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Vocabulary Words High School Students Should Know (1)

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accentuate
(v.) to stress or emphasize
aspire
(v.) to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal, desire earnestly
bamboozle
(v.) to deceive or get the better of (someone) by trickery, flattery, or the like
boisterous
(adj.) rough and noisy in a cheerful way; high-spirited; rough and stormy
boycott
(v.) to refuse to deal with as a means of protest and persuasion
chronology
(n.) a record of events in the order of their occurrence
commemorate
(v.) to honor the memory of
cower
(v.) to crouch or shrink away from in fear or shame
despondent
(adj.) depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly discouraged
divulge
(v.) to tell, reveal; to make public
eclectic
(adj.) selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas; made up of a variety of sources and styles
embargo
(n.) a government order preventing trade with another country
exponent
(n.) one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or represents
exult
(v.) to rejoice greatly; to feel triumphant
fallacy
(n) a false notion or mistaken belief; an error in thinking