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Language Arts Exam Vocabulary

These are the vocabulary words that are on the study guide sheet for our exam on Monday, January 11, 2011.
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energetic
possessing or exhibiting energy, especially in abundance; vigorous:
agitate
to disturb or excite emotionally
agile
quick and well-coordinated in movement, lithe
vigorous
strong; active; robust
composure
serene, self-controlled state of mind; calmness; tranquility
instantaneous
occurring, done, or completed in an instant
synthesize
to form (a material or abstract entity) by combining parts or elements
hypothesis
a proposition, or set of propositions, set forth as an explanation for the occurrence of some specified group of phenomena, either asserted merely as a provisional conjecture to guide investigation (working hypothesis) or accepted as highly probable in the light of established facts
participant
a person or group that participates
non - traditional
not in accordance with tradition
donor
a person who gives or donates
deity
a god or goddess
polytheism
the doctrine of or belief in more than one god or in many gods
sanctum
a sacred or holy place
chastise
to criticize severely
exhume
to dig (something buried, esp. a dead body) out of the earth; disinter
astronomical
extremely large; exceedingly great; enormous
nebulous
hazy, vague, indistinct, or confused
terrestrial
pertaining to, consisting of, or representing the earth as distinct from other planets
inter
to bury