Vocabulary Power Plus - Book F - Lesson 18

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allot
to distribute portions
cant
to lean or tilt to one side
defraud
to steal by cheating or lying
excerpt
a passage of a book or document
magnitude
greatness in size or significance
objection
a statement of disagreement
obstruct
to block or interfere with progress
plummet
to fall straight down, rapidly
proxy
a person authorized to act as an agent for another
reign
to rule over
retentive
tending to keep or retain
subtle
slight; difficult to detect
velocity
speed of motion
vendor
a person who sells something
wield
to handle skillfully, especially weapons or authority