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15 terms

Intensive reading

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accolade
an expression of approval or respect for special merit; an award
adamant
not yielding; firm
adulate
to flatter or admire excessively; to idolize
altercation
a loud and determined dispute; a noisy quarrel
annals
an historical record of events, often arranged in a yearly sequence
assiduous
diligent and persistent
chary
exercising caution; hesitant
clique
a small, exclusive group; a group held together by like interests or purpose
decrepit
worn-out with use; broken-down
endow
to provide with a quality, a thing, or a gift of money
ephemeral
lasting a very short time
ingratiate
to work to gain the favor of someone
pantheon
a group of people held in high esteem for their great achievements
perverse
turned away from what is right; wicked; stubbornly opposing what is right or reasonable; obstinate
tutelage
instruction, protection, or guardianship