BCA Literature 8 Vocab 3+4 City and Building

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BCA's Literature 8 Vocab List #3+4

centennial

the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

comply

act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes

debris

the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

deface

mar or spoil the appearance of

demolition

an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something

diversified

having variety of character or form or components

duct

a continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls

frontage

the face or front of a building

homogeneous

all of the same or similar kind or nature

mortar

used as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall

municipal

of or relating to the government of a municipality

ordinance

a statute enacted by a city government

plight

a solemn pledge of fidelity

portal

a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically)

progression

the act of moving forward toward a goal

reorganize

organize anew

spiral

a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops

urban

relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area

urbanization

the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban

veranda

a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)

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