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Glossary of Definitions Unit 3 Vocab Workshop

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barrage (bə-räzh')
(n.) a rapid, large-scale outpouring of something
bigot (bĭg'ət)
(n.) an intolerant, prejudice, or biased person
designate (dĕz'ĭg-nāt')
(v.) to indicate, point out; to appoint; (adj.) selected but not yet installed
diversity (di vər' sə tē)
(n.) difference, variety; a condition of having many different types or forms
enigma (ĭ-nĭg'mə)
(n.) someone or something that is extremely puzzling; that which cannot be understood or explained
goat (glōt)
(v.) to look at or think about with great intensity and satisfaction; to take great personal joy in
global (glō'bəl)
(adj.) of, relating to, or involving the entire world, comprehensive
illusion (ĭ-lū'zhən)
(n.) a false idea; something that one seems to see or to be aware of that really does not exist
infuriate (ĭn-fyʊr'ē-āt')
(v.) to make very angry, enrage
motivate (mō'tə-vāt')
(v) to provide with a reason for doing; to push on to some goal or course of action
pacifist (pas' ə fist)
(n.) one who is against war or the use of violence; (adj.) opposing war or violence
queue (kyū)
(n.) a line of people waiting for something (such as a bus or the openig of a store); (v.) to form such a line
restrict (rĭ-strĭkt')
(v.) to keep within set limits; to confine
sage (sāj)
(adj.) wise; (n.) a very wise person
slake (slāk)
(v.) to satisfy, relive or bring to an end
terrain (tə-rān')
(n.) the landscape, especially condered with regard to its physical features or fitness for some use; a field of knowledge
vocation (vō-kā'shən)
(n.) any trade, profession, or occupation; a sense of fitenss or special calling for one's work
vow (vau)
(n.) a solemn or sacred promise or pledge; (v.) to declare or promise in a solemn way
waylay (wā'lā')
(v.) to lie in wait for and attack, ambush
wither (wĭTH'ər)
(v.) to dry up, wilt, sag; to cause someone to feel ashamed, humilated, or very small

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