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CHAPTERS1-4 READING VOCABULARY!

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ABSOLVE
To find innocent or blameless
ADAMANT
Not giving in; Stubborn
Amiable
Good-natured; Friendly & pleasant
Amoral
Lacking a moral sense; without principles
Animosity
Bitter hostility
Antagonist
An opponent; one who opposes or competes
Eccentric
Differing from what is customary; odd
Encounter
A bried or an unexpected meeting
Epitome
A perfect or typical example of a general quality or type
Malign
To make evil and aften untrue statements about; speak evil of
Curt
Rudely brief when speaking to someone
Demoralize
To lower the spirits of; weaken the confidence or cheerfulness of
Dilemma
a situation requiring a difficult choice
Inclination
a tendency to think, act, or behave in a certain way
Irate
Very angry
Retort
to reply, especially, in a quick, sharp, or witty way
Sabotage
to deliberately destroy or damage
Subsequint
following, in order or time, next; later
Wary
Cautious; on one's guard
Zeal
Enthusiastic devotion; intense enthusiasm
Acclaim
great praise or applause; enthusiastic approval
Adjacent
Close; near (to something)
Elicit
To draw forth
Engross
To hold the full attention of; absorb
Escalate
To increase or intensify
Exploit
To use selfishly or unethically; take unfair afvantage of
Methodical
Orderly; systemetic
Obsolete
No longer in use or practice; out of date
Tangible
Able to be touched; having form and matter
Terminate
To stop; to bring to an end
Deterrent
Something that discourages or prevents a certain action
Implication
an idea that is communicated indirectly, through a suggestion or hint
Inequity
An injustice; unfairness; an instance of unjustice
Infirmity
a physical weakness or defect; ailment
Infringe
To intrude or trespass on; to go beyond the limits considered proper
Innovation
a new custom, method, or invention; something newly introduced
Revitalized
to renew the strength and energy of; restore to a cigorous, active condition
Sparse
distributed thinly; not thick or crowded
Subjective
based on personal opinions, feelings, and attitudes; not objective (BIAS)
Succinct
Expressed clearly in a few words; to the point; concise