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Abdicate
v. to give up formally
Abolish
v. to put to an end
Abridge
v. to shorten
Abstain
v. to refrain from by choice
Accustom
v. to make familiar by custom, habit or use
Allegiance
n. an obligation, a loyalty to a cause
Amend
v. to improve, to make better, to alter formally
Aspire
v. to have an ambition, to desire greatly, to strive for
Candid
adj. open, sincere, frank
Cliche
n. an overused expression
Comply
v. to act in accordance with
Convene
v. to assemble for a meeting
Democracy
n. a government by the people, for the people
Deprive
v. to take something away from, to stop from having something
Endeavor
n. a conscientious effort, attempt
v. to make an earnest attempt
Enumerate
v. to count or name one-by-one
Exclude
v. to shut out or to bar
Expire
v. to come to an end
Enumerate
v. to count or name one-by-one
Impel
v. to urge or drive forward, to force, to propel
Incapable
adj. lacking ability, unqualified
Independent
adj. free from control or influence others
Inferior
adj. lesser, lower, beneath
Infringe
v. to violate, to transgress, to encroach, to trespass
Liberty
n. freedom
Majority
n. the greater number, more than half
Migrate
v. to move from one place to another
Nominate
v. to chose as a candidate for election, appointment or honor
Participate
v. to take part in, join or share
Plagiarize
n. the act of passing off as one's own the ideas of another
Precisely
adv. exactly, highly, accurate
Prescribe
v. to set down as a rule, guide
Relinquish
v. to give up, or to let go
Resign
v. to submit, to give in, to quit
Retain
v. to keep in a fixed place. to reserve
Tangible
adj. touchable, palpable
Tradition
n. a custom, the handing down of beliefs
Transcend
v. to rise above the limits, to pass beyond, to exceed
Transient
adj. passing away with time, fleeting, stopping only briefly
Vocation
n. an occupation, a profession
Zenith
n. a high point, top, peak
Abet
v. to aid, to urge on, help especially in a crime
Involuntary
adj. not conscious