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Vocabulary list 9:
Terms in this set (20)
stopping and starting at irregular intervals
Synonym: sporadic, irregular, broken
Sentence: The days I go to the gym are often sporadic.
a kind of discourtesy in the form of taking liberties
Synonym: given, precondition
Sentence: I was given a study guide for the tar but I didn't use it.
characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance
Synonym: snobby, superior, scornful
Sentence: The bully at my school was a snob and treated everyone without respect.
ask for or request earnestly
Synonym: implore, beg
Sentence: I begged my mom to buy me candy at the store.
a feeling of deep regret usually for some misdeed
Synonym: sorrow, remorse
Sentence: when i went through the red light I felt Instant regret.
land and the buildings on it
Synonym: site, property
Sentence: my family has a lot of property that we are going to build a house on.
detect with the senses
Synonym: differentiate, tell apart, discern
Sentence: I have a hard time discerning twins.
reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust
Synonym: renounce, abandon, give up
Sentence: I gave up and decided that I didn't want to go to school anymore.
marked by active interest and enthusiasm
Synonym: fervent, passionate
Sentence: I am very passionate about the Bible.
spend thoughtlessly; throw away
Synonym: waste, misplace
Sentence: I often waste a lot of money on things I don't need.
the main part, especially of a force or shock
Synonym: impact, strain, pressure
Sentence: I was pressured into doing the wrong thing but I decided not to.
Synonym: repulsive, objectionable
Sentence: I found the idea my friends had very repulsive.
Synonym: respect, fealty, allegiance
Sentence: It's important to respect your parents.
lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
Synonym: lighten, relieve
Sentence: I was very relived when I found out I got into my dream college.
the state go being behind in payments
Synonym: unfinished work , debt
Sentence: I hope to graduate from college debt free.
a fraudulent representation
Synonym: deceit, hypocrisy,
Sentence: Don't be deceitful because it can turn into a bad habit.
the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
Synonym: lie, falsehood
Sentence: My brother lied to me when he said he cleaned my room for me.
cause to separate and go in different directions
Synonym: scatter, disperse
Sentence: When I was playing cards I dispersed the cards to each of my friends.
behave in a certain manner
Synonym: conduct, behave
Sentence: it's important to behave a certain way when you are at a nice restaurant.
making persistent or urgent requests
Synonym: insistent, pressing
Sentence: I made an urgent request to my dad to bring me gas because I was stuck on the side of the road.
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