7-3 Vocab

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Abdicate

v. to surrender or remove

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abduct

v. kidnap

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abhor

v. hate/dislike

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abnormal

adj. not usual

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abrasion

n. irritation

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abrupt

adj. not expected

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abscond

v. run away

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absolve

v. to be declared not guilty

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absorbing

adj. intriguing

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abstain

v. stop from doing something

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averse

adj. disagree

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avert

v. turn away

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avocation

n. side jobs

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adapt

v. to adjust

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addicted

adj. a habit

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adequate

adj. a good amount

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adherent

n. a loyal supporter

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adjacent

adj. close to

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adjoin

nearby, border

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adjourn

v. put off, postpone

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advent

n. arrival

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adversary

n. enemy

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adverse

adj. dislike

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antecedents

n. passed relatives

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antedate

v. a date before the valid date, come before in date

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postdate

v. a date after the valid date

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ante meridiem

adj. before noon

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post meridiem

adj. after noon

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anteroom

n. waiting room, lobby

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postgraduate

adj. studying after graduating college

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postmortem

n. studying a body after death, discussion after an event

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postscript

n. (p.s.) side note on the end of a letter/note

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bicameral

adj. two legislative houses

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bicentennial

n. two hundredth anniversary

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biennial

adj. occurring every two years

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semiannual

adj. occurring every half a year, or twice a year

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bimonthly

adj. occurring every two months

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semimonthly

adj. occurring every half a month, or twice a month

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bilateral

adj. having 2 sides

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bilingual

adj. speaking two languages, written in two languages

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bipartisan

adj. representing 2 political parties

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bisect

v. divide into 2 equal parts

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semicircle

n. half a circle

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semiconscious

adj. not fully conscious

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semidetached

adj. partly detached

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semiskilled

adj. partly skilled

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emigrate

v. move out of a country to live in another

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immigrate

v. move into a foreign country permanently

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eminent

adj. standing out

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imminent

adj. about to occur

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enervate

v. lessen the strength of

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erosion

n. gradual wearing away

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evoke

bring out

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invoke

v. call for help/protection

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excise

v. remove by cutting out

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incise

v. cut into, carve

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exclusive

adj. shutting out

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inclusive

adj. including all services

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exhibit

v. display

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inhibit

v. hold in check

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expel

v. force out

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impel

v. drive on

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implicate

v. involve

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impugn

v. attack as false

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incarcerate

v. imprison

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inscribe

v. engrave, write

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insurgent

n. rebel, adj. rebellious

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extracurricular

adj. outside the regular curriculum

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extraneous

adj. not essential

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extravagant

adj. excessive, wasteful

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intramural

adj. within the walls or boundaries

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intraparty

adj. within a party

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intrastate

adj. within a state

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intravenous

adj. within the veins

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intercede

v. intervene on behalf of another

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intercept

v. interrupt

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interlinear

adj. inserted between lines already printed/written

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interlude

n. a period of time between 2 events

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intermediary

n. go-between, mediator

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intermission

n. pause between activity

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intersect

v. cross

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interurban

adj. between cities

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intervene

v. come between, settle a quarrel

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incontrovertible

adj. certain

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hostile

adj. unfriendly

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controversy

n. disagreement, debate

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contrary

adj. opposite in meaning

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con

adv. on the negative side

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contraband

n. smuggled goods

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contravene

v. violate

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counter

adv. opposite direction

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countermand

v. cancel an order

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illegible

adj. hard to read

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illiterate

adj. unable to read/write

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illogical

adj. not observing the rules of logic

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immaculate

adj. absolutely clean

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immature

adj. not fully developed

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impunity

n. state of being not punished; freedom

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inaccessible

adj. unreachable

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incessant

adj. continuing without interruption; constant

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