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Brenham The Pact 1-6

Brenham Eng III The Pact 1-6

TermDefinition
assimilation the process of adapting or adjusting to the culture of a group or nation
buoyantly not easily depressed cheerful
consensus general agreement
debilitating to make weak
deviations departure from a standard or norm
gauge to appraise, estimate, or jude
meticulous taking or showing extreme care about minute details; precise
pessimism tendency to see, anticipate, or emphasize only bad or undesirable outcomes or results
prognosis forecasting of the probable course and outcome of a disease, especially of the chances of recovery
boisterous rough and noisy
acknowledgment recognition of the existence or truth of something
leniency tolerant; permissive
lanky tall and skinny
obligation a binding promise, contract, sense of duty
occupants a person, family, group, or organization that lives in, occupies, or has quarters or space in or on something
despair hopelessness
ranted/raved talk in wild or vehement way
compulsive compelling; an obsessive need
sassy boldly smart; full of life
reckless utterly unconcerned about the consequences of some action; without caution
saddled to impose a burden or responsibility
courtesy a courteous, respectful, or considerate expression/ because of
literally actually; without exaggeration or inaccuracy
retrospect contemplation of the past
brunt the main force or impact
mimic to be in imitation of ;simulate; resemble closely
manicured to trim or cut meticulously
subtle fine or delicate in meaning or intent
sweltering oppressive heat
lamest weakest; most inadequate
diversion a distraction
unison simultaneous; in perfect accord; together; at the same time
prestigious esteemed; most respected
hypothesis an assumption or guess
aspired to aim or seek ambitiously
stint a period of time spent doing something
stunning a striking beauty or excellence
defying to challenge the power of; resist boldly or openly
unbeknownst without one's knowledge
menial lowly and sometime degrading; humble
preparatory designed to prepare
predominantly dominant
clique a small exclusive group of people
exasperated to irritate or annoy to a high degree
underwritten to show agreement with or to support
activist vigorous advocate of a cause
ousted to remove from a place or position
self-reliance to rely on one's self
summoned to call upon to do something
futilely incapable of producing any result; useless
incorrigible bad beyond correction or reform
skeptical having doubt
reluctant unwilling
ringside any place providing a close view
precinct a district marked out for government purposes
mannerisms a mode or way of doing something
barbaric uncivilized
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