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Glossary of Abeka 8 Vocabulary, Spelling, Poetry II, List 5

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absolutely

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absolutely
admiration

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admiration
arguing

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arguing
careless

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careless
coarseness

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coarseness
encouraging

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encouraging
exploring

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exploring
fascinating

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fascinating
graduating

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graduating
immediately

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immediately
judgement*

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judgement*
placing

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placing
requirement

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requirement
scarcely

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scarcely
truly*

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truly*
unfortunately

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unfortunately
using

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using
wholly

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wholly
zoning

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zoning
deference

vocab
regard, respect, honor
The crowd quieted out of deference to the speaker as he approached the podium.
ineffable

vocab
unutterable, inexpressable, indescribable
The glory and majesty of God ineffable.
lethal

vocab
deadly
The insecticide sprinkled on the ant hill was lethal to the fire ants.
perpendicular

vocab
vertical, precipitous, steep
The first challenge for the climbers was the perpendicular face of the granite cliff.
prodigious

vocab
amazing, astounding, marvelous
The prodigious feats of performed on the high wire held the spectators spellbound.
profound

vocab
intellectually deep
If a man praise a very fool, and think his wit good and profound, then is that person, indeed, more the fool than the other.
reliance

vocab
trust, condfidence, dependence
The founders of our country went forward with firm reliance on Almighty God.
reminisce

vocab
recall, remember, recollect
Mr. Crona and Mr. Leland, two retired army colonels, often reminisce about World War II.
wax

vocab
grow
And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold. -Matt 24:12
wistful

vocab
mournfully, longing, yearning
My sad companions on the beach I found,/ Their wistful eyse in floods of sorrow drowned.
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