20 terms

Gettysburg Address/Twain Autobiography Vocab

Tier 2 words from the Gettysburg Address
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score
(n.) twenty
forth
forward
conceived
(adj.) birth, born, start
liberty
(n.) freedom
dedicated
(adj.) devoted, committed
proposition
(n.) proposal, idea
engaged
(adj.) involved
civil
(adj.) citizens (people)
endure
(v.) tolerate
fitting
(adj.) just right, exact
proper
(adj.) appropriate
consecrate
(v.) to declare sacred
devotion
(n.) earnest dedication
resolve
(v.) to make a firm decision
detract
(v.) to take away; diminish
usurping
(v.) to take power by force, wrongfully, or without rights
rapt
(adj.) deeply moved, delighted, or absorbed
implacable
(adj.) impossible to satisfy
collusion
(n.) a secret agreement for a deceitful purpose
confederate
(n.) one who assists in a plot; associate