ENGLISH Vocab. List 4

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  1. Ambivalence
    • n.
    • Existence of conflicting ideas
  2. Avail
    • n.
    • Use, benefit or advantage
  3. Equivalent
    • adj.
    • Equal in quantity, meaning or value
  4. Evaluation
    • n.
    • Act of judging the worth of
  5. Evince
    • tr. v.
    • To show or exhibit, as an emotion
  6. Invalid
    • adj.
    • Being without force in fact, truth or law
  7. Invaluable
    • adj.
    • Of inestimable use or help
  8. Prevail
    • intr. v.
    • To be greater in strength or influence
  9. Valedictory
    • adj.
    • Bidding farewell
  10. Vanquish
    • tr. v.
    • To defeat in battle or competition
  11. Abound
    • intr. v.
    • to be great in amount or number
  12. Amplitude
    • n.
    • Greatness of size; magnitude
  13. Augment
    • tr. v.
    • To make greater, as in size or quantity
  14. Brevity
    • n.
    • Briefness of duration
  15. Commensurate
    • adj.
    • Of the same size, extent, or duration
  16. Diminish
    • tr. v.
    • To make smaller or less
  17. Infinitesimal
    • adj.
    • Immeasurably tiny
  18. Modicum
    • n.
    • A small amount or quantity
  19. Prodigious
    • adj.
    • Impressively great in size or extent
  20. Quota
    • n.
    • A proportional share assigned to a group
  21. Abdicate
    • tr. v.
    • To relinquish formally
  22. Abnegate
    • tr. v.
    • To deny to oneself; renounce
  23. Absolve
    • tr. v.
    • to pronounce clear of blame or guilt
  24. Catharsis
    • n.
    • A purifying cleansing or relase of tension
  25. Recant
    • tr. v.
    • To make a formal retraction or disavowal of
  26. Recoup
    • tr. v.
    • To recieve an equivalent for; make yp for
  27. Renunciation
    • n.
    • The act of giving something up
  28. Rescind
    • tr. v.
    • to make void; repeal or annul
  29. Waive
    • tr. v.
    • To relinquish or give up voluntarily
  30. Countermand
    • tr. v.
    • To cancel or reverse

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