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Vocabulary for Achievement Lesson 4
Honesty, Fairness, and Openness
Terms in this set (15)
(v) to fool or deceive; to mislead
(v) to try to frighten with false threats
(v) to invent in order to deceive
(v) to make or manufacture
(adj) completely honest
(adj) real; not copied or fake
(adj) sincere; honest
(adj) fair; not favoring one side over another
(n) strong moral character; the state of sticking strictly to one's morals
(n) wholeness; soundness
(adj) easy to see; clear; apparent
(v) to copy the words or ideas of another person and claim they are your own
(adj) dependable; able to be trusted
(v) to prevent something from being published or known
(v) to end by force or effort
Some civil engineers believe that someday it may be (feasible, averse) to derive a large part of our energy directly from the sun.
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