vocab unit 3 definitions

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v. To have an intense dislike or hatred for


n. The modification of the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another; the resultant blend.


adj. Resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cause or character; accidental, not essential; (medicine) acquired, not congenital


v. To assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute.


adj. Roundabout, not direct


v. To sympathize with, have pity or sorrow for, share a feeling of distress.


v. To direct or order; to prescribe a course of action in am authoritative way; to prohibit.


v. To make easy, cause to progress faster.


v. To make amends, make up for, to avert.


n. A state of great excitement, agitation, or turbulence. v. To be in work into such a state; to produce alcohol by chemical action.


adj. Resulting from or marked by lack of attention; unintentional, accidental


adj. Existing in name only, not real; too small to be considered or taken seriously


adj. Not decisive or definite; unwilling to take a clear position or to say yes or no.


v. to steal something that has been given into one's trust; to take improperly for one's own use.


n. A natural or habitual inclination or tendency (especially of human character or behavior).


n. Composure or coolness, especially in trying circumstances.


adj. resistant to lawful authority; having the purpose of overthrowing the government


adj. Thin, slender, not dense,; lacking clarity or sharpness; of slight importance or significance; lacking a good sound basis, poorly supported.


adj. bitter, sarcastic; highly caustic or biting (like a strong acid).


v. use coaxing or flattery to gain some desired end.

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