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Everyday Words Lessons 1-3: Words

This set is attached to the Lesson 1-3 BASES, and is intended to help students prepare for the quiz on lessons 1, 2, and 3.
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MAGNANIMOUS
generous and understanding and tolerant
VOLITION
the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
MULTITUDE
A large number, a gathering of people
CIRCUMSPECT
cautious; aware of potential consequences
IMPERTURBABLE
not capable of being disturbed
UNDULATE
move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
ELOQUENT
Fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing.
IMPLICATE
an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection
BENEVOLENCE
an inclination to do kind or charitable acts
SACRIFICE
An offer or giving up of something. Ancient civilizations use it as a gift to please their gods.
VOLUNTEER
To perform work without the expectation of payment
ABUNDANT
present in great quantity
TURBULENT
Disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy
AQUARIUM
a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
TEMPORARY
the property of lasting only a short time
ARTFUL
skillful, clever, tricky
INEQUITY
Injustice; unfairness; an instance of injustice
SEDUCE
lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct
VERBATIM
in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker
OBSEQUIOUS
overly submissive and eager to please
POTENT
powerful
AQUEDUCT
A pipeline or channel built to carry water to populated areas
ANNUL
declare invalid
POIGNANT
Deeply moving; strongly affecting the emotions
INERT
Resistance to change in motion
SIMULTANEOUS
happening or existing or done at the same time
PROVERB
A popular saying that is meant to express something wise or true.
GRANDIOSE
Grand and impressive, especially flashy and showy
EXTENUATING
(adj) excusing, lessening the seriousness of guilt or crime, e.g., of mitigating factors
CONGREGATION
an assemblage of people or animals or things collected together
DEVIOUS
the quality of being deceitful and underhanded
ANIMOSITY
(n.) strong dislike; bitter hostility
MUTABLE
Changeable
TENUOUS
Long and thin, slender; flimsy, having little substance
JURISDICTION
(law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
BIPEDAL
having two feet
IMPEDIMENT
a barrier; obstruction or obstacle
ELIGIBLE
qualified to be chosen
GREGARIOUS
outgoing; sociable
DISSENT
(v.) to disagree; (n.) disagreement