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adj.
remarkable
outstanding

n.
a person of distinction
a well-known person
notable
Devon received a movie coupon for his notable actions...helping a teacher in need.
adj.
chosen by election
optional

n. an optional course in a curriculum
elective
Skateboarding is an elective, and not a required course.
n.
a basic set of laws and principals by which a country is organized
general, physical or mental make-up of a person
constitution
wacky kids are just too emotional to have a strong constitution.

The United States Constitution
adj.
not straight
roundabout
not straightforward
secondary
indirect
sometimes I try to be direct, but instead, I just give hints instead.
n.
a person who pretends to be something that he or she is not.
hypocrite
Mark is such a hypocrite. He says he doesn't like the nerdie star wars, but yesterday I caught him in the gym lockerroom and he was wearing star wars underwear.
n.
the practice of forcing one group of people to live apart, and to use separate schools and facilities.
segregation
a long time ago, black and white people were segregated. They could not ride the same bus to school.
n.
an order or act forbidding some proposed action

v.
to prevent
to prohibit
veto
I veto the notion/belief that women can lift as much weight as men do.
adj.
uncertain
not clearly defined
without clear limits or boundaries
indefinite
the amount of time I was on the roller coaster seemed indefinite, but it was only 20 seconds.
adj.
sensible
practical
cautious
thrifty
prudent
How do you decide what is more prudent? Should I buy one pair of Addidas or two pairs of sneakers from Payless Shoes?
adj.
of or having to do with justice, judges, or courts of law
judicial
the judicial process involves a hearing with a judge to listen to both parties.