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MR. HEWITT'S FINAL ENGLISH VOCAB LIST

Mr. Hewitt's English Vocab S1 Final Exam - The definitions are not complete, they are just a condensed definition so that you know what the word means.

Terms

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aristocrat
advocate of aristocracy; member of the aristocracy
improvise
compose, recite, or sing on the spur of the moment
epithet
characterizing word or phrase
collateral
situated at the side
agronomy
branch of agriculture dealing with crop production and soil management
aggregate
gathered together in one mass
envision
foresee
antipathy
dislike
homogenize
make uniform
fluctuate
flow like a wave
anachronism
error in chronology or time order
solvent
substance, usually liquid, able to dissolve another substance; able to pay all one's legal debts
diaphanous
of such fine texture as to permit seeing through
orthodox
generally accepted, especially in religion
chronicle
historic account of events in the order of time
nemesis
person that inflicts just punishment for evil deeds; formidable and usually victorious opponent
synchronize
cause to agree in time
simulate
give the appearance of
emancipate
set free
panorama
complete, unobstructed view
literacy
ability to read and write
antiseptic
substance that prevents infection
astronomer
expert in astronomy
assimilate
make similar; take in and incorporate as one's own
cartographer
person skilled in the science or art of mapmaking
phantom
something that has appearance but no reality
antibody
substance in the blood or tissues that works against harmful bacteria
degenerate
sink to a lower class or standard
synthesis
combination of parts or elements into a whole
inherent
belonging by nature
resolve
break up
lateral
of or pertaining to the side
pending
waiting to be settled; until
maniacal
characterized by madness
inundate
flood
diathermy
method of treating disease by generating heat in body tissues by high-frequency electric currents
unilateral
one-sided
dissimilar
unlike
confine
keep within limits
heterogeneous
differing in kind
phenomenon
any observable fact of even; extraordinary person or thing
autonomy
right of self-government
epidemic
affecting many people in an area at the same time; outbreak of a disease affecting many people at the same time
autopsy
medical examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death
orthodontist
dentist specializing in the straightening and adjusting of teeth
prescribe
order; order as a remedy
soliloquy
speech made to oneself when alone
luminary
famous person
orthopedic
having to do with the correction and prevention of deformities, especially in children
veracity
truthfulness
gregarious
fond of being with others
pandemonium
wild uproar
conscript
enroll into military service by compulsion
prototype
first or original model of anything
pseudonym
fictitious name used by an author
luminous
shining
mandate
territory entrusted to the administration of another country; authoritative command
graphite
soft black carbon used in lead pencils
append
attach
barometer
instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure as an aid in determining probable weather changes
dermis
inner layer of skin
pedagogue
teacher of children
translucent
letting light through
automaton
robot
odometer
instrument attached to a vehicle for measuring the distance traversed
redundant
exceeding what is necessary
symmetry
correspondence in measurements, shape, etc., on opposite sides of a dividing line
regenerate
cause to be born again
gastronome
a lover and expert judge of excellence in food and drink
abound
be well supplied; be plentiful
astrologer
person who practices astrology
genesis
birth or coming into being
depose
bear witness; put out of office
epigram
bright or witty thought concisely and cleverly expressed
thermal
pertaining to heat
transpose
change the relative order of
hypodermic
beneath the skin
anagram
word or phrase formed from another by transposing the letters
impending
threatening to occur soon
panacea
remedy for all ills
adhere
stick
acronym
name formed from the first letter or letters of other words
protocol
first draft or record from which a treaty is drawn up; rules of etiquette of the diplomatic corps, military services, etc.
mania
madness; excessive fondness
literal
following the letters or exact words of the original
authentic
genuine
desolate
make lonely; left alone
plutocracy
government or country governed by the rich
panoply
complete suit of armor
veritable
true
dissolution
act of breaking up into component parts
definitive
serving to end an unsettled matter
proscribe
condemn as harmful or illegal
demagogue
political leader who stirs up the people for personal advantage
verify
prove to be true
affinity
sympathy
elucidate
make clear
autocrat
ruler exercising self-derived, absolute power
absolute
free from control or restriction
automation
technique of making a process self-operating by means of built-in electronic controls

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