Vocabulary (20 of the 100 words freshman should know)

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accentuate

to give prominence to; emphasize or intensify. To pronounce with a stress or accent: To mark with an accent mark:

Alliteration

the repetition of the same sounds usually consonants or consonant clusters, especially at the beginning of words.

analogy

similarity in some respects between things that are otherwise unlike. An explanation of something by comparing it with something similar

antibody

a protein produced in the blood or tissues in response to the presence of a specific toxin, foreign blood cell, or other antigen. Provides immunity against certain microorganisms and toxins by binding with them and often by deactivating them

aspire

to have a great ambition

bamboozle

to deceive by elaborate trickery;hoodwink

bizarre

very strange or odd

boisterous

rough and story;violent. Noisy and lacking restraint or discipline.

boycott

to act together in refusing to use, buy from, or deal with, especially as an expression of protest.

camouflage

a method of concealing military troops or equipment by making them appear to be part of the natural surroundings. protective coloring

chronology

the order or sequence of events. A list or table of events analyzed in order of time of occurrence.

commemorate

to honor the memory of someone especially with a ceremony.

cower

to crouch or draw back as from fear or pain.

decorum

proper behavior or conduct

deduction

the act of subtracting;subtraction

deign

to be willing to do something that one considers beneath one's dignity.

despondent

feeling depressed

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