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Vocabulary 13. Using Context Clues. Adept. Very skilled; proficient; expert. Axiom. A self-evident truth; a universally accepted principle or rule. Complement.

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vocabulary 13

Vocabulary 13

Using Context Clues

adept
Adept
  • Very skilled; proficient; expert
axiom
Axiom
  • A self-evident truth; a universally accepted principle or rule
complement
Complement
  • Something that completes or makes perfect; either of two parts or things that constitute a whole; counterpart; full quantity or amount
confound
Confound
  • To perplex or amaze; confuse; to throw into confusion or disorder; to contradict or refute
cumulative
Cumulative
  • Increasing or growing by accumulation or successive additions
delve
Delve
  • To carry on intensive and thorough research for data, information, or the like
diligent
Diligent
  • Constant in effort to accomplish something; done or pursued with persevering attention; painstaking; industrious; untiring; tireless
superlative
Superlative
  • Of the highest kind or order; excessive or exaggerated, as in language
tantalize
Tantalize
  • To torment with the sight or prospect of something desired that cannot be reached or attained; tease by arousing expectations
unerring
Unerring
  • Not going astray or missing the mark; undeviatingly accurate; unfailingly right or appropriate
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Vocabulary 14

Compound Words

backlash
Backlash
  • An antagonistic reaction to an earlier action
benchmark
Benchmark
  • A standard in measuring or judging a quality or characteristic
common sense
Common sense
  • Sound judgment
gridlock
Gridlock
  • Complete lack of movement or progress
outsource
Outsource
  • Send work to an outside resource
overkill
Overkill
  • More of something than is necessary or appropriate
superhighway
Superhighway
  • An expressway that has four or more lanes for traffic
tip off
Tip-off
  • Confidential disclosure
underdog
Underdog
  • One that is expected to lose
wind chime
Wind chime
  • Hanging decoration that makes noise when there is a breeze
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Vocabulary 15

The Latin Roots frag and fract

defray
Defray
  • To undertake the payment of costs or expenses
fractional
Fractional
  • Comprising a part or the parts of a unit; comparatively small; inconsiderable or insignificant
fractious
Fractious
  • Peevish, irritable, or quarrelsome; refractory or unruly; testy, petulant; snappish; touchy; stubborn; difficult
fragment
Fragment
  • A small part broken off or detached; to break or separate something into small pieces
frail
Frail
  • Physically weak or delicate; easily broken or destroyed
fritter
Fritter
  • To reduce or squander little by little
infraction
Infraction
  • A violation of a law or rule
infringe
Infringe
  • To trespass or encroach on; to violate or go beyond the limits of
osprey
Osprey
  • A large fish-eating bird
refractory
Refractory
  • Obstinately resistant to authority or control; resistant to treatment