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72 terms

Freeman's 7th Spring Exam

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fortitude
strength of mind or character
integrity
honesty; moral soundness
affirmative
agreeing with; supporting
infirm
not in good health; not well
invalid
not good enough; not correct
evaluate
to judge; to size up
compute
To figure out an amount or number
confidante
Someone to whom one tells a secret
sentimental
Showing or causing a great deal of emotion
sensible
Smart and practical
incredible
Impossible or very difficult to believe
creed
A statement of belief
militarize
To prepare for war
associate
To link; to group together
sociable
Interacting with others; friendly
asocial
Not enjoying or seeking the company of others
hostile
Not friendly; warlike
accompaniment
Something that goes along with another thing; especially music played along with a solo part
decapitate
to remove the head of
oratory
the art of public speaking
oration
a grand, formal speech
manual
done by hand
emancipate
to set free
linguistic
having to do with the structure of language
jubilant
full of joy
exhilarating
bringing great joy and excitement
frugal
not spending much money; cheap
celebrity
recognition by many; fame
illusion
a false image or idea
delude
to trick; to fool
complex
complicated
duplicate
to make another; to copy
texture
the way something feels to the touch
reveal
to make known
unveil
to uncover
dismantle
to take apart
sequence
the order in which something happens
conduct
to lead; to oversee
produce
to bring forth; create
convection
the movement of heat in a gas or liquid
contract
to draw together; tighten
distract
to take someone's attention away
grave
very serious
alleviate
to make better or less serious
elevate
to lift up
leverage
something which gives help or advantage
brutality
cruel violence
oppress
to keep down by force
prolong
to extend the time of; draw out
abbreviate
to make shorter
density
thickness
meager
not plentiful
attentive
interested and careful
intend
to mean; to have in one's mind
aerate
to fill with air; to expose to air
airy
light; not heavy or serious
inflate
to make bigger
ventilate
to push air through
aspire
to aim; to have as a goal
expire
to come to an end
narrate
to tell a story
denounce
to criticize; to blame
fabulous
amazing; fantastic
fabled
legendary; famous
mythical
not existing in reality; made up
recount
to tell; to describe
certify
to prove good or true; declare correct
concerted
done together; combined
idealize
to think of as perfect
savor
to take time to enjoy
savvy
cleverness; understanding
scientific
based on proven facts