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accomplishment
analysis
ethical
frontal lobe
(n.) achievement
(n.) A detailed examination of the elements of something
(adj.) Having to do with morals, values, right and wrong
associated with reasoning, planning, speech, movement, emotio…
accomplishment
(n.) achievement
analysis
(n.) A detailed examination of the elements of something
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robust
tactics
patronizing
vacuous
Strong and healthy
specific actions which advance the strategy and achieve an en…
Condescending, having a superior manner, treating as an infer…
(adj.) lack of content or ideas, stupid
robust
Strong and healthy
tactics
specific actions which advance the strategy and achieve an en…
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misled
tangible
refute
invariably
fooled; led to believe something wrong
capable of being seen or felt
to prove wrong using evidence
always
misled
fooled; led to believe something wrong
tangible
capable of being seen or felt
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accelerate (verb)
acquire (verb)
coordination (noun)
deterioration (noun)
to cause greater or faster activity, development, progress, a…
to gain for oneself through one's own actions or efforts (syn…
balanced and effective interaction of movement, actions, etc.…
a gradual decline, as in quality, serviceability, or vigor. (…
accelerate (verb)
to cause greater or faster activity, development, progress, a…
acquire (verb)
to gain for oneself through one's own actions or efforts (syn…
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The setting of Flowers for Algernon
The format of Flowers for Algernon
The narration of Flowers for Algernon
Why is the narration choice important…
New York between March 5 and July 28, 1965
Flowers for Algernon is written in journal entry format.
Flowers for Algernon is first-person limited. The narrator is…
By having Charlie tell the story, the reader can see how he p…
The setting of Flowers for Algernon
New York between March 5 and July 28, 1965
The format of Flowers for Algernon
Flowers for Algernon is written in journal entry format.
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deceive
deterioration
intellectual
introspective
to cause someone to believe something is not true
the process of becoming worse
relating to the ability to think and understand ideas and inf…
to be inward-looking and thoughtful
deceive
to cause someone to believe something is not true
deterioration
the process of becoming worse
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catcall (noun)
naivete (noun)
proportional (adjective)
absurd (adjective)
an insulting cry or whistle
natural simple mindedness
having a constant relation in degree or number
ridiculously false
catcall (noun)
an insulting cry or whistle
naivete (noun)
natural simple mindedness
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Rorschach Test
motivation
IQ (Intelligence Quotient)
psychology
a psychological test involving inkblots that the subject desc…
a desire to work hard and achieve a goal
a way of measuring human intelligence
science dealing with the mind and with mental and emotional p…
Rorschach Test
a psychological test involving inkblots that the subject desc…
motivation
a desire to work hard and achieve a goal
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introspective
psychology
motivation
subconsicous
thoughtful
study of the mind
reason for action
part of mind that is unaware
introspective
thoughtful
psychology
study of the mind
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opportunist
shrew
sensation
tangible
noun. a person who takes advantage of any opportunity to achi…
noun. a mean, nagging woman
noun. a state of great interest and excitement
adjective. to be seen or touched, material
opportunist
noun. a person who takes advantage of any opportunity to achi…
shrew
noun. a mean, nagging woman
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vacuous
tangible
introspective
impair
a lack of intelligence or thought
able to be seen or touched; material
examining one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations
to weaken; damage
vacuous
a lack of intelligence or thought
tangible
able to be seen or touched; material
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hypothesis
deterioration
verify
obscure
theory to be proved
decline; the process of becoming worse
to confirm
difficult to understand; partially hidden
hypothesis
theory to be proved
deterioration
decline; the process of becoming worse
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absurd
refute
sensation
impair
ridiculous unreasonable
to prove as false
a state of great interest and excitement
to weaken, damage... To make imperfect, harm
absurd
ridiculous unreasonable
refute
to prove as false
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absurd
hypothesis
impair
introspective
ridiculously unreasonable
a theory used as a basis for research
to weaken or damage
examining one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations
absurd
ridiculously unreasonable
hypothesis
a theory used as a basis for research
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illiteracy
introspective
IQ (Intelligence Quotient)
motivation
inability to read or write
inward looking; thoughtful
a way of measuring human intelligence
a desire to work hard and achieve a goal
illiteracy
inability to read or write
introspective
inward looking; thoughtful
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Rorschach Test
motivation
IQ (Intelligence Quotient)
psychology
a psychological test involving inkblots that the subject desc…
a desire to work hard and achieve a goal
a way of measuring human intelligence
science dealing with the mind and with mental and emotional p…
Rorschach Test
a psychological test involving inkblots that the subject desc…
motivation
a desire to work hard and achieve a goal
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introspective
psychology
motivation
subconscious
the habit of looking inward; thoughtful
the study of the mind
reason for action
part of the mind that is unaware
introspective
the habit of looking inward; thoughtful
psychology
the study of the mind
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The Setting of "Flowers for Algernon"
The Format of "Flowers for Algernon"
The Narration of "Flowers for Algernon"
Why is the narration choice important…
New York between March 5 and July 28, 1965
"Flowers for Algernon" is written in journal entry format.
"Flowers for Algernon" is first-person limited. The narrator…
By having Charlie tell the story, the reader can see how he p…
The Setting of "Flowers for Algernon"
New York between March 5 and July 28, 1965
The Format of "Flowers for Algernon"
"Flowers for Algernon" is written in journal entry format.
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feeble - adj
opportunist - noun
shrew - noun
acquire - verb
lacking physical strength as a result of age or illness
a person who exploits circumstances to gain advantage
a bad-tempered or aggressively assertive woman
buy or obtain for oneself
feeble - adj
lacking physical strength as a result of age or illness
opportunist - noun
a person who exploits circumstances to gain advantage
Flowers for Algernon
apathetic
hostile
Why does Charlie have difficulty with…
Why do the doctors want Charlie to rac…
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern.
Angry and mean, Negative feeling ... grouchy, easily annoyed &…
...
They are trying to compare their levels of intelligence to se…
apathetic
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern.
hostile
Angry and mean, Negative feeling ... grouchy, easily annoyed &…
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What is the setting?
What is the format?
What is the narration?
How does 1st person POV increase the i…
New York between March 5 and July 28, 1965
journal entry format.
1st person
The reader can see how his writing/cognitive ability progress…
What is the setting?
New York between March 5 and July 28, 1965
What is the format?
journal entry format.
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absurd
hypothesis
impair
introspective
ridiculously unreasonable
a theory used as a basis of research
to weaken or damage
examining one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations
absurd
ridiculously unreasonable
hypothesis
a theory used as a basis of research
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misled
tangible
refute
invariably
fooled; led to believe something wrong
capable of being seen or felt
to prove wrong using evidence
always
misled
fooled; led to believe something wrong
tangible
capable of being seen or felt
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lurking
savage
situational irony
verbal irony
hiding or moving about in a secret and sly manner
vicious
An outcome that turns out to be very different from what was…
A figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of w…
lurking
hiding or moving about in a secret and sly manner
savage
vicious
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absurd
hypothesis
impair
introspective
completely devoid of wisdom or good sense
a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
mentally or physically unfit
examining own sensory and perceptual experiences
absurd
completely devoid of wisdom or good sense
hypothesis
a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
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misled
tangible
refute
invariably
fooled; led to believe something wrong
capable of being seen or felt
to prove wrong using evidence
always
misled
fooled; led to believe something wrong
tangible
capable of being seen or felt
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conscious
feeble
Neurosurgeon
opportunist
aware
weak
physician who specializes in surgery of the nervous system
[N] One who takes advantage of every opportunity, whether or…
conscious
aware
feeble
weak
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hypothesis
deterioration
verify
obscure
theory to be proved
decline; the process of becoming worse
to confirm
difficult to understand; partially hidden
hypothesis
theory to be proved
deterioration
decline; the process of becoming worse
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justified
sensation
tangible
spectre
Found reasons to support
awareness of sensory stimuli
Capable of being touched; real, concrete
a ghost
justified
Found reasons to support
sensation
awareness of sensory stimuli
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misled
tangible
refute
invariably
fooled; led to believe something wrong
capable of being seen or felt
to prove wrong using evidence
always
misled
fooled; led to believe something wrong
tangible
capable of being seen or felt
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absurd
hypothesis
impair
introspective
ridiculously unreasonable
a theory used as a basis for research
to weaken or damage
examining one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations
absurd
ridiculously unreasonable
hypothesis
a theory used as a basis for research
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tangible
specter
refute
vacuous
(adj.) capable of being touched; real, concrete
a ghost; a haunting fear of future trouble
prove to be false
lack of content or ideas
tangible
(adj.) capable of being touched; real, concrete
specter
a ghost; a haunting fear of future trouble
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robust
tactics
patronizing
vacuous
Strong and healthy
specific actions which advance the strategy and achieve an en…
Condescending, having a superior manner, treating as an infer…
(adj.) lack of content or ideas, stupid, empty
robust
Strong and healthy
tactics
specific actions which advance the strategy and achieve an en…
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despised
tangible
specter
vacuous
Hated
(adj.) capable of being touched; real, concrete
a ghost
Lacking intelligence
despised
Hated
tangible
(adj.) capable of being touched; real, concrete
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robust
tactics
patronizing
vacuous
Strong and healthy
specific actions which advance the strategy and achieve an en…
Condescending, having a superior manner, treating as an infer…
(adj.) lack of content or ideas, stupid
robust
Strong and healthy
tactics
specific actions which advance the strategy and achieve an en…
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ink
experiment
maze
operation
a colored liquid used in a pen
a test to see if something will work
a set of paths in a puzzle
an event that happens in a hospital when something in the bod…
ink
a colored liquid used in a pen
experiment
a test to see if something will work
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refute (verb)
invariably (adv.)
regression (noun)
verified (verb)
prove wrong using evidence... Charlie used his research to ref…
always... Charlie's co-workers invariably laughed at his mistak…
return to an earlier or less advanced condition... After his re…
confirmed... Charlie wanted the results of his research verifie…
refute (verb)
prove wrong using evidence... Charlie used his research to ref…
invariably (adv.)
always... Charlie's co-workers invariably laughed at his mistak…
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Charlie fails his first inkblot test b…
Why does Charlie agree to have the ope…
What do the factory workers mean by sa…
Charlie hopes that when he becomes sma…
cannot understand what he is supposed to see besides ink.
He wants to be smart and know things like other people do.
Someone did something stupid.
like him or fit in.
Charlie fails his first inkblot test b…
cannot understand what he is supposed to see besides ink.
Why does Charlie agree to have the ope…
He wants to be smart and know things like other people do.
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accelerate (verb)
acquire (verb)
coordination (noun)
deterioration (noun)
to cause greater or faster activity, development, progress, a…
to gain for oneself through one's own actions or efforts (syn…
balanced and effective interaction of movement, actions, etc.…
a gradual decline, as in quality, serviceability, or vigor. (…
accelerate (verb)
to cause greater or faster activity, development, progress, a…
acquire (verb)
to gain for oneself through one's own actions or efforts (syn…
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absurd
introspective
proportional
shrew
ridiculous
looking into one's own feelings
comparable
mouse, clever... astute or sharp in practical matters; keen; pie…
absurd
ridiculous
introspective
looking into one's own feelings
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refute
obscure
convolutions
fissures
disprove
to hide
ridges on a brain
narrow cracks
refute
disprove
obscure
to hide
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motivation
mentality
naivete
infuriated
providing a reason to act a certain way;... Charlie WANTED to le…
one's mind; view; an outlook; a way of thinking... Charlie's vie…
simple thinking; not street smart or worldly... Charlie at the b…
beyond mad and angry: a different degree of anger... Charlie aft…
motivation
providing a reason to act a certain way;... Charlie WANTED to le…
mentality
one's mind; view; an outlook; a way of thinking... Charlie's vie…
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Psychiatrist
Neurosurgeon
Therapy
Hostility
medical doctor who has specialized in treating psychological…
one who operates on the nervous system
treatment
unfriendliness; hatred
Psychiatrist
medical doctor who has specialized in treating psychological…
Neurosurgeon
one who operates on the nervous system
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Vacuous
Tangible
Introspective
Impair
Is the person complimenting you, insulting you, or seeking in…
Is an object that can be seen and touched.
Is a person that is outgoing, contemplative, or comical
Make something move or see worse
Vacuous
Is the person complimenting you, insulting you, or seeking in…
Tangible
Is an object that can be seen and touched.
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Contribute
Unconscious
Intelligence
Justified
To give for a purpose
Not conscious or aware
The ability to learn, reason, and understand
To show to be true or right; prove
Contribute
To give for a purpose
Unconscious
Not conscious or aware
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laboratory
unconscious
contribute
shrew
a building, part of a building, or other places equipped to c…
not perceived at the level of awareness
to give (money, time, knowledge, assistance, etc.) to a commo…
a kind of mouse
laboratory
a building, part of a building, or other places equipped to c…
unconscious
not perceived at the level of awareness
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misled
tangible
refute
invariably
fooled; led to believe something wrong
capable of being seen or felt
to prove wrong using evidence
always
misled
fooled; led to believe something wrong
tangible
capable of being seen or felt
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misled
psychology
hostility
opportunist
led to believe something wrong
the study of the mind
unfriendliness; antagonism
a person who adapts his actions to take advantage of certain…
misled
led to believe something wrong
psychology
the study of the mind
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Maroon
Accomplish
Petition
Laboratory
to put (a person) ashore on a desert island or other lonely p…
to do or complete
a written request, often signed by a number of people and add…
room or building for scientific experiments
Maroon
to put (a person) ashore on a desert island or other lonely p…
Accomplish
to do or complete
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Charlie fails his first inkblot test b…
Why does Charlie agree to have the ope…
What do the factory workers mean by sa…
Charlie hopes that when he becomes sma…
cannot understand what he is supposed to see besides ink.
He wants to be smart and know things like other people do.
Someone did something stupid.
like him or fit in.
Charlie fails his first inkblot test b…
cannot understand what he is supposed to see besides ink.
Why does Charlie agree to have the ope…
He wants to be smart and know things like other people do.
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