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Vocabulary #10

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Speculate
to think about the various aspects of a given subject; meditate; ponder
Perspective
a specific point of view in understanding or judging things or events
Introspection
a looking into one's mind, feelings, etc...; observation and analysis of oneself
Suspicion
the act of believing someone to be guilty of a wrong with little or no supporting the evidence
Suspicious
arousing or likely to arouse a belief of guilt in others
Speculative
theoretical, not practical; based on conjecture; risky; uncertain
Circumspect
careful to consider all relating circumstances before acting, judging, or deciding
Conspicuous
easy to see or perceive; obvious; attracting attention
Spectacle
a public show or exhibition on a grand scale; remarkable sight; unusual display
Spectacular
unusual to a striking degree; characterized by a great display
Minimum
the smallest quantity, number, or degree possible or permissible
Minute
very small; tiny; of little importance or significance; petty; trifling
Minority
a group, party, or faction with the smaller number of votes or adherents
Diminish
to make smaller; reduce in size, degree, importance; lessen
Diminutive
much smaller than ordinary or average; very small; tiny
Minimal
of or constituting the smallest or least possible
Minus
without; lacking; reduction of; less
Minor
lesser in size, amount, number, or extent; lesser in importance or rank
Minuend
the number or quantity from which another is to be subtracted
Minimize
to reduce to the smallest; decrease to the least possible amount or degree