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ambiguous
(Adjective) Able to be understood in a different way, confused.
I felt ambiguous...
peruse
(Verb) To read or examine with great care.
After I perused the project syllabus...
audacious
(adjective) Daring, reckless and bold.
After I performed in my dance competition, I felt audacious...
pragmatic
(adjective) Practical.
When I organize my binder, I am being pragmatic...
analyze
(Verb) To break up something into parts to understand it better.
After I anlayzed my writing...
arduous
(adjective) Difficult to do, requiring exertion.
Even though cleaning my rat's cage is ardous, I feel better...
antithesis
(noun) The opposite of something.
maneuver
(verb) To move using strategy
(noun) A strategic move.
When he dribbled the soccor ball, he could maneuver...
protaganist
(noun) The main character in a drama, novel or story.
anomaly
(noun) A departure from the norm; a mystery.
A cold whenyou have never been sick.
extrapolate
(verb) To guess about the future based on known information.
synonym: hypothesis
antonym: a wild guess based on nothing
fallacy
(noun) a fase or mistaken idea, a misleading argument.
I realize now it was just a fallacy...
arbitrary
(adjective) Unable to use reason or listen to others.
subsequent
(adjective) Happening later, succeeding.
the cat chased the mouse, so he subsequently got tired.
quandary
(noun) A situation that is confusing or uncertain.
I was in a quandry, because I did not know if she would want...
intrinsic
(adjective) Belonging naturatlly to someone/something; inherent.
imperative
(adjective) absolutely necessary
(noun) a command
In my house, it is imperative to feed the dog everyday.
An imperative was given to the class.
formidable
(adjective) Causing dread, fear or awe.
When fireworks, exploded, the formidable sign was fantastic.