Ch. 5 Vocab Booster

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encapsulate

To encase in a capsule; to sum up

enclave

A distinct region or community enclosed within a larger territory.

enmesh

entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh

ensemble

an assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole

embed

firmly fixed in a surrounding mass

embroiled

to be involved in conflict or confusion

embellish

to decorate, to make beautiful with ornamentation

enroll

to sign up to become a member of some group or activity; to register

eclipse

to cast a shadow upon; to darken; to make dim or obscure by comparison

emaciated

extremely thin; wasted away

eccentric

a person that is peculiar or odd

effervescent

bubbly, lively

exalt

praise, glorify, or honor

exaggerated

stretched the truth

nonchalant

cool and confident, unconcerned

nondescript

lacking a distinctive character

nonpartisan

Objective; not controlled by an established political party

nonplussed

adjective & participle, puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss

nonconformist

someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct

calorie

term used by scientists to measure the energy stored in foods; 1000 calories

caloric

of or pertaining to calories or heat

scald

burn with a hot liquid or steam

caldera

a large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression

cauldron

a large pot used for boiling

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