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2.conducive
contributing to,leeding to.
the education is conducive to better life
14.extract
to pull out/to draw out.
the dentist extracted my bad tooth
10.abstain
not to do something by choice/not to vote.
Muslims abstain from eating pork.
13.disraught
crazy with worry.
she was distraugh by the death of her husband.
22.transcend
to comeover/to go above limits.
to transcend the challenge of the college couses you need to workd hard.
20.circumspect
careful/coution/considering result of action.
I was cercumspect last night when I was walking in the deserted street.
17.inadvertently
unintentionaly/by accident
I unadvertently didn't return in one of my home work assignment.sorry!
8.status puo
the exiting condition/present state of things.
we will vote for new president because we don't want to keep the status quo.
19.circumscribe
to limit/to restrict/to enclose.
the Rhode Island is circumscribed by Atlantic Ocean.
11.tenable
capable of being defended/logical.
the army must retreat to tenable position when it is under atack.
3.deduction
something subtracted from a total.
if you are single and don't have dependents there might be more deductions from your pay check.
9.staunch
faithful/firmly support/healthy/strong.
many staunch party members won't stand by the president in the next election.
5.eject
to free to leave/to expel.
the troublemaker was ejected from the party.
7.stature
level of achievement and honor/phsical heigght.
My father is a man of a great stature in the society
15.retract
to withdraw a promise or statement/to pull something back.
condidates always retreat from their promises.
16.adverseray
opponant/foe.
Bush and Al Gore were adverseary in the last presidental election.
1.abduction
kidnaping.
the kidnaped child's mother was very sad.
12.tenacious
firmly holding/gripping/retaining.
he made a tenaciou effort to finish the gargantuan project.
4.dejected
depressed, downcast.
he dejectely sat on the floor,when he heard he failed the test.
23.transformation
complete change.
some political parties make promises that they will make transformation if they win the election.
18.perverse
contrary/determined not to do what is expected or right.
in a perverse attitude, he did not greet me when came to my home.
transitory
short-lived/existing briefly/passing.
My doctor did not prescripe any medicine when I got a cold last week, he told me it was transitory.
21.circumvetn
to avoid/to outwit.
some criminals don't tel the truth about their cases to circumvent the law.