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Vocabulary for Achievement Lesson 25
The Roots -vid- and -vis-
Terms in this set (12)
(v) to perform without preparation; to make quickly with whatever is available
(n) a corrected or improved version
(n) a videocassette or videotape
(adj) referring to electronically produced visual images, such as televised ones
(n) a way of looking at or considering something; an opinion
(n) an official document that allows a foreign person to enter a country
(adj) able to be seen
(adj) able to imagine the future; having foresight
(n) someone who is able to imagine the future
(n) a shade or shield on a helmet or cap, to protect the eyes, nose, or forehead
(n) a long, far-reaching view
(v) to form a mental picture
Slope of a function parallel to the y axis
True or False: When presenting a speech, it is incredibly important to sound formal and memorized, using stiff body language and clasping your hands politely.
(n) the ridiculous misuse of a word, especially by confusing it with one of similar sound
How did the Bantu spread their language, culture, and technology throughout Africa?
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