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Word Voyage Semester 1 English Final
Terms in this set (75)
First; original; indigenous; primitive; native
To set free, or release, as from obligation, debt, or responsibility, or from guilt or blame or their consequences
Considered apart from any application to a particular object, concrete reality or actual instances; separated from matter; existing in the mind only.
The ability, right, or permission to approach, enter, speak with or use; admittance.
The act of granting credit or recognition; certification as meeting all formal official requirements.
An originally Chinese medical practice of inserting needles into specific areas of the skin, especially to cure illness or to relieve pain.
To stick fast or cleave; cling; to stay attached.
To try, hear, and determine (an issue or dispute); to settle by decree of a court of law; to sit in judgment.
A person or group who is turned against another or others with a design to oppose or resist them; a member of an opposing or hostile party; an opponent; an enemy; a foe.
An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
To counsel; to warn.
A sworn statement in writing; a declaration in writing, signed and made upon oath before an authorized official.
An instrument for measuring vertical elevation above sea level.
Lacking clearness or definiteness; obscure; indistinct.
Uncertain or indecisive as to which course to follow; being unable to choose between two courses of action; conflicted.
Absence of government or law; the state of society where there is no law or supreme power; a state of lawlessness; political confusion; insubordination.
Before or existing before a war, especially the American Civil War.
A preceding circumstance, event, style, phenomenon.
The science of the physical and cultural development of humankind.
A device or instrument designed to perform a specific function; often, an electrical device for use in the home.
A conduit used to convey water over a long distance, either by a tunnel or more usually by a bridge.
The original pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are based; prototype; a perfect example.
A person who designs and guides a plan or undertaking to make something. A person who designs buildings and advises in their construction.
A handmade object, or the remains of one, characteristic of an earlier time or cultural stage.
Made by human skill; not natural; imitation; simulated.
Capable of being heard; actually heard.
A trial hearing given to a singer, actor, or performer to test suitability for a role.
Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike; antipathy; reluctance.
Of warlike character; aggressively hostile, combative.
Flesh-eating; feeding on animals. Related to or characteristic of flesh-eating creatures.
A person who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions and prejudices of a people.
Gloomy to the eye or ear; sorrowful and depressing to the feelings; foreboding; cheerless; dull.
A work containing detailed knowledge and information about a variety of subjects or a comprehensive treatment about one subject.
To expose to smoke or fumes, as in disinfecting or exterminating pests.
Sphere or extent of authority; the territory over which authority is exercised.
The original text of an author's work, handwritten or now usually typed, that is submitted to a publisher.
The female head of a family or tribal line; a ruler by maternal right.
A mouth or aperture, as of a tube, pipe, etc.; an opening; a mouth-like opening or hole; mouth; vent.
Of, pertaining to, or employed in, the medical specialty concerned with correction of deformities or functional impairments of the skeletal system.
(Of a disease) prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world; epidemic over a large area.
The attribution of a human nature, qualities, or character to inanimate objects, animals, or abstract notions.
Altruistic concern for human welfare and advancement, usually manifested by donations of money or work.
First in order; primary; original; of earliest origin; constituting a beginning; giving origin to something derived or developed.
A special benefit, advantage, or favor; a right or immunity not enjoyed by others or by all; special enjoyment of a good, or exemption from an evil or burden; a prerogative.
A student in the second year of high school or college. A person or group in the second year of any endeavor.
To cause to occur at the same time or coincide or agree in time.
The act or process of conducting business.
The answer of a jury given to the court concerning any matter of fact in any cause, civil or criminal, committed to their examination and determination.
Making a loud outcry; clamorous; noisy.
Extreme repugnance or aversion; the feeling of utter dislike.
Soon; in a little while.
A person appointed or chosen by parties to decide a dispute; judge.
Utterly unyielding in attitude or opinion in spite of all appeals, urgings, etc.
Capable of being dissolved.
Saturated or impregnated with moisture, color, etc.; filled or soaked; spread or diffused through.
Short lived, transitory; lasting but one day.
To detest utterly; to abhor; to abominate.
Cruelty; inhumanity; brutal conduct.
Relating to or resembling a puzzle; obscure; perplexing; mysterious.
To represent by a false appearance of; to pretend; to counterfeit.
To invoke or wish evil upon; to curse; to utter obscenities or profanities.
The quality of being liable or subject to change or alteration, either in form, state, or essential character; susceptibility to change; inconstancy; fickleness.
Hardened in feelings; unmoved by persuasion; unyielding; hard-hearted; stubborn.
The rejected or waste parts of any process, especially the inedible parts of a butchered animal, such as the viscera.
Impervious to the rays of light; not transparent.
Entire loss; utter destruction; ruin; esp., the utter loss of the soul, or of final happiness in a future state; future misery or eternal death.
To take dishonestly; to steal; to take by theft; to filch; pilfer.
Separated into parts with force or violence.
Attended with much bloodshed; bloody.
Fearful of danger; timid; deficient in courage.
A mark or visible sign left by something which is lost, or has perished, or is no longer present.
In a malicious or unjustifiable manner; without regard for what is right or just; carelessly; recklessly; willfully; lasciviously.
To make less severe, intense, harsh, rigorous, painful, etc.; to moderate; to alleviate; to diminish; to lessen; to mollify