Vocab #12

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Mrs. Wheeler's twelfth vocab list
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  1. Verb: to examine or analyze
    Assay: (Verb and Noun)
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    To ____ an event.
    Assay
  3. Verb: to judge the quality of; assess; evaluate
    Assay: (Verb and Noun)
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    To ____ someone's efforts.
    Assay
  5. Verb: to try to test; put to trial
    Assay: (Verb and Noun)
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    To ____ one's strength; to ___ one's debating abilities.
    Assay
  7. Verb: to contain, as shown by analysis, a certain proportion of usually precious metal
    Assay: (Verb and Noun)
  8. Noun: a substance undergoing analysis or trial
    Assay: (Verb and Noun)
  9. Noun: a detailed report of the findings in assaying a substance
    Assay: (Verb and Noun)
  10. Verb: to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent; increase
    Augment: (Verb)
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    His salary is ____ by a small inheritance.
    Augmented
  12. Verb: to become larger
    Augment: (Verb)
  13. Verb: to move, lie, or extend in different directions from a common point; branch off
    Diverge: (Verb)
  14. Verb: to differ in opinion, character, form, etc.; deviate
    Diverge: (Verb)
  15. Verb: to turn aside or deviate, as from a path, practice, or plan
    Diverge: (Verb)
  16. Verb: to deflect or turn aside
    Diverge: (Verb)
  17. Noun: a group or clique within a larger group, party, government, organization, or the like
    Faction: (Noun)
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    A ___ in favor of big business.
    Faction
  19. Noun: party strife and intrigue; dissension
    Faction: (Noun)
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    An ear of ___ and treason.
    Faction
  21. Noun: a form of writing or filmmaking that treats real people or events as if they were fictional or uses them as an integral part of a fictional account
    Faction: (Noun)
  22. Noun: a novel, film, play, or other presentation in this form
    Noun: (Faction)
  23. Noun: a long, narrow arm of the sea bordered by steep cliffs: usually formed by glacial erosion
    Fiord: (Noun)
  24. Noun: (in Scandinavia) a bay
    Fiord: (Noun)
  25. Adj: not potent; lacking power or ability
    Impotent: (Adj.)
  26. Adj: utterly unable (to do something)
    Impotent: (Adj.)
  27. Adj: without force or effectiveness
    Impotent: (Adj.)
  28. Adj: lacking bodily strength or physically helpless
    Impotent: (Adj.)
  29. Adj: (of a male) unable to attain or sustian a penile erection
    Impotent: (Adj.)
  30. Adj: existing in someone or something as a permanent and inseparable element, quality, or attribute
    Inherent: (Adj.)
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    An ___ distrust of strangers.
    Inherent
  32. Adj: inhering; infixed
    Inherent: (Adj.)
  33. Verb: to sink to a low or lower level
    Subside: (Verb)
  34. Verb: to become quiet, less active, or less violent; abate
    Subside: (Verb)
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    The laughter ____.
    Subsided
  36. Verb: to sink or fall to the bottom; settle; precipitate
    Subside: (Verb)
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    To cause coffee grounds to ____.
    Subside
  38. Adj: not slackening or abating; incessant
    Unremitting: (Adj)
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    ____ noise; ____ attention.
    Unremitting
  40. Noun: something in fashion, as at a particular time
    Vogue: (Noun)
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    Short hairdos were the ____ in the twenties.
    Vogue
  42. Noun: popular currency, acceptance, or favor; popularity
    Vogue: (Noun)
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    The book is having a great ____.
    Vogue
  44. Verb: to hold oneself back voluntarily, especially from something regarded as improper or unhealthy (usually followed by from)

    Abstain: (Verb)
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    To ____ from eating meat.
    Abstain
  46. Verb: to refrain from casting one's vote
    Abstain: (Verb)
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    A referendum in which two delegates _____.
    Abstained
  48. Noun: the purging of the emotions or reliving of emotional tensions, especially through certain kinds of art, as tragedy or music
    Catharsis: (Noun)
  49. Noun: belief as to the truth of something
    Credence: (Noun)
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    To give ____ to a claim.
    Credence
  51. Noun: something giving a claim to belief or confidence
    Credence: (Noun)
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    Letter of ____.
    Credence
  53. Verb: to scatter in various directions; disperse; dispel
    Dissipate: (Verb)
  54. Verb: to spend or use wastefully or extravagantly; squander; deplete
    Dissipate: (Verb)
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    To ____ one's talents; to dissipate a fortune on high living.
    Dissipate
  56. Verb: to become shattered or dispersed; be dispelled; disintegrate
    Dissipate: (Verb)
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    To sun shone and the mist ____.
    Dissipated
  58. Verb: to indulge in extravagant, intemperate, or dissolute pleasure
    Dissipate: (Verb)
  59. Noun: something that has a real existence; thing
    Entity: (Noun)
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    Corporeal _____.
    Entities
  61. Noun: being or existence, especially when considered as distinct, independent, or self-contained
    Entity: (Noun)
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    He conceived of society as composed of particular ____ requiring special treatment.
    Entities
  63. Noun: essential nature
    Entity: (Noun)
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    The _____ of justice is universality
    Entity
  65. Noun: the branch of zoology dealing with insects.
    Entomology: (Noun)
  66. Noun: a poem or prose composition, usually describing pastoral scenes or events or any charmingly simple episode, appealing incident, or the like
    Idyll: (Noun)
  67. Noun: a simple descriptive or narrative piece in verse or prose
    Idyll: (Noun)
  68. Noun: material suitable for such a work
    Idyll: (Noun)
  69. Noun: an episode or scene of idyllic charm
    Idyll: (Noun)
  70. Noun: a brief or inconsequential romantic affair
    Idyll: (Noun)
  71. Adj: eating both animal and plant foods
    Omnivorous: (Adj.)
  72. Adj: eating all kinds of foods indiscriminately
    Omnivorous: (Adj.)
  73. Adj: taking in everything, as with the mind
    Omnivorous: (Adj.)
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    An _____ reader.
    Omnivorous
  75. Noun: the original or model on which something is based or formed
    Prototype: (Noun and Verb)
  76. Noun: someone or something that serves to illustrate the typical qualities of a class; model; exemplar
    Prototype: (Noun and Verb)
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    She is the ___ of a student activist.
    Prototype
  78. Noun: something analogous to another thing of a later period
    Prototype: (Noun and Verb)
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    A Renaissance ____ of our modern public housing.
    Prototype
  80. Verb: to create the prototype or an experimental model of
    Prototype: (Noun and Verb)
  81. Fill in the Blank!
    To _____
    a solar-power car.
    Prototype
  82. Adj: moderately warm; lukewarm
    Tepid: (Adj.)
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    ____ water.
    Tepid
  84. Adj: characterized by a lack of force or enthusiasm
    Tepid: (Adj.)
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    ___ prose; the critics' ____ reception for the new play.
    Tepid

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