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vocab lesson 3

anonymous adj. Of an unknown source or unrevealed name.
anthology n. A collection of various writings,such as songs,stories,or poems.
conjecture n. A conclusion based on guesswork or insufficient evidence.
conjecture2 v. To form an opinion while lacking sufficient evidence.
disposition n. A persons usual mood;temperment.
disposition2 A regular tendency or inclination.
encompass v. To enclose or encircle.
ecompass2 To include.
extricate v. To free from a difficult or tangled situation.
generation n. One step in the line of descent of a family.
generation2 All of the people born and living about the same time.
generation3 The average span of time between the birth of parents and their children.
guile n. cunning or deceit in dealing with others;trickery.
imperative adj. Urgent pressing.
imperative2 Having the power or authority to command.
instill v. To introduce gradually in order to establish securely.
modify v. To make less extreme or severe.
modify2 To make changes in.
modify3 In grammar,to limit or restrict in meaning.
pivot n. A small bar or rod on which something else turns.
pivot2 A person or thing on which others depend.
pivot3 To turn on or as on a pivot.
pivotal adj. Vitally important;significant.
prevalent adj. Commonly occurring;widely accepted or practiced.
recur v. To come up again or to happen again.
recur2 To come to mind again.
recurrence n. The act of recurring.
spontaneous adj. Voluntary and unplanned.
spontaneous2 Occurring or produced without human labor.
spontaneity The quality or condition of occurring in an unplanned way.
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