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a law; a rule; a rugulation
statute
a starlike mark (*)used in printing
asterisk
a pamphlet
brochure
to fail to believe; to damage the reputation of
discredit
an act of withdrawling or going back
recession
supposed or believable but not necessarily true
hypothetical
an argument or supposition to be defended
thesis
point of view
perspective
authority of power
jurisdiciton
a list of books or essays on a particular subject or by a partucular author
bibliography
to condemn openly; to accuse formally;
denounce
to arouse suddenly;
galvanize
able to use two languages well
bilingual
lacking some essential quality
deficent
having a bad reputation
infamous
having to do with a persons life
biographical
using irony and wit to attack ideas
satirical
to persuade someone not to do somethin
disuade
able to use languages easily and skillfully
fluent
arranged in the order in which things happen
chronological
the principal beliefs, opinions, or doctrines
ideologies
large, heavy, and clumsy
ponderous
appropiate
applicable
too soon
permature
not important or relevant
immaterial
subject to change
tentative
not convienent
inconvienent
not important
trivial
expecting the best
optimistic
noticiable
perceptible
to scramble
clamber
not able to be reckoned beforehand
incalculable
loud applause
acclaim
having or exerting influence
influential
perpetual
perennial
something asserted as true
affirmation
influenced
affected
precedence
priority
the state or quality
prominence
to restrict
crcumscribe
wildly excited
vanity
left to chance
dubious
causeing doubt
grueling
exhausting
liability
not neat
unkempt
explosive
equation
a statement of equality
volatile
the fundamental nature of something
frenzied
something for which someone is legally responsible
haphazard
the quality of being vain or conceited
essence
useful
collaborate
cheif in importance
autonomous
to work together
depict
to picture in words
functional
to produce a written or typed copy from another form
functional
to disturb or interfere
collective
self-governing
paramount
gathered into a whole
reluctant
pertaining to something that exists in effect
transrcibe
not eager
disrupt
deft; light and quick
nimble
to cooperate secretly
connives
rough sounding and harsh
raucous
to carry or send from one place to another
convey
inclined to doubt
skeptical
careful in speech and action
discreet
to happen; to occur
transpire
to urge on
instigate
cleverly humourous
wry
to frighten
intimidate
the process of adjusting or changing
intervention
a first step or movement toward something
initiative
unable to be recovered
irretrievable
something done or paid to amke up for an insult
amends
an act of coming between in order to stop
alteration
a mixture of things that are not usually placed together
medley
a severe rebuke or scolding
reprimand
not capable of being divided or separated
indivisible
a leisurely walk or stroll
promenades
severe
drastic
to draw back or in
retract
to excel
surpass
an ability to move quicklyand easily
agility
easily influenced or affected
susceptible
a thin layer of valuable wood put over other wood
veneer
to become less and less
dwindle
on guard against danger or deception
wary
to irritate or annoy greatly
exasperate
apparently unconcerned or uninterested
nonchalant
to slip away or to pass
elapsed
anything that guarentees the fulfillment of a loan or obligation
collateral
to come into view
emerges
to act in recordance of a request, custom, or role
comply
to use up
expend
sympathy for someone's grief or sorrow
condolence
to determine the rate of charge or the amount to be paid
assess
to pollute
contaminate
the state of being free from
immunity
support or upkeep of something
maintenance
to lessen in value or price
derpreciate