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ADAPT
VERB to change so as to fit a new or specific use or situation <adapt to life in a new school>
ADOPT
VERB to take legally as one's own child <adopted a baby girl>
ADVERSE
ADJECTIVE acting in an opposite direction <adverse winds>
ADVICE
NOUN an opinion or suggestion offered about a decision or course of conduct
ADVISE
VERB to give advice to : COUNSEL <advised them to save their money> b : RECOMMEND 3 <advised caution>
AFFECT
VERB to produce a significant influence upon or change in <paralysis affected his limbs>
AVERSE
ADJECTIVE having an active and strong dislike <averse to exercise>
CONTINUAL
ADJECTIVE continuing without interruption <days of continual sunshine>
CONTINUOUS
ADJECTIVE continuing without a stop
DESCENT
NOUN a downward step (as in station or value)
DISINTERESTED
ADJECTIVE free from selfish interest <was disinterested in sports>
DISSENT
VERB to differ in opinion : DISAGREE
EFFECT
NOUN an event, condition, or state of affairs that is produced by a cause <the effect of climate on growth>
FORMALLY
ADVERB relating to, suitable for, or being an event requiring elegant dress and manners <she was formally introduced>
FORMERLY
ADVERB at an earlier time; previously
MORAL
NOUN the lesson to be learned from a story or an experience
MORALE
NOUN the mental and emotional condition (as of enthusiasm, spirit, or loyalty) of an individual or a group with regard to a task or goal to be accomplished
PERSECUTION
NOUN the act or practice of persecuting (to treat continually in a way meant to be cruel or harmful)
PRECEDE
VERB to be, go, or come before (as in rank, position, or time)
PREPOSITION
NOUN a word or group of words that combines with a noun or pronoun to form a phrase that usually acts as an adverb, adjective, or noun <"with" in "the house with the red door" is a preposition>
PROCEED
VERB a : to carry on an action, process, or movement b : to be in the process of being done <the work is proceeding well>
PROPOSITION
NOUN something offered to be thought about or accepted : PROPOSAL <a business proposition>
PROSECUTION
NOUN the act or process of prosecuting; especially : the bringing and continuance of a criminal case
RESPECTFULLY
ADVERB marked by or showing respect <she treated him respectfully>
RESPECTIVELY
ADVERB each in the order given <John and Mary were 12 and 13 years old respectively>
UNINTERESTED
ADJECTIVE not interested : not paying attention