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reading vocab

anthem a song, as of praise, devotion, or patriotism
flinty unyielding; unmerciful; obdurate
expedite to speed up the progress of; hasten
intensive to make something seem extremely importaint and serious, to make something seem more like a big deal
obscure not clear to the understanding; hard to perceive
contemporary existing, occurring, or living at the same time; belonging to the same time
entice to lead on by exciting hope or desire; allure; inveigle
beneficiary a person or group that receives benefits, profits, or advantages
controversial something that can be debated over;causing debate and dispute
bedlam a scene or state of wild uproar and confusion
vigilant alertly watchful
arbitrary subject to individual will or judgment without restriction
stamina endurance
insolence rude behavior or speech
provocative to try to get someone to do something; lure
assaulted A violent physical or verbal attack
excerpt a passage or quotation taken from text
compelled to force or drive
consistent do the same thing multiple times
condone tolerate; approve of
misconstrue to misunderstand the meaning of
infracion violation
potential capable of being or becoming; possible
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