Vocabulary-Chapter 3

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(n.) one of two or more possibilities; (adj.) being a choice between two or more things

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blithely

(adv.) with little care

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bungle

(v.) to perform a task clumsily

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condemn

(v.) to express disapproval of

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contend

(v.) to compete in a contest

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decoy

(n.) lure; (v.) to entice

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establish

(v,) to prove

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indirect

(adj.) straying from a straight path

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irate

(adj.) very angry

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leeway

(n.) a degree of freedom

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nebulous

(adj.) hazy; vague

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occurrence

(n.) a event

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opposition

(n.) a resistance

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proportion

(n.) ratio; (v.) to adjust in size

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provoke

(v.) to make angry

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ransack

(v.) to plunder or rummage

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reconcile

(v.) to become friendly again

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resolution

(n.) a decision

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sulk

(v.) to be silent/distant angrily

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vulgar

(adj.) course, crude

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c. amass

(v.) to gather

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c. convey

(v.) to express

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c. hover

(v.) to hang in the air

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c. mediate

(v.) to intervene for peace

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c. revert

(v.) to return

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