100 words--part 1

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accentuate

put stress on

alliteration

use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse

analogy

drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect

antibody

any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response

aspire

have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

bamboozle

conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end

bizarre

Extremely strange, unusual, atypical

boisterous

violently agitated and turbulent

boycott

a group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies

camouflage

the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance

chronology

arrangement of events in time

commemorate

call to remembrance

cower

show submission or fear

decorum

proper behavior

deduction

the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)

deign

do something that one considers to be below one's dignity

despondent

without or almost without hope

dialogue

a literary composition in the form of a conversation between two people

divulge

to tell, reveal; to make public

eclectic

selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

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