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20 terms

100 words--part 1

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accentuate
put stress on
alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
analogy
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
antibody
any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
aspire
have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
bamboozle
conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end
bizarre
Extremely strange, unusual, atypical
boisterous
violently agitated and turbulent
boycott
a group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies
camouflage
the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance
chronology
arrangement of events in time
commemorate
call to remembrance
cower
show submission or fear
decorum
proper behavior
deduction
the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
deign
do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
despondent
without or almost without hope
dialogue
a literary composition in the form of a conversation between two people
divulge
to tell, reveal; to make public
eclectic
selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas