Wordly Wise 3000 Book 6- Lesson 2

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arrogant

adj. Showing too much pride in oneself.

boycott

v. To join others in refusing to deal with a person or group. n. The act of boycotting.

campaign

n. A series of actions intended to accomplish a goal. A series of military actions in a particular area. v. To take part in actions planned to accomplish a particular goal.

ceremony

n. A formal event held in honor of a special occasion.

custody

n. Control over and responsibility for care. In the keeping of the police; in jail.

degrade

v. To bring shame or disgrace upon. adj. Causing shame or disgrace.

detain

v. To stop or hold; to keep from going on.

extend

v. To reach out. To offer. To make longer. To stretch or lie.

integrate

v. To unite into a whole; especially to end the separation of races. n. The act of uniting or bringing together; especially people of different races.

segregate

v. To keep separate or apart. n. The act of keeping separate or apart.

supreme

adj. The highest rank or position. Of the greatest importance.

triumph

n. A noteworthy success. The joy winning brings. v. To win. adj. Joyful over a victory or success.

vacate

v. To make empty, as by leaving.

verdict

n. The decision reached at the end of a trial.

violate

v. To break, as a law or a promise. To treat in an impoper or disrespectful way. n. A breaking of or failing to keep something like a law or a promise.

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