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14 terms

PreAP Vocabulary Lesson 5

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microbe
n. An organism invisible to the naked eye, especially one that causes disease.
microcosm
n. A miniature world; something that resembles something else on a very small scale.
miniscule
adj. extremely small.
minutia
n. a small or trivial place.
attenuate
v. To make slender or small.
attenuate
To weaken; to reduce in force or value.
satiate
v. To satisfy and appetite fully; to gratify to excess.
comply
v. To do as one is asked or ordered.
implement
n. A tool or utensil.
tenuous
adj. thin in form.
tenuous
Flimsy; having little substance or validity.
replete
adj. well-stocked or abundantly supplied.
replete
completely filled; utterly satisfied.
expletive
n. and exclamation or oath, often obscene.