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adv. almost
paene
N. doubt
dubium, -i
to overwhelm
opprimo
opprimere
oppressi
oppressus
to throw out
eicio
eicere
eieci
eiectus
to seek ,look for
quaero
quaerere
quaesiri
quaesitus
to move
commoveo
commovere
commovi
commotus
M. wall ( of a house or room)
paries, parietis
we will be saved
servabimus
you are upset
commoveris
i am upset
commoveor
you will be crushed
opprimemini
(they) are being overwhelmed
opprimuntur
market revolution
ppl bought & sold goods rather than making them for their own use.
capitalism
economic system in which private businesses & individuals control the means of production- factories, machines, & land- to earn profit.
entrepreneurs
investors that risked own money in new industries- risked losing investment but earned huge profits if succeeded.
ex: Francis Cabot Lowell
(Boston Manufacturing Co.)
accost
(v.) to approach & speak to first

syn: confront
ant: avoid
animadversion
(n)a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval.

syn: rebuke
ant: compliment
avid
(adj) desirious of something to the point of greed; intesesly eager

syn:keen
ant:unenthusiastic
brackish
(adj.)having a salty taste & unpleasant to drink

syn: briny, saline
ant: fresh, clear, sweet
celerity
(n.) swiftness, rapidity of motion o r action

syn: promptness, speed
ant:slowness
devious
(adj) straying or wandering from a straight or direct course; done or acting in a shifty or underhanded way

syn:indirect, tricky
ant: direct, straightforward, open
gambit
(n) in chess, an opening move that involves risk or sacrifice of a minor piec in order to gain a later advantage; any opening move of this type
syn: ploy, maneuver
halcyon
(n.) a legendary bird identified with the king fisher; (adj) of or relating to the halcyon; calm, peaceful,; happy, golden
histrionic
(adj) pertaining to actors and their techniques; theatrical,artificial; melodramatic

syn: affected
ant: low-keyed, untheatrical
incendiary
(adj)delierately setting or causing fires; designed to start fires; tending to stir up strife or rebellion; (n.) one who deliberately sets fires; tedning to stir up strife or rebellion; (n.) one who deliberatly sets fires; arsonist;one who causes strife

syn: (adj) inflammatory,provocative (n) firebrand
ant: (adj) soothing (n) peacemaker
maelstrom
(n) whirlpool of great size and violence; a situation resembling a whirlpool in violence and destruction

syn: vortex, chaos
myopic
(adj) nearsighted lackng a broad

syn: shortsighted
ant: farsighted
overt
(adj) open not hidden revealed

syn: clear , obvious
ant: secret, concealed
pejorative
(adj) tending to make worse

ant: complimenatary
propriety
(n) the state of being proper
(pl) standards of what is proper or socially acceptable

syn: fitness, correctness
ant: unseemliness
sacrilege
(n) imporper or disrespectful treatement of somthing held sacred

syn: desecration
summarily
(adv) without delay or formality; briefly

syn: promptly
suppliant
(adj) asking humbly (n) one who makes a request hubly and earnestly
talisman
(n) an obmect that serves as a charm or is believed to confer magial powers, an amulet, fetish
undulate
(v) to move in waves or wihta wavelike motion; to have wavelike appeareance