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English Final Exam Vocab
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Education
9th Grade
06/03/2013

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degrading
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humiliating
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demure
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shy/modest
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dormant
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inactive
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refurbished
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restored to like new
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retreat
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to fall back
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revolutionary
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support for radical change or innovation
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sensibilities
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ability to feel or percive
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subjective
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personal perspective
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xenophobic
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fear of the unfamiliar
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inciting
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encourage or to stir up
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indoctrination
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teach partition/sectarian
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erant
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straying from propercure
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floundering
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messing around
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wan
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tired
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demerit
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blaming/fault
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inconspicious
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not clearly visable
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pseudo
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false
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sanctuary
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safe place
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porentous
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sinister/threatening
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perilous
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full of danger or risk
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piteous
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deserving pity/pathetic
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reverence
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deep respect for
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prodigious
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unnatural or abnormal
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melancholy
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sad
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enquire
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ask about
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disposition
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state of readiness
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enmored
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foolish fondness
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valiant
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bravery
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predilection
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bias/ special liking
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cunning
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sly, shrewd, crafty
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illict
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forbiden law
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suffiecnt
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enough
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vexation
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annoyed, frustrated, worried
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naive
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believe what told without question, lack of experience
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erratic
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unpredictable
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gaze
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look at with fixed attention
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posse
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group of people
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tenement
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dwelling,living space, divided, for rent
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grimly
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stern, no compromise
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insistent
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urgent, pressing
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efficent
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achieving maximum productivity
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coherent
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logicaly ordered
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jargon
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langauge particular to a group
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sullen
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sulky, gloomy
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recumbent
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rest/ lying down
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morose
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sullen, ill tempered
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elaborate
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complex, detailed
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mollify
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appease anger of someone
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pugnacious
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eager to fight
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contorted
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twist or bend out of shape
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decisive
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determined, no question
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aprrehensive
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anxious, fearful,afraid
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profound
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cery great deep, intense
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vial
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small glass or plastic vessel or bottle used to store medicine, liquids
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