Unit 3 Flashcards


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Allot

(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portions.

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Amass

(v.) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; to come together, assemble.

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Audacious

(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring.

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Comply

(v.) to yield to a request or command.

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Devoid

(adj.) not having or using, lacking.

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Elite

(n.) the choice part of a group of people or things; (adj.) superior.

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Grapple

(n.) and iron hook used to grab and hold; (v.) to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with.

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Incapacitate

(v.) to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible.

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Instigate

(v.) to urge on; to stir up, provoke, start, incite.

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Longevity

(n.) long life, long duration, length of life

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myriad

(adj.) in very great numbers; (n.) a very great number.

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Perspective

(n.) a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally; the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance.

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Perturb

(v.) to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion.

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Prodigious

(adj.) immense; extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree.

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Relevant

(adj.) connected with or related to the matter at hand.

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Skittish

(adj.)extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable, undependable.

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Tether

(n.) a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object; the outer limit of strength or resources; (v.) to fasten with a rope or chain.

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Unison

(n.) a sounding together; agreement or accord.

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Vie

(v.) to complete; to strive for victory of superiority.

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Willful

(adj.) stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, deliberate.