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Metamorphosis
A major change in the appearance or character of someone or something
Diplomatic
Not causing bad feelings; having or showing an ability to deal with people
Despotism
Rile by a despot (a person who has a lot of power over other people)
Relinquish
To give up (something) to another person or group
Bureaucracy
A system of government or business that has many complicated rules and ways of doing things
Supersede
To take the place of (someone or something that is old, no longer useful, etc)
Reciprocate
To do something for or to someone who has done something similar for or to you
Chivalrous
Behaving in an honorable or polite way especially toward women
Furor
A situation in which many people are very angry and upset
Infallible
Not capable of being wrong or making mistakes
Haggle
To talk or argue with someone especially in order to agree on a price
Foreclosure
A legal proceeding that bars or extinguishes a mortgagor's right of redeeming a mortgaged estate
Cardiac
Of or relating to the heart
Individualized Education Program (IEP)
A written statement of the educational program designed to meet a child's individual needs; every child who receives special education services must have this
Mete
To give out by measure
Fiasco
A complete failure
Codger
An old man
Obstinate
Refusing to change your behavior or your ideas
Dilapidated
In very bad condition because of age or lack of care
Semiannual
Happening or produced every 6 months or twice each year
Inclusion
The act of including; the state of being included
Mainstreaming
When a Deaf child is sent to a public school
Abstruse
Hard to understand
Lieu
In place of, instead
Malcontent
A person who is always or often unhappy or angry about something
Defamation
The act of saying false things in order to make people have a bad opinion of someone or something
Acrophobia
Abnormal dread of being in a high place; fear of heights
Grafter
A portion of living tissue surgically transplanted from one part of an individual to another or from one individual to another, for its adhesion and growth
Absolution
The act of forgiving someone for having done something wrong or sinful
Extant
In existence, still existing, not destroyed or lost
Quandary
A situation in which you are confused about what to do
Pre-exist
To exist earlier or before
Offhand
Without previous thought or preparation
Covert
Made, shown, or done in a way that is not easily seen or noticed; secret or hidden
Mercenary
A solider who is paid by a foreign country to fight in its army; a soldier who will fight for any group or country that hires him
Heedless
Not paying careful attention
Voracious
Having or showing a tendency to eat very large amounts of food
Refurbish
To repair and make improvements to (something, such as a building)
Promulgate
To make (an idea, belief, etc.) known to many people
Remand
To send (a case) back to another court of law to be tried or dealt with again; to order (someone) to go somewhere
Abundant
Existing or occurring in large amounts
Avarice
A strong desire to have or get money
Bon vivant
A person who likes going to parties and other social occasions and who enjoys good food, wine, etc.
Exploitation
An act or instance of an exciting act or action
Frangible
Readily or easily broken
Phenomenal
Very good or great; unusual in a way that is very impressive
Sing song
A way of speaking in which the sound of your voice rises and falls in a pattern
Solidarity
A feeling of unity between people who have the same interests, goals, etc.
Torrential
Coming in a large, fast stream
Transient
Not lasting long; staying somewhere only a short time
Oscillate
To move in one direction and then back again many times
Usurp
To take and keep (something, such as power) in a forceful or violent way and especially without the right to do so
Infernal
Very bad or unpleasant
Sui generis
In a group or class of its own; not like anything else
Tenable
capable of being defended against attack or criticism
Spurious
Not genuine, sincere, or authentic
Rorschach
Reference to a personality test using ink blots
Exodus
A situation in which many people leave a place at the same time
Prattle
To talk for a very long time about something that is not important or interesting
Penultimate
Occurring immediately before the lsat one; next to the last
Covetous
Feeling or showing a very strong desire for something that you do not have and especially for something that belongs to someone else
Misnomer
A name that is wrong or not proper or appropriate
Forcible
Made or done by physical force or violence
Betrothed
The person that someone has promised to marry
Sangfroid
The ability to stay calm in difficult or dangerous situations
Wanderlust
A strong desire to travel
Discreet
Not likely to be seen or noticed by many people
Initiative
The power or opportunity to do something before others do
Nondescript
Not easily described; having no special or interesting qualities, parts, etc; typical and uninteresting
Elusive
Hard to find or capture; hard to understand, define or remember
Domicile
Law; the place you live; your home
Compulsory
Required by law or rule; having the power of forcing someone to do something
Histrionic
Too emotional or dramatic
Duplicity
Dishonest behavior meant to trick someone
Paradigm
A model or pattern for something that may be copied
Faux pas
An embarrassing social mistake
IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 1975)
Enacted to ensure that children with disabilities have the opportunity to receive a free appropriate public education, just like other children
LRE (Least Restrictive Environment)
A student who has a disability should have the opportunity to be educated with non-disabled peers tot he greatest extent appropriate
Pontificate
The period of time during which a particular person is pope
Carp
To complain in an annoying way
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