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Thomas - Voc. 9

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capitalist
n. a person who has invested personal wealth in business.
capitalist
n. a very wealthy person.
capitulation
n. surrender; ending resistace.
decapitate
v. to cut off the head of; to behead.
precipice
n. a very steep or verticle face of a cliff or rock.
precipitate
v. to throw down form a great height.
precipitate
v. to make happen suddenly or quickly.
precipitate
adj. speeding along heedlessly; headstrong.
recapitulation
n. the restatement of a main idea.
recapitulation
n. a summary or concise review.
cerebral
adj. pertaining to the brain.
cerebral
adj. intellectual.
cerebration
n. the action of thinking; thought
deface
v. to mar or spoil the appearance or surface of (something).
efface
v. to wipe out; to obliterate. Also, tomake less clear, as if rubbing out.
efface
v. to make oneself inconspicuous.
facade
n. a face of a building.
facade
n. the face or front of anything, especially an artificial or false front.
facet
n. one of the many sides of a cut stone or jewel.
facet
n. one aspect of a situation, or of a tooth.
affront
v. to insult intentionally; to offend or embarrass.
affront
n. an insult or offensive act.
confront
v. to stand or come directly infront of.
confront
v. to face with difiance or hostility.
effrontery
n. flippant or insulting boldness; audacity.