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Unit #5 (1 & 2) Vocabulary

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anecdote
(n) a short story of an interesting, amusing, or biographical incident
consolidate
(v) to combine into one body or system; to unite
counterfeit
(n) an imitation intended to be passed off deceptively as real, a forgery (v) to make fraudulent copies (adj) fake, bogus or phony
docile
(adj) obedient; easily managed or taught, gentle
dominate
(v) to influence with control; to rule over by strength, control; to tower over
entreat
(v) to ask for or request seriously; to beg, plead
fallible
(adj) capable of making a mistake; imperfect
fickle
(adj) lacking loyalty; unpredictably changeable
fugitive
(n) someone running from the law
grimy
(adj) covered with ingrained dirt or soot; dirty or filthy
iota
(n) a very small quantity or degree
maul
(n) a heavy hammer; (v) to injure by a rough beating, to bruise
potential
(n) something that has the ability or capacity to come into being; (adj) possible or capable of happening
radiant
(adj) shining, bright, giving forth light or energy
rural
(adj) of, relating to or characteristic of the country or rustic farm areas
substantial
(adj) considerable in importance, value, degree, amount or extent
tactful
(adj) skilled in handling difficult situations or people; diplomatic
tamper
(v) to interfere with; to meddle
ultimate
(adj) final, conclusive; the highest possible
uncertainty
(n) doubt; the state of being unsure