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14A-050514 Vocabulary Words

abstain (v.) to stay away from doing something by one's own choice
accommodate 1.Be agreeable or acceptable to. 2.Make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose.
allegiance 1.(n.)the loyalty or obligation owed to a government, nation, cause, etc. 2.The act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action.
amalgamate (v.) to unite; to combine elements into a unified whole
append (v.) to attach or add as a supplement or extra item
commemorate (v.) to preserve, honor, or celebrate the memory of
enumerate (v.) to count; to name one by one, list
exalt (v.) to make high in rank, power, character, or quality; to fill with pride, joy, or noble feeling; to praise, to honor
extort (v.) to obtain by violence, misuse of authority or threats
far-fetched (adj.) strained or improbable (in the sense of not being logical or believable), going far afield from a topic
glum sad, unhappy, gloomy and miserable
replica (n) A copy or reproduction, especially one on a smaller scale than the original.
responsive (adj.) answering or replying; reacting readily to requests, suggestions, etc.; showing interest and understanding
sanctuary (n.) a sacred or holy place; refuge or protection from capture or punishment; a place of refuge or protection
self-seeking 1.selfishly ambitious, opportunistic, gold-digging 2.serving only in one's own interests
submissive (adj.) humbly obedient; tending to give in to authority, obeying without protest
tally (v.) to count up; to keep score; to make entries for reckoning; to correspond or agree; n. a total or score
taskmaster (n.) one whose job it is to assign work to others; one who uses his or her power to make people work very hard
transform (v.) to change completely in appearance or form; to make into something else
upheaval (n.) a sudden, violent upward movement; great disorder or radical change
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