Freeman's 7th Spring Exam

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fortitude

strength of mind or character

integrity

honesty; moral soundness

affirmative

agreeing with; supporting

infirm

not in good health; not well

invalid

not good enough; not correct

evaluate

to judge; to size up

compute

To figure out an amount or number

confidante

Someone to whom one tells a secret

sentimental

Showing or causing a great deal of emotion

sensible

Smart and practical

incredible

Impossible or very difficult to believe

creed

A statement of belief

militarize

To prepare for war

associate

To link; to group together

sociable

Interacting with others; friendly

asocial

Not enjoying or seeking the company of others

hostile

Not friendly; warlike

accompaniment

Something that goes along with another thing; especially music played along with a solo part

decapitate

to remove the head of

oratory

the art of public speaking

oration

a grand, formal speech

manual

done by hand

emancipate

to set free

linguistic

having to do with the structure of language

jubilant

full of joy

exhilarating

bringing great joy and excitement

frugal

not spending much money; cheap

celebrity

recognition by many; fame

illusion

a false image or idea

delude

to trick; to fool

complex

complicated

duplicate

to make another; to copy

texture

the way something feels to the touch

reveal

to make known

unveil

to uncover

dismantle

to take apart

sequence

the order in which something happens

conduct

to lead; to oversee

produce

to bring forth; create

convection

the movement of heat in a gas or liquid

contract

to draw together; tighten

distract

to take someone's attention away

grave

very serious

alleviate

to make better or less serious

elevate

to lift up

leverage

something which gives help or advantage

brutality

cruel violence

oppress

to keep down by force

prolong

to extend the time of; draw out

abbreviate

to make shorter

density

thickness

meager

not plentiful

attentive

interested and careful

intend

to mean; to have in one's mind

aerate

to fill with air; to expose to air

airy

light; not heavy or serious

inflate

to make bigger

ventilate

to push air through

aspire

to aim; to have as a goal

expire

to come to an end

narrate

to tell a story

denounce

to criticize; to blame

fabulous

amazing; fantastic

fabled

legendary; famous

mythical

not existing in reality; made up

recount

to tell; to describe

certify

to prove good or true; declare correct

concerted

done together; combined

idealize

to think of as perfect

savor

to take time to enjoy

savvy

cleverness; understanding

scientific

based on proven facts

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