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100 terms

alll 100 in the 100 words every high school freshman should know

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accentuate
to bring out the best in
alliteration
repetiton of the same sounds
analogy
comparing 2 things that are not alike
antibody
a protein in blood or tissues that protect you against certain germs
aspire
to have a great ambition
bamboozle
to trick
bizarre
very strange or odd
boisterous
noisy, violent
boycott
to refuse to use or buy from
camouflage
a method of concealing or hiding military troops
chronology
order of events. sequence of events.
commemorate
to honor memory of
cower
to crouch back in fear
decorum
proper behavior or conduct
deduction
to subtract.
deign
to be willing to do something that one considers beneath one's dignity
despondent
depression
dialogue
conversation
divulge
to spread something (like a secret)
eclectic
random. all over the place (like having all different types of music on an ipod)
ellipse
cone shape.
embargo
have to stay. like a government making ll ships stay in and not letting new ships come in.
enthusiastic
showing great excitment or interest
exponent
math matic symbol for multipling a number by itself as many times the little number says (example: 3⁴ , 2⁵, 6⁷)
exult
to rejoice. (example: he will ****** over the teams win.)
fallacy
not true. false. lie.
flourish
to do well. to grow and develoup.
formidable
difficult to defeat
gargoyle
a statue some people use to "scare bad sprits away"
guerrilla
military force that is not a part of a regular army and operates in small bands
guru
very talented at one thing.
heritage
tradition. something pasted down.
hieroglyphic
picture writing.
hologram
3d image.
hypocrisy
hypocrite
immune
protected from getting a disease.
impertinent
rude
inference
making a guess. hypothesis.
introspection
quiet. thinks deeply to themselves.
jaunty
stylish.
jovial
jolly
kilometer
1000 meters
labyrinth
maze
laconic
short answers
lichen
fungi
light-year
speed of sound light travel
maneuver
move around
marsupial
mammal with a pouch
metaphor
things compaired with like or as
mosaic
small pieces put to together to make a picture
mutation
change in gene or chromosome
nebula
cloud or gas or dust
nocturnal
sleep in day, play at night
nuisance
annoying
omnivore
organism that eats plants and animals
outrageous
exceeding all bounds of what is right
ozone
poisonous gas layer
parasite
organism that gets it nourishment from another
participle
a verb form that is used with auxiliary verbs to indicate certain tenses
phloem
plant tissue that conducts food
plateau
an elevated piece of land
polygon
a flat close shape with 3 or more sides
protagonist
main character in play
pulverize
to pound, crush, or grind
quandary
condition of uncertainty or doubt
quarantine
isolation for a amount of time for an animal or person
quota
amount of something assigned
rain forest
evergreen trees with regular rainfall
random
no pattern
recede
to draw back from
renaissance
any kind of language from the 14th or 16th century
renegade
outlaw
repose
peace, relax, calmness
sacrifice
give
silhouette
outline of body
solstice
the time of year when the earth is closest of farthest fro the sun
spectrum
a band of colors(rainbow)
stereotype
a conventional or oversimplified idea or image
strategy
plan
suffrage
the right to vote
symbiosis
2 things that live off each other
tariff
a tax or duty imposed by the government
technique
method, way of doing something
tempo
beat of music
toxin
poisonous
tranquility
peaceful, quiet, rest
tumult
noisy loud, opposite of tranquility
tundra
cold area
ultraviolet
harmful rays from sun
unanimous
everybody agrees
undulate
waves, up and down
vaccine
shot that protects you from not getting something
vacillate
change mind
vertebrate
having a backbone
virtuoso
learn by listening
voracious
a large amount of food
wretched
very unhapppy
xylem
plant tissue
yacht
boat
zoology
study of animals