Unit 5 Vocabulary

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anecdote

(n.) a short account of an incident in someone's life

consolidate

(v.) to combine, unite; to make solid or firm

counterfeit

(n.) an imitation designed to deceive; (adj.) not genuine, fake; (v.) to make an illegal copy

docile

(adj.) easily taught, led, or managed; obedient

dominate

(v.) to rule over by strength or power, control; to tower over, command due to height

entreat

(v.) to beg, implore, ask earnestly

fallible

(adj.) capable of being wrong, mistaken, or inaccurate

fickle

(adj.) liable to chance very rapidly, erratic; marked by a lack of constancy or steadiness, inconsistent

fugitive

(n.) one who flees or runs away; (adj.) fleeting, lasting a very short time; wandering; difficult to grasp

grimy

(adj.) very dirty, covered with dirt or soot

iota

(n.) a very small part or quantity

maul

(v.) to beat or knock about, handle roughly; to mangle; (n.) a heavy hammer

potential

(adj.) possible, able to happen; (n.) something that can develop or become reality

radiant

(adj.) shining bright; giving forth light or energy

rural

(adj.) relating to farm areas and life in the country

substantial

(adj.) large, important; major, significant

tactful

(adj.) skilled in handling difficult situations or people, polite

tamper

(v.) to interfere with; to handle in a secret or improper way

ultimate

(adj.) last, final; most important or extreme

uncertainty

(n.) doubt, the state of being unsure

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