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Superior 9th Grade Vocabulary Word List 16

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Survey (verb)
(of a person or their eyes) look carefully and thoroughly at (someone or something), especially so as to appraise them
Survey (verb)
examine and record the area and features of (an area of land) so as to construct a map, plan, or description
Survey (noun)
a general view, examination, or description of someone or something
Survey (noun)
an act of surveying an area of land
Treason (noun)
the crime of betraying one's country, especially by attempting to kill the sovereign or overthrow the government.
Treason (noun)
the action of betraying someone or something
Dissonance (noun)
lack of harmony among musical notes.
Dissonance (noun)
a tension or clash resulting from the combination of two disharmonious or unsuitable elements
Paramount (noun)
more important than anything else; supreme
Agency (noun)
a business or organization established to provide a particular service, typically one that involves organizing transactions between two other parties
Agency(noun)
action or intervention, especially such as to produce a particular effect
Folly (noun)
lack of good sense; foolishness
Folly (noun)
a costly ornamental building with no practical purpose, especially a tower or mock-Gothic ruin built in a large garden or park
Stupefy (verb)
make (someone) unable to think or feel properly
Stupefy (verb)
astonish and shock
Aperture (noun)
an opening, hole, or gap
Resign (verb)
voluntarily leave a job or other position
Resign (verb)
accept that something undesirable cannot be avoided
Paradigm (noun)
a typical example or pattern of something; a model
Paradigm (noun)
a set of linguistic items that form mutually exclusive choices in particular syntactic roles