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Hill Vocab Final Option A

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process
a __________ is a series of actions that are done in order to achieve a particular result
proficient
if you are _________, you are able to do something well or skillfully
obsolete
something that is ________ is outdated or old and useless
evident
something that is ________ is easy to see, notice, or understand [= obvious, clear]
evaluate
when you ________ you judge how good, useful, or successful something is
context
the __________ is the words that come just before and after a word or sentence and that help you understand its meaning
voracious
someone who is __________ is greedily hungry
assume
when you ________ you think that something is true, although you do not have definite proof
strategy
a __________ is a planned series of actions for achieving something
assimilate
when you __________ you completely understand and begin to use new ideas
reiterate
when someone _________ something, they repeat something or state it again
metacognition
________ is being aware of how you think
sequential
if something is __________ it happens in order
empower
to ________ is to give someone more control over their own life or situation
persevere
someone who __________ doesn't give up despite immense difficulty
assess
when you _______ you make a judgment about a person or situation after thinking carefully about it [= judge]
subordinate
if someone or something is ________ it is in a less important position that someone or something else
relevant
something that is _________ is directly relating to the topic or problem being discussed
petulant
someone who is _________ is childishly bad-tempered
imply
when you _______ you suggest that something is true, without saying this directly
aspects
as ________ is one part of a situation, idea, plan, etc. that has many parts
efficient
if someone or something is ______ they work well without wasting time, money, or energy
enigma
an ____________ is a riddle, a puzzle, or a mystery
exclude
when you ______ someone or something, you deliberately do not include them
trait
a _______ is a particular quality in someone's personality
incident
an __________ is an event, especially one that is unusual, important, or violent
lethargic
someone who is __________ is lazily sluggish
acquire
when you ________ something, you obtain it by buying it or being given it
potential
when someone has ________ they are likely to develop into a particular type of person in the future
circumstance
a __________ is that conditions that affect a situation, action, event, etc.
oblivious
someone who is ________ is too absorbed in something to notice something else
emphasis
when you _________ something, you give it special attention or importance
compensate
to ____________ is to replace or balance the effect of something bad
alternative
something that is an _________ is something you can choose to do or use instead of something else
analyze
when you _______ something, you find meaning in something (novel, math problem, science lab) by breaking it into parts and looking for patterns and connections
infer
when you _____ , you form an opinion that something is probably true because of information that you have
significant
something that is _________ is important or noteworthy
benefit
if you ____________ from something, it gives you an advantage, improves your life, or helps you in some way
concept
a __________ is an idea of how something is or how something should be done
distribute
if you ____________ something, you share it among a group of people, especially in a planned way
ambivalent
someone who is _____________ is mentally torn between two or more different things.
cognition
____________ is the process of knowing, understanding, and learning something
indicate
when you _________, you direct someone's attention to someone or something, for example by pointing
contradict
when you _________ something, you disagree with something, especially by saying that the opposite is true
contrite
someone who is _________ is feeling extremely sorry and expressing remorse
interpret
when you ________ you explain the meaning of something
option
an ________ is a choice you can make in a particular situation
describe
when you _______, you say what something or someone is like by giving details about them
ideal
something that is _______ is perfect; impossibly excellent
credible
someone or something that is ________ can be believed
diameter
the _________ is a straight line from one side of a circle to the other side, passing through the center of the circle
support
if results, facts, studies, etc. ________ an idea or view, they show or prove that it is correct
amiable
someone who is _____________ is friendly and pleasant.
conduct
_________ is the way someone behaves, especially in public, in their job (behavior)
investigate
when you __________ you try to find out more about something
version
someone's ___________ of an event is their description of it, when this is different from the description given by another person
euphemism
a ___________ is a replacement of offensive language with nicer language
specific
things that are ______ are detailed and exact
democracy
a _________ is a country that has a government which has been elected by the people of the country
motivate
to ________ is to be the reason why someone does something
irate
someone who is _______ is extremely angry
variable
something that is _________ is likely to change often
policy
a _________ is a way of doing something that has been officially agreed to by a political party, business, or other organization
theory
a _______ is an idea or set of ideas that is intended to explain something about life or the world
preposterous
something that is _________ is unreasonable and ridiculous
authority
someone who has ________ has power
ambiguous
something that is __________ is unclear, confusing, or not certain, especially because it can be understood in more than one way
nostalgia
someone who is feeling ________ is longing for the good old days
contribute
to ____________ it to give money, help, ideas, etc. to something that a lot of other people are also involved in
adequate
something that is ________ is enough in quantity or good enough in quality for a particular purpose
emerge
to ________ is to appear or come out from somewhere
amorous
someone who is __________ is expressing romantic or sexual desire.
implement
to _________ take action or make changes that you have officially decided should happen
adjust
to ________ is to change or move something slightly to improve it or make it more suitable for a particular purpose
monitor
to _________ is to carefully watch and check a situation in order to see how it changes over a period of time
antipathy
someone who feels ____________ feels an intense dislke or an aversion to someone or something.
generate
to _______ is to produce or cause something
integrate
if two or more things _______, they combine or work together in a way that makes something more effective
symbol
a ________ is something or someone reprents a particular quality or idea
belligerent
someone who is ___________ is eager to fight.
modify
to ________ is to make small changes to something in order to improve it and make it more suitable or effective
objective
an _________ is something that you are trying hard to achieve, especially in business or school
explicit
something that is ________ is expressed in a way that is very clear and direct
bureaucracy
a __________ is a complex system of departments (in a government or a company).
consist
to ______ is to be formed from two or more things or people
derived
to be ___________ is to develop or come from something else
factor
a ________ is one of several things that influence or cause a situation
cantankerous
someone who is ________ is cranky and ill-tempered.
function
the __________ of something is its purpose or its job
section
a ___________ is one of the parts that something such as an object or place is divided into
structure
the _________ of something is the way in which the parts of something are connected with each other and form a whole, or the thing that these parts make up
insight
an ________ is a suddent clear understanding of something or part of something, especially a complicated situation or idea
distinct
something that is _______ is clearly different or belongs to a different type
convene
if a group of people _________, they come together, especially for a formal meeting
frugal
someone who is _______ is thrifty and not wasteful
technique
a __________ is a special way of doing something
valid
something that is ______ is reasonable or sensible or true
obstinate
someone or something that is ________ is stubborn and unyielding
precocious
someone who is __________ is intellectually advanced as a child
chide
when you __________ someone, you scold, lecture, rebuke