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in between two levels
interjacent, median, mid, middle, midway
because she wasn't new to the game, nor was she a pro, Jessica was placed on the intermediate team.
to purposefully disobey
breach, contravene, disrupt, transgress, trespass
If he were to violate his probation, he would be sent back to jail.
She did not want to violate her parents' trust, so she told her friends that she couldn't go to the club.
to point out
display, imply, reflect, show, signify, suggest
Yolanda was asked to indicate to the jury where the attack took place by pointing it out on the map.
The students were asked to indicate whether or not they had participated in the prank.
a small action or technique that is part of a larger plan to achieve a goal.
approach, maneuver, ploy, schem, strategy, way
The undercover operation tactic was to invade the house under the guise of a delivery man.
The tactic of the special operations unit was unknown to all but the essential members of the team.
working independently without human interacion
instrumental, involuntary, mechanical, robotic, self-activating, spontaneous
Her refrexes became automatic as she steered the car into the skid, just as she was trained to do.
Driving a car with an automatic transmission frees the driver from having to shift gears manually.
a period of ten years
It had been more than a decade since she had seen her brother.
The company was started a decade ago by the mother and daughter duo.
in spite of that
but, nonetheless, regardless, so, still, yet
Nevertheless, you should help those in need even if it is invonvenient to you
Shane should, nevertheless, agree with his brother to keep things peaceful.
to evaluate or appriase
caculate, consider, estimate, gauge, measure
Mike asked his employees to assess each customer's situation before coming to a decision about their inquiries.
MS. Leah was trying to assess the cause of the fight before determining with of the students started it.
accountable, answerable, blameworhy, chargeable, guilty
The company was held liable for its workers' accidents.
Someone should be held liable for the swimmer's death.
work, especially physical work
drudgery, effort, exertion, industry, toil
The cost of labor is higher than the cost of building materials.
The farmer could not labot as long as he used to in the heat.
to accept as a fact, to recognize.
agree, confess, grant, greet, notice, observe
The teacher asked that her students acknowledge the guest speaker's arrival with welcoming smiles.
Please acknowledge me when I am speaking to you.
relating to intelligence
cerebral, instructed, logical, mental, rational, wise
Once he puts his intellectual mind to work, he'll be able to solve all of the math problems on the test.
Sarah shows her intellectual side when she is with her book club.
lasting a short time
ephemeral, interim, nonpermanent, short-term, substituted, uncertain
Althought it does hurt, the pain is only temporary.
Althought the show did eventually begin, there was a temporary delay due to an injury of one of the performers.
basic, essential, inborn, included, innate, intergral
She had an intrinsic desire to visit her homeland.
A baby's need for its mother is an intrinsic part of its very nature.
a point of view; a particular attitude toward something
position, range, slant, viewpoint
Each of Mrs. Tam's students had their own, unique perspective on the issue at hand.
The team leader asked the team members to try to look at the situation from his own perspective.
the way in which something concludes.
aftereffect, aftermath, conclusion, consequence, eventuality, result
The desperate mother prayed that the outcome of her son's surgery would be a positive one.
The outcome of the story was totally unexpected.
on or from the outside
elsewhere, independent, outermost, outward, separate
one's external appearance has no bearing on what's on the inside.
The external members on the team were called in from the local university.
to persuade someone to agree with a statement
assure, demonstrate, induce, influence, make certain, sway
It was almost impossible to convince the professor that he had made a mistake when grading the student's test.
She knew she had to convince the jury that what she was saying was the absolute truth.
having to do with the law
authorized, legalized, licit, permitted, sanctioned, valid
The government brought legal action against the corrupt politician.
It is definitely not legal to drink and drive.
very large in size or quantity
colossal, gigantic, huge, mammoth, massive, tremendous
It was an enormous relief when the plane finally landed.
The enormous boulder was suddenly barreling down the hill and was heading straight for the house.
complete, including all elements
exhaustive, extensive, general, inclusive, large
The doctor always provided his patients with a comprehensive medical examination before coming to any conclusions.
She was taught to be very comprehensive when reporting on any news story.
to show or claim that something is right or reasonable
defend, explain, give grounds for, rationalize, validate
Please justify your reasons behind the cover-up so that everyone can understand why you did it.
Lacy knew she would have to justify er actions to her parents.
to make a dramatic change
alter, convert, reconstruct, transfigure, transmute
He wanted to transform himself into something different when he felt angry.
She transformed into a totally new person when she came home from work.
communicate, inform, suggest
She conveyed her true feelings to her boyfriend during their argument.
Each student was asked to convey his own interpretation of the story in the essay.
weather conditions prevailing over a long period of time
ambience, atmospheric, conditions, feeling, mood, region
When the climate is right, a major hurricane has the potential to form.
The climate of the south is very hot and humid in the summertime.
necessary part of a greater whole
basic, complete, essential, fundamental, inherent
The witness proved to be an integral piece of the puzzle that finally solved the case.
Brandon proved to be an integral member of the police force.
mainly; for the most part
commonly, generally, mostly, primarily, typically
The doctor was chiefly concerned with his patient's total recovery.
Anna was chiefly worried about her daughter's high fever.
the state of being male or female, especially in a social or cultural context
simple and easy to do or understand.
clear-cut, forthright, intelligible, uncomplicated, undisguised
Dr.James' straightforward approach to his patient's sympoms is what saved the man's life.
The detective demanded straightforward answers from his suspect.
exisitin as thought or an idea; without having real or physical form.
conceptual, insubstrantial, mental, metaphysical, philosophic
The abstract theories presented at the meeting did not help, as they were not supported by any fatual evidence.
Her undiscening artwork was considered to be abstract.