Arbia Great Books Vocabulary Central Ideas 6-8

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alias

assumed name; otherwise called; otherwise known as

clandestine

carried on in secrecy and concealment; secret; covert; underhand; undercover

enigma/ enigmatic

puzzling statement; riddle; mystery; puzzling problem or person/ mysterious; puzzling; obscure

latent

present but not showing itself; hidden but capable of being brought to light; dormant; potential

lurk

1. be hidden; lie in ambush
2. move stealthily; sneak; slink

seclude

shut up apart rom others; confine in a place hard to reach; hide; cloister; sequester

stealthy

secret in action or character; catlike; sly; furtive

apprise

inform; notify; advise

avowal

open acknowledgment; frank declaration; admission; confession

divulge

make public; disclose; reveal; tell

elicit

draw forth; bring out; evoke; extract

enlighten

shed the light of truth and knowledge upon; free from ignorance; inform; instruct

manifest

show; reveal; display; evidence; plain; clear; evident; not obscure; obvious

overt

open to view; not covert or hidden; public; manifest

accede

(usually followed by to) agree; assent; consent; acquiesce

accord

agreement; harmony

compact

agreement; understanding; accord; covenant

compatible

able to exist together harmoniously; in harmony; agreeable; congenial

compromise

settlement reached by a partial yielding on both sides

conform

be in agreement or harmony with; act in accordance with accepted standards or customs; comply; obey

consistent

keeping to the same principles throughout; showing no contradiction; in accord; compatible; consonant

correspond

be in harmony; match; fit; agree; be similar

dovetail

to fit together with, so as to form a harmonious whole; interlock with

reconcile

cause to be friendly again; bring back to harmony

relent

become less harsh, severe, or strict; soften in temper; yield

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