STAAR Prep Academic Vocabulary
Terms in this set (30)
Something that has been forbidden; not allowed
An attitude about a situation or event; an opinion
A willingness to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain;
something made unreliable by errors
A result of an action or condition; result; importance
Praise enthusiastically and publicly; applaud; compliment
Disapprove of and attempt to prevent, especially by argument
The act of dividing and assigning something according some rule of proportional distribution
Conditions where everyone has the same (equal) chance
Confirm or support something that has been questioned
Make a serious or urgent request, typically to the public; apply to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower court
The expression of approval or agreement
An object bought or gotten, often by a library or museum.
Not valid or legally binding.
Deliberately make someone annoyed or angry
prevent or forbid
Certain to happen; unavoidable
Admit that something is true or valid after first denying it; surrender or yield
Give up power or territory
Withdraw formally from membership in a union, or an alliance.
A fault or failure to meet a certain standard
Publicly recommend or support
The closing down or dismissal of an assembly, partnership, or official group
Someone who shapes or creates a concept, plan, or system
Lasting longer than is usual; prolonged
Occuring or existing before a particular war, (prewar) - especially the American Civil War.
Come between to prevent or alter a result or course of events.
The action of gradually reducing the strength or effectiveness of someone or something through a sustained attack or pressure.
The action of providing or supplying something for use; an amount or thing supplied
The process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation
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