Vocabulary #10

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Speculate

to think about the various aspects of a given subject; meditate; ponder

Perspective

a specific point of view in understanding or judging things or events

Introspection

a looking into one's mind, feelings, etc...; observation and analysis of oneself

Suspicion

the act of believing someone to be guilty of a wrong with little or no supporting the evidence

Suspicious

arousing or likely to arouse a belief of guilt in others

Speculative

theoretical, not practical; based on conjecture; risky; uncertain

Circumspect

careful to consider all relating circumstances before acting, judging, or deciding

Conspicuous

easy to see or perceive; obvious; attracting attention

Spectacle

a public show or exhibition on a grand scale; remarkable sight; unusual display

Spectacular

unusual to a striking degree; characterized by a great display

Minimum

the smallest quantity, number, or degree possible or permissible

Minute

very small; tiny; of little importance or significance; petty; trifling

Minority

a group, party, or faction with the smaller number of votes or adherents

Diminish

to make smaller; reduce in size, degree, importance; lessen

Diminutive

much smaller than ordinary or average; very small; tiny

Minimal

of or constituting the smallest or least possible

Minus

without; lacking; reduction of; less

Minor

lesser in size, amount, number, or extent; lesser in importance or rank

Minuend

the number or quantity from which another is to be subtracted

Minimize

to reduce to the smallest; decrease to the least possible amount or degree

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