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To realize beforehand; expect; to look forward to
anticipate
To reach, achieve, gain or accomplish
attain

(ex. "attain one's goals")
To overwhelm with amazement; astonish; shock with wonder or surprise
astound
To place under obligation or unite by a legal or moral tie
bind

(ex. We are bound by good sense to obey the country's laws)
To bring forth
borne
To stop; discontinue; come to an end
cease
To hold dear, feel love for, care for tenderly, nurture
cherish
The length of time something continues or exists
duration
A foundation or basis; original or primary source
fundamental

(a fundamental idea or a fundamental principle)
To call on in prayer or to declare to be binding or in effect
invoke

("to invoke the law" or "invoke a veto")
Of great importance or consequence; extent
magnitude
strange, odd, unusual, uncommon
peculiar
To preserve from extinction or oblivion
perpetuate
Morally right or justifiable; virtuous
Righteous
To make strenuous efforts toward any goal
strive

(ex. strive for success)
Being victorious, victory, conquest, a significant success or noteworthy achievement
triumph
How many is a score?
A group of 20
To declare as sacred is to___________
consecrate
To take away from is to ______________.
detract
Take increased devotion to:
To work harder for.
"Gave the last full measure of devotion" means what?
sacrificed their lives
To die in vain means what?
To did for nothing.
Date the Gettysburg Address was given:_________________
November 19, 1863
What was the purpose of the gathering?
To dedicate a national cemetery on the ground where the Battle of Gettysburg had taken place 5 months earlier, where 3,500 soldiers were buried.
What did President Lincoln express in his speech?
His hopes for the nation