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Warm-Up # 4 Test

TermDefinition
A picture is worth a thousand words A picture tells a story just as well as, if not better than, a lot of written words.
Leap of faith meaning An act of believing in or attempting something whose existence or outcome cannot be proved.
In a jam To be in a difficult or problematic situation
Blood is thicker than water An expression that the bonds of family are stronger than bonds between people who are not related.
Role Model A person whose behavior in a particular role is copied by other
Folk hero someone who is admired for their achievements by the ordinary people of a particular region
Indispensable (adjective) Necessary, essential, vitally important
Adapt To change your behavior so that it is easier to live in a particular place or situation
Adept A highly skilled or well-trained person : someone who is adept at something
Adopt To take a child of other parents legally as your own child
Consistent (adjective) Always acting or behaving in the same way
Oxymoron A combination of words that have opposite or very different meanings
Obsess (verb) Think about all the times; be preoccupied with, often to a troubling degree
Obsession (noun) Someone or something that a person thinks about constantly or frequently
Cameo (noun) A small role in a movie, play, etc., that is performed by a well-known actor
Circu- (root word) Around
Ecstatic (adjective) Very happy or excited : feeling or showing ecstasy
Designated (verb) To officially choose (someone or something) to do or be something : to officially give (someone or something) a particular role or purpose
Suffrage (noun) The right to vote in an election
Suffragist (noun) A person in the past who worked to get voting rights for people who did not have them
Illuminate(adjective) brightened with light
Formative (adjective) Used to describe the time when someone or something is growing or being formed
Unparalleled (adjective) Having no equal : better or greater than anyone or anything else
Diversion (noun) something that takes attention away from what is happening
Auto- (Prefix) "self"
Bio-(Root word) "life"
Graph- (Root word) "Writing"
Entitlement (noun) The condition of having a right to have, do, or get something
Out- (Prefix) “Further” or “going further”
Created by: austinkimpi