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magnitude (noun)
mag'ni-tood
greatness of size or importance
bipartisan (adjective)
bi-par'ti-zen
supported by members of two parties
symmetrical (adjective)
sim-met'met'ri'kel
balanced in physical size or form
centennial (noun)
sen-ten'e-el
one-hundred-year anniversary; a period of one hundred years
ambivalence (noun)
am-biv'e-lens
existing of mixed or conflicting feelings

Iv'e felt ambivalence in my life for the last 6 months.
monopoly (noun)
me-nop'e-le
exclusive possession or control
perenial ( adjective)
pe-ren'e-el
occuring again and again; lasting constantly
unanimity (noun)
yoo'nim-i-te
complete agreement

If the group cannot reach unanimity, the assignment will bacome an F.
disintegrate (verb)
dis-in'ti-grat'
to separate into small parts
trivial (adjective)
triv'e-el
unimportant; silly

Heresay is a trivial issue in the world today.
annals (noun) an'elz
a written record of events
decimate (verb)
des'e-mat
to destroy or kill a large part of
ambivalence (noun)
am-biv'e-lens
existing of mixed or conflicting feelings

Iv'e felt ambivalence in my life for the last 6 months.
unilateral (adjective)
yoo'ne-lat'er-el
arbitrary; one sided; relating to only one side or part.
ambivalence (noun)
am-biv'e-lens
existing of mixed or conflicting feelings

Iv'e felt ambivalence in my life for the last 6 months.
trilogy (noun)
tril'e-je
a group of three books, plays or stories
magnitude (noun)
mag'ni-tood
greatness of size or importance
bilingual (adjective)
bi-ling'gwel
having or speaking two languages

The boy was bilingual, but his friend was not.
ambivalence (noun)
am-biv'e-lens
existing of mixed or conflicting feelings

Iv'e felt ambivalence in my life for the last 6 months.
duplicity (noun)
doo-plis'i-te
deceitfulness; double-dealing

Kayla's duplicity was revealed when she started to lie about everything.
magnanimous (adjective)
mag-nan'e-mes
noble; above revenge or resentment
decade (noun)
dek'ad
a ten-year period
metric (adjective, noun)
met'rik
referring to a measurement system based on grams and meters (adjective)
monarchy (noun)
mon'er-ke
a state ruled by a king, queen,or emperor.

Saudia Arabia is a monarchy.
centigrade (adjective)
sen'ti-grad
referring to a temperture scale based on one hundred degrees
dilemma (noun)
di-lem'e
problem; different choice between equally bad things

Dalicia had the dilemma of either quiting a morning job or school.
ambiguous (adjective)
am-big'yoo-es
not clear; having two or more meanings

The ambiguous book was difficult for the child to read.
integrity (noun)
in-teg-ri-te
honesty; good moral character