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RCH Vc Fall B 1-7

(verb) to stray from an established course, standard, or principle deviate
The road construction forced me to ________ [stray] from my usual route home. deviate
The math teacher ________ed [strayed] from the original topic of her lesson by taking a minute to talk to her students about hygiene. deviate
(noun) a limit that controls the way you can do something parameter
My parents have set strict ________s [limits] regarding what I am allowed to watch on TV. parameter
The ________s [limits] of a family’s income and budget determine how much they can spend. parameter
(verb) 1. to accept or admit the existence or truth of; 2. to recognize the fact, importance, or quality of acknowledge
It took a few centuries for people to finally ________ [accept] that the Earth revolves around the sun. acknowledge
During the award ceremony, the high school English teacher was ________ed [recognized] for her hard work and dedication. acknowledge
(adjective) unable to be avoided, evaded, or escaped; unavoidable; certain to happen inevitable
When he saw the F on his paper, he knew that summer school was ________ [unavoidable]. inevitable
She had known it was ________ [unavoidable] that her baby boy would grow up, but she still cried at his graduation ceremony because he had grown up so fast. inevitable
(noun) a choice; the power or right to choose option
In our school students have many special area or elective ________s [choices]. option
She had the ________ [choice] of getting a summer job or taking a vacation. option
(noun) 1. rank: the comparative position or standing of somebody or something in a society or other group; 2. condition: a condition that is subject to [likely to] change status
Some people believe the richer a person is, the higher ________ [rank] he/she has. status
A hospital reports the ________ [condition] of their patients telling how they are doing. This patient’s ________ [condition] is critical, or very serious. status
(verb) not to be harmed or affected by (something); survive; to stand against; to oppose successfully withstand
G-Shock watches are designed to ________ [survive] hard knocks and vibrations. withstand
The Golden Gate Bridge was built to ________ [survive] winds of more than 100 MPH and was designed to sway 27.7 feet to ________ [survive] earthquakes. withstand
(verb) to become known or apparent; to come out; to rise or appear from a hidden or unknown place or condition emerge
There is growing evidence that the economy is finally ________ing [coming out] from recession. emerge
We watched as the butterfly ________ed [came out] from its cocoon. emerge
(verb) to correspond; to happen at the same time; to agree or be the same coincide
The event ________s [corresponds] with his birthday party. coincide
They got along well because their viewpoints ________ed [agreed]. coincide
(verb) 1. to do what someone wants, often by providing them with something; 2. to fit; to have enough space somewhere for a number of things or people; 3. to provide someone with a place to live or stay accommodate
Our houseguest does not eat meat, and we were happy to ________ [provide for] her by cooking vegetarian meals. accommodate
To ________ [fit] the large class size, we will need more desks in this classroom. accommodate
Olympic Villages are capable of ________ing [housing] about 3,000 athletes. accommodate
(adjective) covering completely; in-depth, full comprehensive
She did a ________ [in-depth] study on the average water temperatures of the city’s river in the summertime. comprehensive
The state test will show the students’ ________ [complete] abilities in math and language arts. comprehensive
(verb) to change to fit a new situation adapt
Some homes must be ________ed [changed] to allow access for people with disabilities. adapt
Many animals ________ [change] their coloring to match their environment. adapt
(adjective) 1. adequately courteous and polite; 2. having to do with the lives and problems of citizens civil
Even though the candidates were on opposing sides, they were very ________ [polite] towards each other. civil
The ________ War got its name because it was between two groups of citizens of the same country. civil
(verb) to forbid (not allow) by law; to hinder (stop) or prevent something from happening prohibit
Smoking is ________ed [not allowed] in restaurants in Michigan. prohibit
During Prohibition (1919-1933) the use or sale of alcohol was ________ed [not allowed] in the United States. prohibit
(verb) to make a small change adjust
I had to ________ [change] my schedule when my teacher gave me additional homework. adjust
My body will have to make quite an ________ment [change] to adapt to the different time zone when I travel to China. adjust
(noun) something that exists or happens, usually something unusual phenomenon
The formation of lightning is a ________ [an event] still not completely understood. phenomenon
After observing the odd ________ [happenings] in the haunted house, the owner quickly moved out. phenomenon
(verb) to change appearance, character or situation transform
The old barn was ________ed [changed] into a beautiful house when the new owners moved in and renovated it. transform
The map of Europe has undergone some major ________ations [changes] in the past centuries because of wars and conquests. transform
(adjective) something that is unclear or uncertain; capable of being understood in multiple ways ambiguous
The book summary used an ________ [unclear] sentence when it said that, “Charlotte’s Web is a book about a pig that is saved from being killed by a spider named Charlotte.” ambiguous
The invitation was ________ [unclear] about the time the party started, so a lot of the guests arrived too early or too late. ambiguous
(noun) tool: a useful piece of equipment, usually a specially shaped object designed to do a particular task; (verb) carry out or fulfill something: to put something into effect or action implement
My mother has a large collection of gardening ________s [tools]. implement
________ (noun) The ________ of an activity, topic, or piece of work is the whole area that it deals with or includes or its extent. scope
The ________ [extent] of the material covered in this book is quite extensive [very large]. scope
This graphic illustrates the ________ [extent] of the problem of illiteracy in America. scope
(noun) a comparison of two unrelated things based on their being alike in some way(s) analogy
The science teacher used the ________ [comparison] of an aquarium’s water circuit to explain the electric circuit which students were studying. analogy
An ________ [a comparison] can show the relationship between two pairs of words. analogy
(adjective) always behaving or happening in a similar, especially positive, way; regular consistent
The Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl ________ly [regularly] for five years in a row. consistent
With ________ [regular] exercise, and a better diet, I lost 100 pounds! consistent
(noun) a system of rules about the correct way to act in formal situations; a written agreement protocol
The school has to follow proper ________ [written agreement] when handling discipline issues. protocol
There is a specific ________ [system of rules] that must be followed when the president is inaugurated [sworn into office]. protocol
(verb) to combine one thing with another; to unite; to combine parts to make a whole integrate
Many foreign words such as "sofa," from Arabic, have been ________ed [combined] into the English language. integrate
In the 1950’s and 60’s civil rights leaders and the American Civil Liberties Union worked tirelessly to ________ [combine] black and white students in public schools. integrate
(verb) to prove that something is true; to check whether or not something is true by examination, investigation, or comparison verify
The teacher checked our math problems to ________ [check] that we did them correctly. verify
The scientists researched the chemicals to ________ [prove] that they were the right ones for their experiment. verify
(verb) 1. behave forcefully: to exercise your power and influence in an obvious way; 2. to state clearly and strongly that something is true assert
He reached out to shake hands before the job interview. This showed his ________iveness [confidence]. assert
The prisoner ________ed [declared] his innocence even though the evidence suggested he was guilty. assert
(verb) 1. to form or mark differently from other such things; distinguish; 2. to change; alter differentiate
She wanted to ________ [distinguish] her iPhone from everyone else’s, so she bought a case that looked like bamboo. differentiate
The photographer ________ed [changed] the images by using different filters to create a colorful effect. differentiate
(adjective) adequate for the purpose; enough sufficient
The fingerprint found on the drinking glass was ________ [enough] to match the prints with a known criminal and solve the case. sufficient
Ramen noodles don’t make a great dinner, but sometimes they’re ________ [enough] when you don’t have much time to cook. sufficient
(verb) 1. to make something easy or possible; 2. to assist the progress of facilitate
The funding [$] will help ________ [make possible] the development of green technologies. facilitate
His tutoring helped ________ [assist the progress of] my entrance in to college. facilitate
(verb) to use (something) for a particular purpose utilize
Parents expect their children to ________ [use] their brains for studying and learning. utilize
We must be cautious about how we ________ [use] our natural resources. utilize
(verb) 1. to find an answer or solution to differing positions; 2. to decide to do something and be determined to do it resolve
The referee attempted to ________ [solve] the argument between the two players. resolve
After suffering from many health issues, he ________ed [decided] to quit smoking. resolve
(noun) an opinion about whether a person, group, or idea is good or bad which influences how you deal with it bias
It is not uncommon for gender ________ [prejudice] to result in more men than women being promoted to higher-paying positions. bias
Studies indicate that racial ________ [prejudice] causes some NBA referees to call more fouls on players with different skin color. bias
(adjective) shared by each of two or more people or things mutual
My brother and I have several ________ [shared] friends on Facebook. mutual
These scientists have a ________ [shared] interest in paleontology. mutual
(noun) entry or approach; (verb) to find a way to enter or approach a place; to get information access
The robber gained ________ [entry] into the building by breaking a window. access
Landlocked countries cannot ________ [approach] other countries by sea and have more difficulty trading. access
(noun) 1. the quality of being honest and fair; 2. the state of being complete, or undivided integrity
A person who acts with ________ [honesty and fairness] does what is honest and fair even when it is difficult. integrity
Students at MSU held a multicultural festival to celebrate and preserve their cultural ________ [unity]. integrity
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