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ACCEDE
V.AGREE;CONSENT
When I asked my teacher if I might change my topic, he acceded to my request.
ACCORD
n.agreement;harmony
Though we are in accord on our goals are, we differ on how to achieve them.
COMPACT
n.agreement;understanding.
The states bordering on the River have entered into a compact for the water.
COMPATIBLE
adj.able to exist together in harmony.
Ms.R and her husband our compatible, they both love football.
COMPROMISE
n.settlement reached by both sides.
The UAW and GM have to find a comprise on wages and insurance costs.
CONFORM
v. be in agreement or harmony with.
Many girls conform to the newest style, like wearing Ugg boots in the summer.
CONSISTENT
adj.keeping to the same principles. no contradiction.
English 11 is consistent with weekly vocabulary words given on Monday.
CORRESPOND
v. be in harmony;match fit
The rank of 2nd lieutenant in the Army corresponds to same rank in the Navy.
DOVETAIL
v. to fit together with, so as to form a harmononious whole;interlock.
Chris's skill as a writer dovetailed Mike's talent as an artist, making a great comic.
RECONCILE
v. cause to be friendly again;bring back to harmony.
After the girls fight, they refused to talk or reconcile with each other.
ALTERCATION
n.noisy, angry dispute,quarrel-fight.
The two girls had an altercation over the boy.
ANTAGONIZE
v.make an enemy of;arouse the hostility of.
The criminal antagonized the officer by not being agreeable.
DISCORD
n.disagreement;strife.
John put an end to the discord by making the two come to a comprise.
DISCREPANCY
n.difference, disagreement,inconsistent.
There was a discrepancy between the amount of money deposited and the amount shown on the statement.
DISSENT
Differ in opinion;disagree;object.
The jury was hung due to the one juror's dissent.
EMBROIL
v.involvei in conflict
Being a leader sometimes can cause embroilment among your peers.
ESTRANGE
v. turn (someone) from affection to dislike; make unfriendly;alienate.
The estranged husband was not welcome at the grandparents home.
FRICTION
n.conflict of ideas between persons or parties of opposing views;disagreement.
At the student council meeting there was friction between the two groups discussing the homecoming events.
IRRECONCILABLE
adj. unable to to be brought into friendly accord or understanding; hostile beyond reconciling-no agreement.
The relationship between the estranged couple has become irreconcilable.
LITIGATION
n.lawsuit;act or process of a lawsuit.
The man who slipped and fell insisted on having litigation instead of settling out of court.