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English 1 Final ACT Vocab Words

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Arbitrator
To officially judge and argument between two sides
Concord
The state of having a friendly relationship so that you agree on things and live in peace.
Intractable
Stubborn, difficult to manage
Obsequious
Eager to please or agree with people; used in order to show that you disprove
Obstinate
Determined not to change your mind, ideas, behavior, ect. even when people think you are being unreasonable
Oscillate
To keep changing between two extreme amounts or limits
Resolute
Determined to do something because you have strong believes
Ambivalence
Mixed feelings or emotions
Amorous
Showing or concerning sexual love
Apathy
Not being interested in something and willing to make changes to improve things
Despondent
Extremely unhappy and with out hope
Euphoria
A feeling of great (usually exaggerated) happiness for a short time
Resilient
Being able to become strong or happy after a hard situation of event
Timorous
Lacking confidence and easily frighten
Abscond
To leave, taking with you something that doesn't belong to you
Affluent
Having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
Copious
Affording an abundant supply
Destitute
Extremely poor; lacking necessities like food and shelter
Ostentatious
Intended to attract notice and impress others
Obfuscate
Make obscure or unclear
Succinct
Briefly giving the gist of something,
Colloquial
Informal words like y'all
Terse
Brief and to the point mean phrase
Verbose
Using or containing too many words
Licentious
Behaving in a sexually immoral way or uncontrolled way
Malevolent
A person who wants to harm others
Reprehensible
Behavior or actions that are very bad and deserve criticism
Genial
Friendly and happy
Judicious
Done in a sensible and careful way
Magnanimous
Kind, generous, and noble
Philanthropic
A person or others give money to help people who need it
Prudent
Careful and trying to avoid risks
Cataclysm
A violent change leading to great loss
Indomitable
Having great determination or courage
Rectify
To correct something that was wrong
Tenuous
A situation where something is uncertain, weak or likely to change
Immutable
Never changes or impossible to change