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Vocab Unit one

STUDY
PLAY
ACQUAINTED
Made familiar with
ACQUIESCENCE
Passive agreement
ACQUIRED
Obtained
ADJACENT
Close to; next to
ALLEGEDLY
Supposedly; believed to be so but not yet proved to be so
AMIABLY
Good-naturedly; cordially
ANTAGONIZE
Incur the dislike of someone; counteract
APPREHENSION
Fearful feeling; dread
ASCERTAINING
Finding out
ASSESSMENT
Evaluation
BEGRUDGE
To envy the possession or enjoyment of something
CANTANKEROUS
Contrary; disagreeable; quarrelsome
CHAMELEON
Changeable; like the lizard known for changing colors to blend in with its surroundings
COMPENSATION
Something given or received as substitution or payment
COMPLACENTLY
In a self-satisfied manner
COMPROMISE
Settlement of differences in which concessions are made
CONDESCENDED
Bring one's self down to an inferior level
CONSENTED
Agreed to
CONTEMPORARIES
Of or about the same age
CONTRADICT
To go against
DEBATING
Deliberating; considering
DEFENDANT
Person against whom an action is brought
DESOLATE
Deserted
DISPELLED
To have done away with
ECCENTRIC
Departing from the established norm, model or rule
ECCLESIASTICAL
Pertaining to church
ENCUMBERED
Hindered
ENTRUSTED
Given over to another for care or protection
EVASION
Act of avoiding
EXTRACT
To forcibly draw forth; pull out
FANATICAL
Possessed or driven by excessive zeal
FRAUD
Deliberate deception for unfair or unlawful gain
HYPOCRITES
People who say they believe one thing but actually believe in the opposite
IMPROBABLE
Not likely
INAUDIBLE
Unable to be heard
INCONSPICUOUS
Not readily noticeable
INCONVENIENCES
Things that cause trouble, lack of ease, or difficulty
INDIGENOUS
Native
INDULGE
To allow one a special pleasure
INEVITABLE
Unavoidable; bound to happen
INFALLIBLE
Unfailing; always correct
INGENUOUS
characterized by cleverness or originality of invention or construction
INTIMIDATION
Threats
IRKED
Annoyed; bothered
IRRELEVANT
not applicable; having nothing to do with the matter at hand
ISOLATE
To separate from the group; set apart
MALEVOLENT
Having ill-will; malicious
MALIGNANT
Actively evil in nature
MEDITATIVE
Thoughtful; reflective
OBLIVIOUS
Unaware
OBSCURE
Inconspicuous; undistinguished; not well-known
PAUPER
Poor person
PENSIVE
Thoughtful
PERIL
Danger
PERPLEXITY
The condition of being puzzled
PERSECUTED
Oppressed; ill-treated and harassed
PERSEVERE
Remain constant to a purpose in spite of obstacles
PREDICAMENT
Troublesome situation
PREJUDICE
Preconceived preference or idea; bias
PREOCCUPATION
The absorption of the attention or intellect
PRONOUNCEMENTS
Authoritative statements
PURSUITS
Activities; hobbies
QUIBBLING
Making petty distinctions or irrelevant observations
STEALTHY
Characterized by secret movement; avoiding notice
SUBSEQUENT
Coming after
SUBTLETY
Something not obvious
SUSTAIN
To keep in existence; maintain; prolong
TEETERED
Swayed back and forth unsteadily in a seesaw motion
TORMENTING
Harassing; bothering; pestering
TYRANNY
Extreme harshness; rigor
UNANIMOUS
In complete agreement