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ATS-English 8

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TermDefinition
accede v. To agree;to consent to, often after urging from another.
affluent adj. Generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
arbitrary adj. Determined by chance or whim rather than bu reason or necessity.
artisan n. One able to do skilled work with the hands; a craftsman
dismantle v. To take apart.
immerse v. 1. To cover with liquid. 2. To completely engage the attention of.
irksome adj. Annoying; tedious
legacy n. 1. Money or property left to another in a will. 2. Something passed on to those who come after.
ostentatious adj. Extravagantly showy or ornate.
panorama n. 1. A complete view of a surrounding area. 2. A thorough presentation of a subject.
philanthropy n. The attempt to improve the well-being of those in need by donating money or aid.
prestige n. High standing; respect earned by accomplishments
prolific adj. Abundantly productive
reticent adj. Inclined to keep one's thoughts and feelings to oneself; quiet and reserved.
tycoon n. A wealthy and powerful businessperson.
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