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Endure (verb)
To suffer through something, but you can get through it
adversity (n)
When a situation or circumstance seems to be working against someone
sustain (v)
To support something or stick to it and go along with it
Utilize (v)
To use what you are a hold of
Statistic (n)
A piece or part of numerical data or information
External (adj)
Anything that's outside and not inside
Dimension (n)
A measurement of a thing or item in a space that is physical
Memoir (n)
A persons own account of his/her life. Usually creative and almost like an autobiography.
Rhetoric (n)
An authors style. The way an author uses words and techniques of writing. "SWAG"
annihilate (v)
To demolish
Horrific (adj)
Something terrifying or brutal
Inhumane (adj)
Something that is harsh or unbearable
Persevere (v)
To go through something even though it is very hard
diction (n)
Word choice or choice of phrases
Ominous (adj)
Foreshadowing of an evil or tragic event
Eloquent (adj)
Using your words well. Understood powerful
Prevail (v)
Succeed. Triumph
motivate (v)
To provide a cause for doing something
Objective (n)
It is a goal, purpose, motivation, intention, stride
Pursuit (n)
To follow your goal or continue to do something you are motivated in
subsequent (adj)
To chase, go after, or follow
undertake (v)
To take a job or a responsibility
Harried (adj)
Feeling stressed of being rushed, overworked, or harassed
foreboding (n)
A sense that's something bad is going to happen
ponderous (adj)
Moving slowly and less gracefully
Assuage (v)
An unpleasant feeling, you make it go away
Profusion (n)
An abundance of something, late quantity
abominably (adv)
Do something really terrible to someone else
Adversary (n)
Someone who fights against or opposes another
travail (n)
To work hard/ busy your behind
Regaled
Entertained or amused
lugubrious (adj)
Sad or gloomy
tragedy (n)
Misfortune or bad luck
meager (adj)
Not enough or insufficient
encountered
Meet with or run into
exultant
Excitement based on pride or rejoicing
plethora
excess or an abundance
Misers
Stingy person or a hoarder
Dispersed
Spread or scattered
noisome
Foul or nauseating
exuberant
Feeling really happy or enthusiastic
Trekked
To go on a long journey
Perky
Cheerful,upbeat, and lively
blaring
Blasting, loud noise
amphitheater
A large, semicircular theater space
Dapper
Fashionable, stylish
besotted
infatuated, mesmerized
visages
faces
oscillated
Sway side to side
Abode
A place that you live
enrapture
enchant, or cast a spell upon someone
comely
attractive or becoming