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LA Vocab- Exam 1- Mrs.Nockowitz

Exam 1 Vocab!

Terms

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Imp
a little devil or demon; an evil spirit.
Immigrant
a person who migrates to another country, usually for permanent residence.
Anthropology
the science that deals with the origins, physical and cultural development, biological characteristics, and social customs and beliefs of humankind.
Theology
the field of study and analysis that treats of God and of God's attributes and relations to the universe; study of divine things or religious truth; divinity.
Hospitable
receiving or treating guests or strangers warmly and generously
Adept
very skilled; proficient; expert
Plundered
To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; pillage: plunder a village.
Paraphase
restatement of a text or passage, using other words.
Psychology
the science of the mind or of mental states and processes.
Duplicity
deceitfulness in speech or conduct; speaking or acting in two different ways concerning the same matter with intent to deceive; double-dealing.
Orchestrate
to arrange or manipulate, esp. by means of clever or thorough planning or maneuvering
Commence
to begin; start.
Visionary
a person of unusually keen foresight
Attorney
a lawyer; attorney-at-law
Squander
to spend or use (money, time, etc.) extravagantly or wastefully (often fol. by away).
Clarify
to make (an idea, statement, etc.) clear or intelligible; to free from ambiguity.
Compassion
a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.
Intern
a person who works as an apprentice or trainee in an occupation or profession to gain practical experience, and sometimes also to satisfy legal or other requirements for being licensed or accepted professionally.
Undertaker
a person, usually a licensed embalmer, who supervises or conducts the preparation of the dead for burial and directs or arranges funerals.
Temporary
lasting, existing, serving, or effective for a time only; not permanent
Linger
to remain or stay on in a place longer than is usual or expected, as if from reluctance to leave
Invalid
to remove from or classify as not able to perform active service, as an invalid.
Esteem
favorable opinion or judgment; respect or regard
Optometrist
A person who is professionally trained and licensed to examine the eyes for visual defects, diagnose problems or impairments, and prescribe corrective lenses or provide other types of treatment.
Vandal
a person who willfully or ignorantly destroys or marks something beautiful or valuable.
Ideal
a conception of something in its perfection.
Evict
to expel (a person, esp. a tenant) from land, a building, etc., by legal process, as for nonpayment of rent.
Cartographer
a person who makes maps
Maitre'd
A headwaiter
Geology
the science that deals with the dynamics and physical history of the earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the physical, chemical, and biological changes that the earth has undergone or is undergoing.
Momentary
lasting but a moment; very brief; fleeting
Aristocratic
pertaining to government by an aristocracy
Biology
the science of life or living matter in all its forms and phenomena, esp. with reference to origin, growth, reproduction, structure, and behavior.

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