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1 Vocabulary Words Write the word, definition and then create a sentence using the word.

2 abandon (verb) to leave completely and finally to give up, discontinue, withdraw from to give up the control to yield (oneself) without restraint to banish abundant (adjective) present in great quantity well supplied more than adequate

3 access (noun) the ability, right or permission to approach, enter speak with or use the state of being approachable accommodate (verb) to do a kindness or a favor to, oblige to become reconciled; agree

4 accumulate (verb) to gather or collect adapt (verb) to adjust oneself to different conditions to make suitable to requirements or conditions

5 adhere (verb) to stay attached; cling; stick fast agony (noun) extreme and prolonged pain; intense physical or mental suffering a display or outburst of intense mental or emotional excitement

6 allegiance (noun) the loyalty of a citizen to his or her government or of a subject to his or her sovereign loyalty or devotion to some person, cause or the like ambition (noun) an earnest desire for some kind of achievement or distinction, as power, honor, fame or wealth, and the willingness to strive for its attainment

7 ample (adjective) fully sufficient or more than adequate for the purpose or needs; plentiful; enough anguish (noun) excruciating or acute distress, suffering or pain (verb) to inflect with distress, suffering or pain

8 anticipate (verb) to realize beforehand; foresee to expect; to look forward to; be sure anxious (adjective) full of mental distress or uneasiness because of fear of danger or misfortune; greatly worried

9 apparel (noun) clothing, especially outerwear; garments; attire appeal (noun) an earnest request for aid, support, sympathy, mercy

10 apprehensive (adjective) uneasy or fearful about something that might happen arid (adjective) being without moisture; extremely dry; parched

11 arrogant (adjective) making claims or pretensions to superior importance or rights; overbearingly assuming; insolently proud awe (noun) an overwhelming feeling or reverence, admiration, fear, etc. produced by that which is grand, sublime, extremely powerful, or the like

12 Barren (adjective) not producing or incapable of producing offspring; sterile unproductive; unfruitful beacon (noun) a guiding or warning signal, as a light or fire especially one in an elevated position

13 beneficial (adjective) conferring benefit; advantageous; helpful blunder (noun) a gross, stupid or careless mistake (verb) to move or act blindly or stupidly or without direction or guidance

14 boisterous (adjective) rough or noisy; noisily, jolly or rowdy; unrestrained boycott (verb) to combine in abstaining from, or preventing dealing with, as means of intimidation or coercion to abstain from buying or using

15 burden (noun) that which is carried; load (noun) that which is born with difficulty; obligation capacity (noun) the ability to receive or contain; volume

16 Campaign (noun) military operations for specific object a systematic course of aggressive activities for some specific purpose capital (noun) the city or town that is the official seat of government in a country or state

17 chronological (adjective) to put in order of time civic (adjective) of or pertaining to a city; municipal of or pertaining to a citizenship; civil

18 clarity (noun) clearness or lucidity as to perception of understanding; freedom from ambiguity collaborate (verb) to work with one another; cooperate

19 collide (verb) to strike one another or one against the other with a forceful impact; come into violent contact; crash commend (verb) to present, mention or praise as worthy of confidence, notice, kindness to entrust, give in charge; deliver with confidence

20 compact (adjective) joined or pact together; closely or firmly united; dense; solid arranged within a relatively small space composure (noun) serene, self controlled state of mind; calmness; tranquillity

21 commentary (noun) a series of comments, explanations or annotations an explanation essay or treatise concise (adjective) expressing or covering from much of few words; brief in form but comprehension in scope

22 Consent (verb) to permit, approve or agree (noun) permission Consequence (noun) the effect, result or outcome of something occuring earlier

23 Conserve (verb) to prevent injury, decay, waste or loss of To manage resources wisely Conspicuous (adjective) easily seen or noticed, readily visible

24 Constant (adjective) not changing; uniform; regular Contaminate (verb) to make impure or unsuitable by contact or mixture with something unclean, bad

25 Context (noun) the parts of a written or spoken statement that precede or follow a specific word or passage The set of circumstances or facts that surround a particular event, situation Continuous (adjective) uninterrupted in time

26 Controversy (noun) a prolonged public dispute, debate or contention argument Convienient (adjective) easily accessible

27 Cope (verb) to struggle or deal Cordial (adjective) courteous and gracious; friendly

28 Cultivate (verb) to prepare and work on in order to raise crops To improve by education or training Cumulate (verb) to heap up, accumulate

29 Declare (verb) to make known or state clearly To proclaim Deluge (verb) a great flood of water; downpour

30 Dense (adjective) crowded or compact Intense Slow witted Deplete (verb) to decrease seriously or exhaust the abundance or supply of

31 Deposit (verb) to place for safekeeping or trust To deliver and leave Designate (verb) to make or point out To name

32 Desperate (adjective) reckless or dangerous Having an urgent need Deteriorate (verb) to make or become worse To disintegrate or wear away

33 Dialogue (noun) communication between two or more persons Diligent (adjective) constant in effort to accomplish something, attentive and persistent in doing anything

34 Diminish (verb) to make or cause to seem smaller, less, less important Discretion (noun) the power or right to decide or act according to one’s own judgement

35 Dissent (verb) to differ in opinion, especially from the majority; disagree Dissolve (verb) to make a solution of, as by mixing with a liquid To melt

36 Distinct (adjective) distinguished Different in nature or quality Diversity (noun) variety, difference

37 Domestic (adjective) of or pertaining to the home, household Tame Dominate (verb) to rule over, control To tower above

38 Eclipse (noun) obscuration of the light of the moon by the intervention of the Earth between it and the sun Drastic (adjective) acting with force or violence; violent Extremely severe or extensive

39 Eerie (adjective) uncanny, weird, superstious fear Economy (noun) thrifty management Saving

40 Efficient (adjective) performing in the best possible manner with the least waste of time and effort Effect (noun) something that is produced by a cause, result or consequence

41 Elaborate  (adjective) worked out with great care and nicety of details  complicated Eligible (adjective) fit or proper to be chosen; worthy of choice; desirable

42 Elude (verb) to avoid or escape by speed, cleverness, trickery Encounter (verb) to come upon or meet with, especially unexpectedly

43 Equivalent (adjective) equal in value, measure, force, effect, significance Erupt (verb) to burst forth To eject matter (like volcanoes and geysers)

44 Esteem (verb) to regard highly or favorably, regard with respect Evolve (verb) to develop gradually To give off or emit as odors or vapors

45 Exaggerate (verb) to magnify beyond the limits of truth; overstate Excel (verb) to surpass others or be superior in some respect or area; do extremely well


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