Chapter 13 Vocabulary Growth

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abduct

carry away by force

subdue

conquer, overcome by force; tone down or soften

interject

add in between or insert

rejection

act of refusing to accept or recognize

component

element or piece that makes up something larger

composite

item or entity made up of distinct components

impressionable

easily influenced or impressed

repressive

tending to put down or keep down in a harsh manner

oppression

creul treatment of persecution by someone usually of greater power or authority

corrupt

dishonest or wicked

disruptive

causing a breaking up, causing some chaos

retract

take back, especially take back a statement

intractable

stubborn, difficult to manage or control

confirmation

verification or statement that verifies

affirm

declare or state as the truth

receptive

ready and willing to take in

concession

act of giving in on, or agreeing to a point that was previously not acceptable

secede

withdraw in a formal way from a union

successive

following without interruption, following one after another in sequence

facsimile

exact copy or duplicate

disjointed

lacking in order

portfolio

case for carrying papers or drawings

deportation

act of being banished from a country

indestructible

so strong that it cannot be broken

constructive

serving a worthwhile purpose, helpful

extensive

large in range or amount

intensity

very great power, force and emphasis

tendency

inclination to behave or act in a certain way

convene

meet for a purpose

conventional

customary, established as the norm through general usage

fortitude

strength to endure pain and misfortune with

indiom

an expression that does not mean exactly what it says

figurative

not exact, representative language, symbols, metaphors

literal

word for word, meaning exactly the definition

simile

using like or as to compare two words

cliche

an over-used idiomatic expression

recede

to go back behind a front

adhere

follow the letter of th elaw

abstract

not concrete, but figurative concepts

secure

to hold something safe somewhere

precede

go before

postpone

hold until after

proceed

go forward

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