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List 9 Vocab
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-I could be described as altruistic.
-doctors could be altruistic.
Genuinely concerned for others.
-I am ambivalent about making marijuana illegal.
-Some people are ambivalent on whether abortion is a good thing or not.
To be torn, to have conflicting and contradictory emotions or feelings towards a subject
-when we have a two hour delay at school, classes are curtailed.
To shorten; to reduce
-Some school information cant be divugled to students.
-information about "area 51" cant be divugled to the public
To reveal; to diclose
-to make a good research paper, you have to be eclectic in your research.
-When detectives solve a case, they have to be eclectic in their evidence
Selective in choosing from a variety of sources.
-when a fish is caught in a net, you have to extricate it.
-when a person is in jail, in order to extricate them, you have to pay their bail.
To free; to disentangle
-artists put a lot of fervor in their artwork.
-athletes put fervor in playing their sport.
intensity of feeling; good enthusiasm
-people who have a lot of friends or gregarious
-Im not a gregarious person.
Sociable; seeking the company of others.
-house paint is hardy.
-Cars are often hardy.
Sturdy; robust; able to stand inclement weather.
-sharpie marker is immutable.
-when there is a week left in the school year, your grade is immutable.
-I incense my brother when I play his video game without asking.
-Parents are incensed if their kids dont do their homework
To anger; to enrage; to infuriate
-A river meanders.
-Country roads often meander.
To wind or turn in its course
-My parents often use me as a paradigm for me brother.
-superheros are paradigm for little kids.
A model; a pattern; an example
-The u.s is working to quell world hunger.
-The u.s debt needs to be quelled
To extinguish; to stop or end
-Any amendments added to the constitution needs to be sanctioned.
-to get a bill passed in congress, it needs to be sanctioned.
To approve; To ratify
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