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unit 2

Test unit 2

TermDefinition
philanthropic (of a person or organization) seeking to promote the welfare of others, especially by donating money to good causes; generous and benevolent.
unresolved (of a problem, question, or dispute) not resolved
stimulate raise levels of physiological or nervous activity in (the body or any biological system).
facilitate make (an action or process) easy or easier
phenomenon a fact or situation that is observed to exist or happen, especially one whose cause or explanation is in question.
plausible (of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable
jargon special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.
alienated cause (someone) to feel isolated or estranged.
objective (of a person or their judgment) not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts.
aspire direct one's hopes or ambitions toward achieving something
traumatic emotionally disturbing or distressing.
impulsivity someone who acts out
philanthropist a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, especially by the generous donation of money to good causes
controversial giving rise or likely to give rise to public disagreement
oppression prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control.
accountability holding one or self responsible
incident an event or occurrence
plausible (of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable
biased favor to something or one side.
unpretentious not attempting to impress others with an appearance of greater importance, talent, or culture than is actually possessed.
Ethical relating to moral principles or the branch of knowledge dealing with these
self-analysis reviews self character
incarcerated imprison or confine
unanimity agreement by all people involved; consensus
jaundice a medical condition with yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, arising from excess of the pigment bilirubin and typically caused by obstruction of the bile duct, by liver disease, or by excessive breakdown of red blood cells
petitioned make or present a formal request to (an authority) with respect to a particular cause
scrutiny critical observation or examination.
spawned of a fish, frog, mollusk, crustacean, etc.) release or deposit eggs
perpetrator a person who carries out a harmful, illegal, or immoral act
inclusive including or covering all the services, facilities, or items normally expected or required
impede delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them; hinder
compassion sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.
suspicious having or showing a cautious distrust of someone or something.
injustice lack of fairness or justice.
exonerate especially of an official body) absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing, especially after due consideration of the case
Created by: jmumaw0829
 

 



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