Chapter 11

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Terms in this set (...)

Clandestine
Done in secret; kept hidden
Contingency
a possible future event that must be prepared for or guarded against; possibility
Egocentric
self-centered; seeing everything in terms of oneself
Exonerate
to clear of an accusation or charge; prove innocent
Incongruous
out of place; having parts that are not in harmony or that are inconsistent
Indigenous
living, growing, or produced naturally in a particular place; native
Liability
something that acts as a disadvantage; a drawback
Prolific
producing many works, results, or offspring, fertile
Reinstate
to restore to previous position or condition; bring back into being or use
Superfluous
beyond what is needed, wanted, or useful; extra