Central Ideas 16-20

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abroad

adv. in or to a foreign land or lands

commute

v. travel back and forth daily, as from a home in the suburbs to a job in the city

commuter

n. person who commutes

denizen

n. inhabitant; dweller; resident; occupant

domicile

n. house; home; dwelling; residence; abode

inmate

n. person confined in an institution, prison, hospital, etc

migrate

v. 1. move from one place to settle in another
2. move from one place to another with the season changes

native

n. person born in a particular place

native

adj. born of originating in a particular place

nomad

n. member of a tribe that has no fixed adobe but wanders from place to place; wanderer

nomadic

adj. roaming from place to place; wandering; roving

sojourn

n. temporary stay

defiance

n. refusal to obey authority; dispostion to resist; state of opposition

infraction

n. breaking (of law, regulation, etc.); violation; breach

insubordinate

adj. not submitting to authority; disobedient; mutinous; rebellious

insurgent

n. person who rises in revolt; rebel

insurrection

n. uprising against established authority; rebellion; revolt

malcontent

n. discontented person; rebel

perverse

adj. obstinate (in opposing what is right or reasonable); willful; wayward

sedition

n. speech, writing, or action seeking to overthrow government; treason

transgress

v. go beyond set of limits of; violate, break, or overstep a command or law

trespass

v. encroach on another;s rights, privileges, property, etc.

acquiesce

v. accept by keeping silent; submit; quitely; comply

allegiance

n. loyalty; devotion; faithfulness; fidelity

defer

v. yeild to another out respect authority, or courtesy; submit politely

discipline

v. trian in obedience; bring under control

docile

adj. easily taught; obedient; tractable; submissive

meek

adj. submissive; yielding without resentment when ordered about or hurt by others; acquiescent

pliable

adj. easily bent or influenced; yielding; adaptable

submit

v. yield to another's will, authority, or power; yield; surrender

tractable

adj. easily controlled, led, or taught; docile

chronic

adj. 1. marked by long duration or frequent recurrence
2. having a characteristic, habit, disease, etc., for a long time; confirmed; habitual

concurrent

adj. occuring at the same time; simulaneous; contemporary

dawdle

v. waster time; loiter; idle

imminent

adj. about to happen; threatening to occur soon; near at hand

incipient

adj. beginning to show itself; commencing in an early stage; initial

intermittent

adj. coming and going at intervals; stopping and beginning again; recurrent; periodic

perennial

adj. 1. lasting indefinitely; incessant; enduring; permanent; constant; perpetual; everlasting
2. (of plants) continuing to live from year to year

procrastinate

v. put off until later things that should be done now; defer; postpone

protract

v. draw out; lengthen in time; prolong; continue; extend

sporadic

adj. occuring occasionally or in scattered instances; isolated; infrequent

compulsory

adj. required by authority; obligatory

entail

v. involve as a necessary consequence; impose; require

essence

n. most necessary or significant part, aspect, or feature; fundamental nature; core

gratuitous

uncalled for; unwarranted

imperative

adj. not to be avoided; urgent; necessary; obligatory; compulsory

incumbent

adj. (with on or upon) imposed as a duty; obligatory

indispensable

adj. absolutely necessary; essential

necessitate

v. make necessary ; reqiure; demand

oblige

v. compel; force; put under a duty or obligation

obviate

v. make unnecessary; preclude`

prerequisite

something required beforehand

pressing

adj. requiring immediate attention; urgent

superfluous

adj. more than what is enough or necessary; surplus; excessive; unnecessary

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