30 terms

Academic Lit 2 Word of the Day

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rupt, rumpo
break, burst, split
corrupt
guilty of dishonest practices or having bad morals
erupt
to break out of a pent-up state, usually in a sudden and violent manner
rupture
the act of breaking or bursting
bankrupt
reduced to financial ruin
ord
in order; in line
extraordinary
great beyond what is normal or usual; rare
coordinate
to organize and manage people or things, in order to accomplish a goal
disorderly
disorganized; untidy, unruly
insubordinate
fights back against authority, does not listen to orders
capt/cept
take
concept
a general notion or idea
captivate
to attract and hold someone's attention
perceptive
describes a person who pays attention and sees everything that is going on
exception
something that is not included, or does not follow a rule
pend
to hang
pending
awaiting decision or solution
perpendicular
at a 90° angle to a given line, plane, or surface
suspend
temporarily stop something/someone from continuing or to hang something from somewhere
dependent
requiring something/somebody for support
ject
to throw
eject
to drive or force out; expel, as from a place or position;
interject
to insert between other
things; to interrupt what someone else is saying with a sudden remark
objection
an expression or feeling of disapproval or opposition; a reason for disagreeing
projectile
any object thrown into space, commonly a weapon.
simil/sembl
alike, same
simultaneous
happening at the same time as something else
simile
a comparison of two things using "like" or "as" (often used in literature)
resemble
to look or act like something else
assimilate
to absorb into a new group, or absorb new information
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