unit 5

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anecdote

a short account of an incident in someone's life



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consolidate

to combine; unite; to make solid or firm




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counterfeit

an imitation designed to deceive; not
genuine, fake; to make an illegal copy



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docile

easily taught, led, or managed; obedient




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dominate

to rule over by strength or power, control; to tower over, command due to height



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entreat

to beg, implore, ask earnestly




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fallible

capable of being wrong, mistaken, or inaccurate



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fickle

liable to change very rapidly, erratic; marked by a lack of constancy or steadiness, inconsistent



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fugitive

one who flees or runs away; fleeting, lasting a very short time;wandering;difficult to grasp



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grimy

very dirty, covered with dirt or soot




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iota

a very small part or quantity




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maul

to beat or knock about, handle roughly; to mangle; a heavy hammer



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potential

possible, able to happen; something that can develop or become a reality



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radiant

shining, bright; giving forth light or energy



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rural

relating to farm areas and life in the country



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substantial

large, important; major, significant; prosperous; not imaginary, material



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tactful

skilled in handling difficult situations or people, polite



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tamper

to interfere with; to meddle rashly or foolishly with; to handle in a secret and improper way



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ultimate

last, final; most important or extreme; eventual; basic, fundamental



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uncertainty

doubt, the state of being unsure



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