Vocab Unit 5

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Anecdote
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person
Characteristic
typical of a particular person, place, or thing
Compose
1. write or create* 2. constitute, make up
Critical
1. expressing or involving an analysis of the merits and faults of a work of literature, music, or art 2. involving the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment
Emerge
become apparent, important, or prominent
Glaring
extremely obvious or conspicuous
Immerse
involve oneself deeply in a particular activity or interest* [or] dip or submerge in a liquid
Justify
1. show or prove to be right or reasonable* 2. be a good reason for
Obsolete
no longer used because something newer exists : replaced by something newer
Potent
having great power, influence, or effect
Relevant
closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand (antonym: irrelevant)
Unrealized
not made real or actual; not resulting in accomplishment, as a task or aim
Anecdote
Tale, short story, account
Characteristic
Distinctive, innate, unique
Compose
Construct, formulate, devise
Critical
Analytical, discerning,
interpretative
Emerge
Appear, arise, materialize
Glaring
Flagrant, blatant, conspicuous
Immerse
Engulf, inundate, soak
Justify
Excuse, vindicate, exonerate
Obsolete
Dated, antiquated, outmoded
Potent
Powerful, vigorous, efficacious
Relevant
Germane, pertinent, apropos
Unrealized
Unfulfilled, unsuccessful, futile