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47 terms

L&G III Review 1-5

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legacy
body of ideas, achievements, and morals; example
delegate
to divide up, especially responsibilities
agenda
plan of action; purpose
proactive
seeking to solve a problem before it occurs
exacting
demanding perfection; strict
repulsion
desire to avoid; disgust
dispel
to scatter about; break up
propel
to cause to move towards; push
relative
dependent upon
superlative
excellent; above all others
dilate
to widen
misinformation
untrue of wrong information
reform
to bring back to rightness, order, or morality
formative
occurring at the time of most correctness
inept
unskilled; clumsy
adept
skilled; expert at
aptitude
skilled or suitability for
impose
to forcibly place upon
disposition
attitude or mood
figment
something invented or imaginary
prohibit
to stop one from doing something; prevent
inhibit
to get in the way of; hinder
confound
to confuse and frustrate
infuse
to inject; to fill something or someone with
sustain
to support for an extended period of time
abstain
to not do something; refrain
tenacious
stubbornly persistent; determined
replete
filled up with
implement
to put into action; execute
deplete
to use up; waste
enunciate
to pronounce or articulate
pronouncement
a declaration of opinion; judgement
invoke
to call on for support
provocative
causing disturbance or excitement
revoke
to make invalid; deactivate
infantile
childish; immature
edict
an official order
indict
to charge with a crime; accuse
photogenic
attractive in pictures or photographs
lucid
easy to understand; clear
elucidate
to make clear by explaining
translucent
allowing light to pass though
circumspect
careful; mindful of rules and consequences
prospect
that which is expected
specter
a ghost or phantom
invidious
hateful or spiteful
improvise
to create without any forethought or preparation