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Ch. 5 Vocab Booster

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encapsulate
To encase in a capsule; to sum up
enclave
A distinct region or community enclosed within a larger territory.
enmesh
entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
ensemble
an assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole
embed
firmly fixed in a surrounding mass
embroiled
to be involved in conflict or confusion
embellish
to decorate, to make beautiful with ornamentation
enroll
to sign up to become a member of some group or activity; to register
eclipse
to cast a shadow upon; to darken; to make dim or obscure by comparison
emaciated
extremely thin; wasted away
eccentric
a person that is peculiar or odd
effervescent
bubbly, lively
exalt
praise, glorify, or honor
exaggerated
stretched the truth
nonchalant
cool and confident, unconcerned
nondescript
lacking a distinctive character
nonpartisan
Objective; not controlled by an established political party
nonplussed
adjective & participle, puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss
nonconformist
someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
calorie
term used by scientists to measure the energy stored in foods; 1000 calories
caloric
of or pertaining to calories or heat
scald
burn with a hot liquid or steam
caldera
a large crater caused by the violent explosion of a volcano that collapses into a depression
cauldron
a large pot used for boiling

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