G9Hum Q1 Vocab. Lists

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absolute

complete, total

anarchy

a situation with no one in charge

ardent

burning with passion

assess

To judge; to measure

assume

to take as true

authority

person in charge; right to use power

basis

the principle or groundwork on which something is based

chaos

a state of confusion and disorder

clarify

to make more clear/understandable

commence

to begin

compassionate

full of care for others

comply

to go along with a request

concise

saying a lot in a few words

concur

to agree

confer

to compare views

conform

to go along with other's expectations

consent

to give approval

consult

to seek advice from

context

Background; the circumstances that surround an event or situation

contra

against

contraband

Forbidden items

contradict

To say the opposite of what someone else said; to deny the truth of

contrast

To show meaningful differences

converse

to chat

digress

to go off topic

distinct

not the same; separate

dormant

not active

elaborate

To add details to; complicated

eloquent

fluent, forceful, effective speech

empathetic

feeling what another feels

emphasis

extra stress; important

empire

group of nations with single ruler

emulate

to seek to equal or be like

explicit

directly stated; fully revealed

exploit

to take advantage of

extreme

at the highest leve; far from normal

fanatical

obsessed to the point of being crazy

frugal

careful with money

ignorant

unaware, lacking knowledge

implicit

suggested without being directly stated

infer

To make an educated guess

manifest

obvious; to make clear

noble

honorable; having superior qualities

oppress

to treat someone unfairly

paltry

pitifully weak

paraphrase

to put something in your own words

post

after!

posterity

future generations; those who come after

posthumous

occuring or published after one's death

postpone

to put off until a later time

pragmatic

pracical; realistic

pre

before

preempt

to prevent something by acting

premature

happening before the proper time

premonition

feeling of nervousness about future

pro

forward

procrastinate

To delay; to put off until later

prominent

Well-known; standing out

prompt

quick or on time; request or reminder; remind or request

propel

To drive forward

propose

To suggest; to make an offer

recur

to happen again after some time

redundant

overly repetivite, unecessary

relevant

related to the topic at hand

replenish

to fill or build up again

resource

something that provides aid or support

robust

strong and healthy

savage

fierce or cruel; uncivilized barbarian

savor

to enjoy or delight in

scholar

serious student; highly education

subjugate

to bring under complete control

submissive

tending to do as told

subordinate

someone ranked under the authority of another

subsequent

coming after; happening next

subservient

excessively obedient

sympathetic

feeling udnerstanding toward another

thrive

to be very successful

trans

through, across, beyond

transcend

to rise above or go beyond the limits of

transcribe

to make a written copy of

transparent

clear enough to be seen through

utilize

to make use of

vague

Unclear; lacking specific details

zealous

enthusiastically; religiously devoted

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