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GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 3

GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 3
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anonymous
adj. of an unknown source or unrevealed name
anthology
n. a collection of various writings, such as songs, stories, or poems
conjecture
n. a conclusion based on guesswork or insufficient evidence
disposition
n. a person's usual mood; temperament; a regular tendency or inclination
encompass
v. to enclose or encircle; to include
extricate
v. to free from a difficult or tangled situation
generation
n. one step in the line of descent of a family; all the people born and living about the same time
generation
n. the average span of time between the birth of parents and their children
guile
n. cunning or deceit in dealing with others; trickery
imperative
adj. urgent; pressing
imperative
adj. having the power or authority to command
install
v. to introduce gradually in order to establish securely
modify
v. to make less extreme or severe
modify
v. to make changes in
modify
v. in grammar, to restrict or limit in meaning
pivot
n. a small bar or rod on which something else turns
pivot
n. the person or thing on which others depend
prevalent
adj. commonly occuring; widely accepted or practiced
recur
v. to come up again or to happen again; to come to mind again
recurrence
n. the act of recurring
spontaneous
adj. voluntary and unplanned
spontaneous
adj. occuring or produced without human labor
spontaneity
n. the quality or condition of occurring in an uplanned way