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Chapter 3

Vocab

TermDefinition
Exhortation an address or communication emphatically urging someone to do something
Metabolism the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.
Cunningly in a clever and deceitful way.
Intervention the action or process of intervening.
Strides walk with long, decisive steps in a specified direction.
Contention heated disagreement
Revolution a forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor of a new system.
Serendipitous occurring or discovered by chance in a happy or beneficial way
Excess an amount of something that is more than necessary, permitted, or desirable.
Advocacy public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy
Proponent a person who advocates a theory, proposal, or project.
Accord give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition
Preposterous contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or ridiculous.
Endowed give or bequeath an income or property to
Edible fit to be eaten (often used to contrast with unpalatable or poisonous examples).
Destitute without the basic necessities of life.
Tenacious tending to keep a firm hold of something; clinging or adhering closely
Palates the roof of the mouth, separating the cavities of the nose and the mouth in vertebrates
Audacity the willingness to take bold risks.
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