Unit 1 Amsco

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Unit 1 Amsco
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Unit 1 vocabulary words for AMSCO.
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  1. devotion to a person, group, or cause; loyalty; faithfulness
    allegiance
  2. having two or more meanings or interpretations; hard to understand; obscure; indistinct
    ambiguous
  3. characterized by warmth of feeling; fervant; enthusiastic; devoted
    ardent
  4. expert skill or knowledge; ability; expertness; know-how
    expertise
  5. fully and clearly expressed, leaving no question as to meaning or intent; definite; precise; unambiguous
    explicit
  6. stir up; incite; instigate; provoke
    foment
  7. occurring or produced by chance; accidental; casual
    fortuitous
  8. tending to excite anger, disorder, or tumult; incendiary; seditious
    inflammatory
  9. more than can be endured; intolerable; unbearable
    insupportable
  10. money raised or collected by legal authority or force; tax; impost; assessment
    levy
  11. disagreeable necessity; burden; obligation; responsibility
    onus
  12. cut back an outside, excess, or irregular part; peel; trim; reduce
    pare
  13. pertaining to or consisting of money; monetary; financial
    pecuniary
  14. formal request to a person or group in authority; suit; complaint
    petition
  15. proper or suitable in attire or appearance for being seen by others; respectable; decent
    presentable
  16. natural or habitual inclination or tendency, expecially toward something objectionable; bent; leaning; disposition
    proclivity
  17. serving for the time being until permanently or properly replaced; temporary; makeshift
    provisional
  18. set right; remove the cause of; remedy; correct
    redress
  19. deserving of reproof; blameworthy; censurable
    reprehensible
  20. find fault with or critcize severely; scold; censure
    upbraid
  21. Allegiance is what part of speech?
    noun
  22. Ambiguous is what part of speech?
    adjective
  23. Ardent is what part of speech?
    adjective
  24. Expertise is what part of speech?
    noun
  25. Explicit is what part of speech?
    adjective
  26. Foment is what part of speech?
    verb
  27. Fortuitous is what part of speech?
    adjective
  28. Inflammatory is what part of speech?
    adjective
  29. Insupportable is what part of speech?
    adjective
  30. Levy (in this unit) is what part of speech?
    noun
  31. Onus is what part of speech?
    noun
  32. Pare is what part of speech?
    verb
  33. Pecuniary is what part of speech?
    adjective
  34. Petition (as used in this unit) is what part of speech?
    noun
  35. Presentable is what part of speech?
    adjective
  36. Proclivity is what part of speech?
    noun
  37. Provisional is what part of speech?
    adjective
  38. Redress is what part of speech?
    verb
  39. Reprehensible is what part of speech?
    adjective
  40. Upbraid is what part of speech?
    verb

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