FRA WW 7th Lesson 1

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abate

v. to become weaker; to decrease

unabated

adj. showing no sign of weakening; showing no decrease

acknowledge

v. to admit the existence of

acknowledge

v. to express recognition or thanks for

agent

n. a person who actos or does business for another

agent

n. something that brings about a result

authority

n. the right to give orders, make decisions, or take action

authority

n. an expert source of information

authorities

n. a group of people who have the right to enforce laws

devastate

v. to ruin or destroy completely

devastating

adj. causing destruction

devastation

n. great destruction

epidemic

n. the rapid spreading of a disease to many people at one time

epidemic

adj. spreading rapidly as a disease over a wide area

estimate

n. a number that is not exact; a careful guess

estimate

v. to figure out roughly; to make an approximate calculation

evict

v. to force out of property by taking legal action

impartial

adj. not favoring one side more than another; fair

industrious

adj. hardworking; not lazy

infuriate

v. to make very angry

irrelevant

adj. hjaving nothing to do with the subject

precise

adj. exact; accurate

precision

n. exactness

sham

n. something fake or false

sham

adj. not genuine; fake

sham

v. to pretend

trek

n. a long, slow, and difficult journey

trek

v. to travel slowly and with difficulty

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