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G9Hum Q1 Vocab. Lists

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absolute
complete, total
anarchy
a situation with no one in charge
ardent
burning with passion
assess
To judge; to measure
assume
to take as true
authority
person in charge; right to use power
basis
the principle or groundwork on which something is based
chaos
a state of confusion and disorder
clarify
to make more clear/understandable
commence
to begin
compassionate
full of care for others
comply
to go along with a request
con
with
concise
saying a lot in a few words
concur
to agree
confer
to compare views
conform
to go along with other's expectations
consent
to give approval
consult
to seek advice from
context
Background; the circumstances that surround an event or situation
contra
against
contraband
Forbidden items
contradict
To say the opposite of what someone else said; to deny the truth of
contrast
To show meaningful differences
converse
to chat
digress
to go off topic
distinct
not the same; separate
dormant
not active
elaborate
To add details to; complicated
eloquent
fluent, forceful, effective speech
empathetic
feeling what another feels
emphasis
extra stress; important
empire
group of nations with single ruler
emulate
to seek to equal or be like
explicit
directly stated; fully revealed
exploit
to take advantage of
extreme
at the highest leve; far from normal
fanatical
obsessed to the point of being crazy
frugal
careful with money
ignorant
unaware, lacking knowledge
implicit
suggested without being directly stated
infer
To make an educated guess
manifest
obvious; to make clear
noble
honorable; having superior qualities
oppress
to treat someone unfairly
paltry
pitifully weak
paraphrase
to put something in your own words
post
after!
posterity
future generations; those who come after
posthumous
occuring or published after one's death
postpone
to put off until a later time
pragmatic
pracical; realistic
pre
before
preempt
to prevent something by acting
premature
happening before the proper time
premonition
feeling of nervousness about future
pro
forward
procrastinate
To delay; to put off until later
prominent
Well-known; standing out
prompt
quick or on time; request or reminder; remind or request
propel
To drive forward
propose
To suggest; to make an offer
re
again
recur
to happen again after some time
redundant
overly repetivite, unecessary
relevant
related to the topic at hand
replenish
to fill or build up again
resource
something that provides aid or support
robust
strong and healthy
savage
fierce or cruel; uncivilized barbarian
savor
to enjoy or delight in
scholar
serious student; highly education
sub
under
subjugate
to bring under complete control
submissive
tending to do as told
subordinate
someone ranked under the authority of another
subsequent
coming after; happening next
subservient
excessively obedient
sympathetic
feeling udnerstanding toward another
thrive
to be very successful
trans
through, across, beyond
transcend
to rise above or go beyond the limits of
transcribe
to make a written copy of
transparent
clear enough to be seen through
utilize
to make use of
vague
Unclear; lacking specific details
zealous
enthusiastically; religiously devoted