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25 terms

GED Vocabulary

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camouflage
disguise, usually in war, by changing the appearance of persons or material.
caste
Social class or distinction.
catastrophe
Sudden disaster (An earth quake).
chronicle
historical record.
clamor
Uproar.
condolence
Expression of sympathy.
connoisseur
Expert Judge (Of paintings, Foods, Etc.)
consensus
General Agreement.
context
Words or ideas just before or after a given word or idea.
criterion
Standard of judgement
Crux
The essential Point.
Data
Known Facts.
Debut
First appearance before an audience.
Deluge
Great flood (Rain or, in a special sense, Mail).
Depot
Warehouse.
Destiny
Predetermined fate.
Dilemma
Situation requiring a choice between two unpleasant courses of action.
Din
Loud, Continuing noise.
Discord
Disagreement.
Discrepancy
Inconsistency (In accounts, in testimony).
Dissent
Difference of opinion (From a decision).
Drought
Long spell of dry weather.
Elite
Choice part or element (Of society)
Environment
Surrounding influences or conditions.
Epoch
Period of time associated with an important person or event,