Flowers for Algernon

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Absurd

Ridiculously unreasonable
The cat in the sink is absurd.

Characterization

Techniques a writer uses to create and develop a character
I used my family to help me characterize the character

Inference

logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experience
I made an inference on the test

Hypothesis

theory requiring proof
My hypothesis is that it is gonna rain

Tangible

able to be touched
The pigeons are tangible

Syndrome

a group of symptoms or signs that collectively characterize or indicate a disease, disorder, abnormality, etc.
I have mucklewells syndrome

Naïveté

lack of sophistication or worldliness
The fish have a lack of naïveté

Impair

to damage, weaken, or lessen
My teacher impaired my hearing from yelling so much

Shrew

a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
My teacher reminds me of a shrew

Specialization

the special line of work you have adopted as your career
I specialize in criminal justice

Statistically

in terms of the principles used to analyze numerical data
Statistically I am always right

Proportional

having a constant relation in degree or number
The numbers are all proportional

Sensation

someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Selena Gomez is a sensation in my eyes

Introspective

tending to think about oneself; examining one's feelings
The gorilla always looks introspective

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