy
    • to put into use
    • to position troops for combat
  61. exhilarate
    happily refreshed and energetic
  62. coddle
    to baby
  63. pore
    to read or analyze carefully
  64. innovation
    introducing something new
  65. petulant
    childish
  66. extraneous
    • extra
    • unnecessary
    • irrelevant
  67. acquit
    to free from accusation in court
  68. negligent
    uncaring
  69. cretin
    idiot
  70. cynical
    scornful of motives

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