Vocabulary test #3
Terms in this set (34)
First in order of importance
Amount of space something contains
Likely to be affected by something
A law or set of laws
The components of something are the parts that is made of.
If something is virtually true it is almost entirely true
almost or very nearly, so that any slight difference is not important
In fact or to all purposes; practically: The city was virtually paralyzed by the transit strike.
Almost but not quite; nearly: "Virtually everyone gets a headache now and then" (People).
Generally named. So call book was only a short historic
To start to begin. Carry out, fulfill
(To something) two or more lines that run parallel to each other are the same distance apart at every point.
To compound a problem means to make it worse by adding to it.
As a noun compound has several usages...
To allow something to be done. Give
To make something difficult. Make movement or development difficult.
to make something worse, especially a disease or problem
Things that are disparate are clearly different from each other
A partial number compared to a total number
A place that is obscure is unknown or know only by a few people
People who have a different race, culture, or religion than the majority population are called a minority group
Means nearness to a place or person
A person who is serene is calm and quiet
To confer something, such as a power, on someone, means to give it to them
If a natural function in your body is suppress, it is stopped or prevented
If you release someone or something, you stop holding them.
Liberate, clear, excuse, let go
Surrounded or outlined
To make larger in amount or importance
Means that things may be different; but they combine well together
To damage, make suffer
To cause (something injurious or harmful), as to a person, group, or area
Feeling of worried and tenseness
Develop different characteristics
Raised up higher
When something registers on a scale of measurement, it shows on the scale.
A federal system of government is one where states or provinces of the country have the power to make their own laws and decisions
To force something on someone
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