3: VOCABULARY

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Sorry, I am not putting all of them up yet, I been studying this book and these are just the ones I am having trouble with. But I will post the rest up sometime later.
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OPTIMISTIC

POSITIVE OUTLOOK

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PESSIMISTIC

NEGATIVE OUTLOOK

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ABRUPT

SUDDEN

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ABSTAIN

TO VOLUNTARILY REFRAIN FROM SOMETHING

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ADHERE

TO HOLD FAST OR STICK TOGETHER

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ADVERSE

UNDESIRED, POSSIBLY HARMFUL

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COMPENSATORY

OFFSETTING OR MAKING UP FOR SOMETHING

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CONCAVE

ROUNDED INWARD

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CONCISE

BRIEF, TO THE POINT

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CONSISTENCY

DEGREE OF VISCOSITY; HOW THICK OR THIN A FLUID IS

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CONTINGENT

DEPENDENT

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CONTRACT

TO DRAW TOGETHER, TO REDUCE IN SIZE

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CONTRAINDICATION

A REASON WHY SOMETHING IS NOT ADVISABLE OR WHY IS SHOULD NOT BE DONE.

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DEFECATE

EXPEL FECES

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DEPRESS

PRESS DOWN

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DEPTH

DOWNWARD MEASUREMENT FROM A SURFACE

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DISCRETE

DISTINCT, SEPARATE

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DISTENDED

ENLARGED OR EXPANDED FROM PRESSURE

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ENDOGENOUS

PRODUCED WITHIN THE BODY

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EXACERBATE

TO MAKE WORSE OR MORE SEVERE

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EXOGENOUS

PRODUCED OUTSIDE THE BODY

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FLACCID

LIMP, LACKING TONE

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HYDRATION

MAINTENANCE OF BODY FLUID BALANCE

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IMPENDING

LIKELY TO OCCUR SOON

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INSIDIOUS

SO GRADUAL AS TO NOT BECOME APPARENT FOR A LONG TIME.

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INVASIVE

INSERTING OR ENTERING INTO A BODY PART

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LABILE

CHANGING RAPIDLY AND OFTEN

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LATENT

PRESENT, BUT NOT ACTIVE OR VISIBLE

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LETHARGIC

DIFFICULT TO AROUSE

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MANIFESTATION

AN INDICATION OR SIGN OF A CONDITION

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OCCLUDED

CLOSED OR OBSTRUCTED

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OMINOUS

SIGNIFICANTLY IMPORTANT AND DANGEROUS

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OVERT

OBVIOUS, EASILY OBSERVED

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PARAMETER

A CHARACTERISTIC OR CONSTANT FACTOR

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PAROXYSMAL

BEGINNING SUDDENLY OR ABRUPTLY

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PATENT

PRODUCING A STRONG EFFECT

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PRECIPITOUS

RAPID, UNCONTROLLED

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PREDISPOSE

TO MAKE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE OR MORE LIKELY TO OCCUR

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PROGNOSIS

THE ANTICIPATED OR EXPECTED COURSE OR OUTCOME

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RATIONALE

THE UNDERLYING REASON

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SUPPRESS

TO STOP OR SUBDUE

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SYMMETRIC (SYMMETRICAL)

BEING EQUAL OR THE SAME IN SIZE, SHAPE, AND RELATIVE POSITION.

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UNTOWARD

ADVERSE OR NEGATIVE

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VOLUME

AMOUNT OF SPACE OCCUPIED BY A FLUID