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statute
a law; a rule
Asterisk
a star like mark(*) used in printng
brochure
a pamphlet
discredit
to fail to believe; to cause doubt
recession
an act of withdrawing or going back
hypothetical
supposed or believable but not necessarily true
Thesis
an argument or suppostion to be defended
perspective
point of view
jurisdiction
authority or power
bibliography
a list of books or essays on a particular subject or by particular author
denounce
to condemn openly
Galvanized
to arouse suddenly, as if by electric shock
Bilingual
able to use two languages well; written or spoken in two languages
deficlent
lacking some essential quality
infamous
having a bad reputation; famous for bad things
Biograohical
having to do woth a person's life
satirical
using irony and wit to attack ideas,people, or customs
Dissuade
to persuade someone not to do somthing; to discourage
fluent
able to use language easily and skillfully; flowing smoothly; effortlessly
chronological
arranged in the order in which things happen
denounce
accuse
galvanized
arouse suddenly
bilgual
use two languages
deficient
incomplete
infamous
famous for bad things
biographical
dealing with a persons life
satirical
sarcastic
dissuade
to discourge
fluent
effortlessly
chronologiacal
arrange in order to happen
Ideologies
principal beliefs or opions
Ponderous
large,heavy,and clumsy,dull and tiresome
Applicable
appropriate; suitable to be applied
Premature
Too soon;too early; before the proper time
Immaterial
Not important or relevant;not made of matter;spirtial
Tentative
Subject to change; uncertain
Inconvenient
Not convenient; dufficult to do
Trivial
not important
Optimistic
expecting the best
purceptible
Noticeable
Clamber
to scramble
Culable
not able to be reckoned beforehand
Acclaim
Loud applause
Influential
Powerful
Perennial
enduring; a plant that lasts through ll the seasons for many years
affimation
something asserted as true
Affected
influenced; stirred emotionally
Priority
precedence; to come before
Prominence
state of being prominent or standing out
Circumscribe
to restirct; to limit
Frenzied
wildly excited
Haphazard
not planned
dubious
causing doubt
Grueling
Very trying
Unkempt
untidy
Volatile
changeableable
Equation
A process of making equal
Essence
Extract of a substance
Liability
Disadvantage or drawback
Vanity
The quality of being or conceited
Virtual
useful;practial
paramount
supreme;dominant
collaborate
to work together
depict
to picturein words; to represent in picture or sculpture
transcribe
to produce awritten or typed copy from another form, such as oral speech or shorthand notes
disrupt
to diturb or interfere with the order or progress of; to break apart
autonomous
self-governing; independent
collective
gathered into a whole; any joint enterprise, especially a collective farm and those who work together on it
functional
pertaining to something that exists in effect, though not in name or fact
reluctant
unwilling; not eager
nimble
lihgt and quick
connives
coperate secretly
ravcous
harsh
convey
send from one place
Skeptical
doubtful
discreet
modest
transpire
occur
instigate
to cause
wry
humorous
intimidate
to frighten
alteration
change or adjustment
iniative
ablilty to think or act without urging
irretrievable
unable to be recover
amends
wrong or injury
intervention
change
medley
mixtuer of things not usually placed together
reprimand
object to
indivisible
separated
promendes
walk or stroll
drastic
harsh
retract
to recant
surpass
to excel
agility
quickness
susceptible
influenced easily
veneer
thin layer of wood
dwindle
decrease
wary
on gaurd
exasperate
annoy
nonchalant
casually indifferent
elapsed
to slip away
collateral
parallel in rank time
emerges
come into view
comply
rule
expand
to spend
condolence
sympathy
immunity
set value
contaminate
pollute
immunity
state of being free from
maintenance
livlihood
depreciate
to belittle