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10 terms

Vocabulary Workshop Second Course - Lesson 27

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articulate
using distinct syllables or words; able to speak clearly; to speak clearly and distinctly; to express in words
category
a division or group in any classification system; a class
demolish
to tear down; to wreck; to ruin
denial
a statement that something is false; a refusal of a request or right; a rejection of a belief
detach
to unfasten; to disconnect
distraction
something that diverts or draws attention away; the act of diverting attention; a condition of mental distress
illuminate
to provide with light; to make understandable; to clarify; to decorate a manuscript with colorful designs
inclination
a tendency; a personal preference or liking; a slant or slope
testify
to bear witness to, expecially in court; to give evidence
upbraid
to scold or criticize sharply