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Statue
a law rule a regulation
asterisk
starlike mark used in printing
brochure
a pamphlet
discredit
to fail to believe to cause doubt
recession
an act of withdrawiong or going back to
hypothetical
suppoed or believable but not necessarily true
thesis
an argument or supposition
perspective
point of view the effects of distan or depth on the apperance of objects
jurisdiction
authoriry or power the limits or territory
bibliography
a list of books or essays on a particular subject or by a particular author
denounce
to condemn openly
galvanized
to arouse suddenly as if by electric shock
bilingual
able to use two languages well
deficient
lacking some essential quality
infamous
having a bad reputation
biographical
having to do with a person;s life
satirical
using irony and wit to attack ideas
dissuade
to persuade someone not to do somehting
fluent
able to use language easily and skillyfully
chronological
arranged int he order in which things happen
ideologies
the principal beliefs opinions or doctrines of a prticular individual
ponderus
large heavy and clumsy
applicable
appropriate
premature
too soon too early
immaterial
not important or relevant
tentaive
subject to change
incovenient
not convenient not suitable to plans
trival
not important
optimistic
expecting the best
perceptible
noticeable observable
clamber
to scramble
incaculable
not able to be reckoned beforehand
acclaim
loud applause praise
influential
having or exerting influence
perennial
perpetual
affirmation
something asserted as true
affected
influenced
priority
precedence
prominece
the state or quality of being promeint or standing out
circumscribe
to restrict to limit
frenzied
widly excited
haphazard
left to chance
dubious
causing doubt
grueling
exhausting
unkempt
not neat
volatile
explosive changeable fickle
equation
a statement of equality
essence
the fundamental nature of something
liability
something for which someone is legally responsible
vanity
the quality of being vain
functional
useful
paramount
chief in importance
collaborate
to work together
depict
to picture in words
ttranscrive
to produce a writeen or typed copy from another form
disrupt
to disturb or interfere with the order or progress of
autonomous
self govering
collective
gathered into a whole
virtual
pertaining to somehting that exists in effect
reluctant
not eager
nimble
deft
connive
to cooperate secretly
raucous
rough sounding
convey
to carry or send from one place to another
skeptical
inclined to odubt
discreet
careful in speech and action
transpire
to happen
instigae
to urge on
wry
cleverly humorous
intimidate
to frighten
alteration
the process of adjusting or changing
initiative
a first step or movemetn toward something
irretrivable
unable to be retrived
intervention
something done or paid to make up for an insult
amends
an act of coming between in order to stop settle or change
medley
a mixture of things that are not usually placed together
reprimand
a severe rebuke or scolding
indivisible
not capable of being divided or spearated
promenades
a leisurely walk or stroll
drastic
severe extreme harsh
retrat
to draw back or in
surpass
to excel
agility
an ability to move quickly and easily
susceptible
easily influenced
veneer
a thin layer of valuable wood put over other wood
dwindle
to become less and less
wary
on guard against danger
exasperate
to irritate or annoy
nonchalant
apparently unconcerned or uniterested
elapsed
to slip away or to pass as with time
collateral
anything that guarantees the fulfillment of a loan or obligation
emerges
to come into view
compy
to act in accordance with a request
expend
to use up
condolence
sympathy for someones grief or sorrow
assess
to determine the rate of charge or the amount to be paid
contaminate
to pollute
immunity
the state of being free from
maintenance
support or unkeep of something
depreciate
to lessen in value or in price