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Vocab Book A Unit 14

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(v.) to stay away from doing something by one's own choice.   abstain  
(v.) to do a favor or service for, help out; to provide for, supply with; to have space for; to make fit or suitable.   accommodate  
(n.) the loyalty or obligation owed to a government, nation or cause.   allegiance  
(v.) to unite; to combine elements into a unified whole.   amalgamate  
(v.) to attach, add, or tack on as a supplement or extra item.   append  
(v.) to preserve, honor, or celebrate the memory of.   commemorate  
(v.) to count; to name one by one, list.   enumerate  
(v.) to make high in rank, power, character, or quality; to fill with pride, joy, or noble feeling; to praise, honor.   exalt  
(v.) to obtain by violence, misuse of authority, or threats.   extort  
(adj.) strained or improbable (in the sense of not being logical or believable), going far afield from a topic.   far-fetched  
(adj.) depressed, gloomy.   glum  
(n.) a copy, close reproduction.   replica  
(adj.) answering or replying; reacting readily to requests, suggestions, etc.; showing interest or understanding.   responsive  
(n.) a sacred or holy place; refuge or protection from capture or punishment; a place of refuge or protection.   sanctuary  
(adj.) selfishly ambitious.   self-seeking  
(adj.) humbly obedient; tending to give in to authority, obeying without protest.   submissive  
(v.) to count up; to keep score; to make entries for reckoning; to correspond or agree; (n.) a total or score.   tally  
(n.) one whose job is to assign work to others; one who uses his/her power to make people work very hard.   taskmaster  
(v.) to change completely in appearance or form; to make into something else.   transform  
(n.) a sudden, violent upward movement; great disorder or radical change.   upheaval  


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