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Pearl55Vocab

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adroit
skillful
acumen
sharpness of mind
detriment
(n.) harm or loss; injury, damage; a disadvantage; a cause of harm, injury, loss, or damage
affable
easy-going; friendly
bereave
v. To make desolate with loneliness and grief.
pretext
false reason or motive
furtive
sly or done in secret
sauntering
walk slowly
strife
conflict
insolent
marked by casual disrespect
renounced
gave up
fiscal
having to do with finances
summarize
to tell a story in short form and in your own words
analyze
to look at something carefully by attention to its parts
setting
arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
compare
examine and note the similarities or differences of
significance
importance
describe
to give an account or representation of in words
examine
question closely
illustrate
clarify by giving an example of
assess
to analyze and determine the nature, value, or importance of
justify
defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
evaluate
Examine and judge carefully.
interpret
To explain the meaning of; make sense of