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Science 6th vocab for post vocab test

adjacent having a common endpoint or border; next to
approach to move or become near or nearer to something or someone
assert to state something in a strong and definite way
assume to think that something is true or probably true without knowing for sure that it is true
chapter one of the main sections of a book
complicated complex, intricate
comprehend to grasp or understand the nature, significance, or meaning of something
concept an idea of what something is or how it works
consist to be composed or made up of
consult to talk about something with someone in order to make a decision
contribute to give something, such as money, goods, or time to help a person, group, cause or organization
criterion/criteria something that is use as a reason for making a judgement or decision
define to explain the meaning of the word, phrase, etc.
derive to have something as a source; to come from something
devote to commit by a solemn act
distort to change the natural, normal, or original shape, appearance, or sound of something in a way that is usually not attractive or pleasing
empirical originating in or based on observation or experience
environment conditions that surround someone or something that influence or effect the growth, health, progress, etc., of someone or something
establish to cause someone or something to be widely known and excepted
expand to increase size, range, or amount; to become bigger
feasible possible to do
formulate to put into a systematized statement or expression
guarentee to make a promise that what ever you are selling, doing, etc., is what you say it is
ignore to refuse to show that you hear or see something or someone
implicit understood even though it is not clearly stated
individual of, relating to, or existing as just one member or part of a larger group.
intense having or showing a characteristic in extreme degree
involve to have or include someone or something as a part of something
magnitude the size, extent or importance of something
mathematics the science and relationships between numbers, quantities, and shapes
modify to change some parts of something while not changing other parts
obtain to gain or attain usually by planned action or effort
passive acted upon by external agency; receptive to outside impressions or influences
pertinent relating to the thing that is being thought about or discussed
portion a part of something that is shared with other people
precede to be, go, or come ahead or in front of
prime the earliest stage; the chief or best individual or part
publish to produce or release for distribution
range a series of numbers including the highest and the lowest possible amounts
respective belonging or relating to each one of the people or things that have been mentioned
role a part that someone or something has in a particular activity
select chosen from a group to include the best people or things
shift to move or to cause something to move to a different place, position, etc.
simultaneous happening, existing or occurring at the same time ; exact coincidence
specify to name or state explicitly or in detail
status the position of rank that someone or something when compared to others in a society, organization, group, etc.
suffice to provide as much as needed
technique a way of doing something by using special knowledge or skill
theory an idea or set of ideas that is intended to explain facts or events
transmit to send information, sound, etc. in the form of electrical signals to a radio, television, computer, etc.
usage the way in which words and phrases are actually used ( as in a particular form or sense ) in a language community; a noun of use
verbal of, relating to, or consisting of words
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