Reading I Second Semester Vocabulary

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administer
something you give( such as a test) or something that you monitor( such as a government agency)
consistent
doing something the same way every time.
devise
invent or plan something.
linger
stay or remain longer.
obtain
take or get something.
aspire
have an ambitious plan or goal.
jovial
showing high spirit or merriment.
recede
pull back or move away or backwards.
apprehensive
nervous or anxious,
clout
power or influence.
restrictive
severely limiting.
ruse
a trick used to fool someone.
summon
to call up or bring forward.
enrich
to improve or make better.
pivotal
something that is important and changes the course of events.
domain
an area in which you are an expert.
reprimand
to criticize or scold someone for wrong doing.
commemorate
keep alive the memory of someone or something.
formidable
extremely impressive in strength or excellence.
unanimous
in complete agreement.
muster
gather or bring together.
conspicuous
obvious to the eye or mind.
zeal
a feeling of strong eagerness.
diminish
decrease in size or range.
elusive
difficult to find, catch, or achieve.
futile
unable to produce any useful results, pointless.
robust
strong, healthy, durable.
censure
strong disapproval.
facilitate
make a process easier.
advocate
publically recommend or support.
contrite
feeling or expressing remorse.
falter
to hesitate.