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Group 1 Vocab Words Beelman English II

Group 1 vocab words Beelman English II
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Ameliorate
become better, make better, improve, enhance
amelioration
improvement
conserve
keep from wate, loss, or decay, to save
conservation
preservation from loss or injury
conservationist
one who advocates the conservation of natural resources
detriment
injury, damage, or something that causes disadvantage
detrimental
harmful, damaging
exotic
introduced from another country, foreign. strikingly unusual or strange
folly
lack of good sense, foolish action or undertaking
formerly
in an earlier period, previously
former
preceding, previous
harmony
peacable or friendly relations, accord, agreement, tranquility, concord
harmonious
friendly, amicable
ignore
refuse to take notice of disregard
ignoramous
ignorant, stupid person, dunce, dolt, nincompoop, dullard
impediment
something that hinders or obstructs, hindrance, obstacle
impede
interefere with or slow the progress of, hinder, obstruct
indolent
disposed to avoid exertion, lazy, idle, lethargic
indolence
idleness, laziness
intact
untouched by anything that damages or diminishes, left comlete or entire, uninjured
invalid
not binding in law, having no force of effect, void, nugatory
invalidate
abolish, annul
invaild
sickly or disabled person
noncarcinogenic
not producing, or tending ot produce, cancer
parsimonious
unduly sparing in the spending of money, sitngy, miserly, tightfisted
parsimony
stinginess, parsimoniousness
raze
to destroy utterly by tearing down, demolish, level
reticent
inclined to be silent or secretive, uncommunicative, reserved
reticence
restraint in communicating