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ACT VOCABULARY. UNIT #5. compatible. adj. capable of existing or living together. concession. n. the act of admitting a point claimed by argument; accepting something as true. Al Gore’s concession to George W. Bush. condolence.

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Act vocabulary

ACT VOCABULARY

UNIT #5


Compatible

compatible

  • adj. capable of existing or living together


Concession

concession

  • n. the act of admitting a point claimed by argument; accepting something as true

Al Gore’s concession to George W. Bush


Condolence

condolence

  • n. expression of sympathy with a person who is suffering sorry


Conducive

conducive

  • adj. contribute, helpful, favorable

conducive

Not conducive


Consign

consign

  • v. to transfer to another’s custody or charge


Consolidate

consolidate

  • v. to bring together into a single or unified whole


Contemporary

contemporary

  • adj. of the present time


Contingency

contingency

  • n. dependence on chance or on the fulfillment of a condition; uncertainty


Copious

copious

  • adj. large in quantity or number


Cursory

cursory

  • adj. going rapidly over something without noticing detail


Dearth

dearth

  • n. an inadequate supply, scarcity


Debase

debase

  • v. to reduce in quality or value


Decimate

decimate

  • v. to destroy a great number or portion of

The flood decimated hundreds of crops on the farmland.


Decorum

decorum

  • n. dignified behavior, speech, dress, etc.


Defile

defile

  • v. to make foul, dirty, or unclean


Word power

WORD POWER

  • cide, cid, cis – kill, cut

    • pesticide

    • genocide

  • para – beside, beyond

    • parachute

    • paralegal

  • pseudo – false, artificial

    • pseudonym

    • pseudoscience

  • – ness state or quality of

    • happiness

    • sadness

  • – ance, ancy act; process; quality; state of being

    • fancy

    • distance


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