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Words
(Module 3)
Submitted by: Sydney Lugpatan
Submitted to: Mrs. Ella Mae S. Navarra
Aisle (noun)
-a passage between rows of seats in a building such as a church or
theater, an airplane, or a train.

Apartheid (noun)
-(in South Africa) a policy or system of segregation or discrimination
on grounds of race. Segregation on grounds other than race.

Approximate (adjective)
-close to the actual, but not completely accurate or exact.

Archetype (noun)
-a very typical example of a certain person or thing.

Aspiration (noun)
-a hope or ambition of achieving something.

Audible (adjective)
-able to be heard.

Banquet (noun)
-an elaborate and formal evening meal for many people, often followed
by speeches.

Bequeath (verb)
-leave (a personal estate or one's body) to a person or other
beneficiary by a will.

Besieged (adjective)
- (of a place) surrounded by armed forces aiming to capture it or force
surrender.

Bland (adjective)
-lacking strong features or characteristics and therefore uninteresting.

Bondage (noun)
-the state of being a slave.

Brisk (adjective)
-active, fast, and energetic.

Catechizing (verb)
-instruct (someone) in the principles of Christian religion by means of
question and answer, typically by using a catechism.

Chauffeur (noun)
-a person employed to drive a private or rented automobile.

Chifforobe (noun)
-a piece of furniture with drawers on one side and hanging space on
the other.

Civic (adjective)
-relating to a city or town, especially its administration; municipal.

Clarity (noun)
-the quality of being coherent and intelligible.
Colleagues (noun)
-a person with whom one works in a profession or business.

Competence (noun)
-the ability to do something successfully or efficiently.

Connoisseur (noun)
-an expert judge in matters of taste.

Connotations (noun)
-an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or
primary meaning.

Convey (verb)
-transport or carry to a place.

Cringe (verb)
-bend one's head and body in fear or in a servile manner.

Contemplates (verb)
-look thoughtfully for a long time at.

Delusion (noun)
-an idiosyncratic belief or impression that is firmly maintained despite
being contradicted by what is generally accepted as reality or rational
argument, typically a symptom of mental disorder.

Depict (verb)
-show or represent by a drawing, painting, or other art form.

Detriment (noun)
-the state of being harmed or damaged.
Deviation (noun)
the action of departing from an established course or accepted
standard.

Diabolical (adjective)
-characteristic of the Devil, or so evil as to be suggestive of the Devil.

Disparagement
- is the act of speaking about someone in a negative or belittling way,
and doesn't have to be related to weddings.

Endeavour (verb)
-try hard to do or achieve something.

Enthusiasm (noun)
-intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval.

Enunciation
-is the act of pronouncing words.

Exhilarating (adjective)
-making one feel very happy, animated, or elated; thrilling.

Explicitly (adverb)
-in a clear and detailed manner, leaving no room for confusion or
doubt.

Extent (noun)
-the area covered by something.

Fascination (noun)
-the power to fascinate someone; the quality of being fascinating.
Fedora (noun)
-a low, soft felt hat with a curled brim and the crown creased
lengthwise.

Fiendish (adjective)
-extremely cruel or unpleasant; devilish.

Fluency (noun)
-the quality or condition of being fluent.

Frantically (adverb)
-in a distraught way owing to fear, anxiety, or other emotion.

Genuine (adjective)
- truly what something is said to be; authentic.

Gilding (noun)
- the process of applying gold leaf or gold paint.

Grazing (noun)
- grassland suitable for pasturage.

High-handed (adjective)
-using power or authority without considering the feelings of others.

Hysterical (adjective)
- deriving from or affected by uncontrolled extreme emotion.

Illiterate (adjective)
-unable to read or write.

Imperious (adjective)
-assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant and
domineering.

Impertinence (noun)
- lack of respect; rudeness.

Inanimate (adjective)
- not alive, especially not in the manner of animals and humans.
Inclination (noun)
- a person's natural tendency or urge to act or feel in a particular way;
a disposition or propensity.

Inevitable (adjective)
- certain to happen; unavoidable.

Intimacy (noun)
- close familiarity or friendship; closeness.

Lethargic (adjective)
- affected by lethargy; sluggish and apathetic.

Leverage (noun)
- the exertion of force by means of a lever or an object used in the
manner of a lever.

Lifeline (noun)
- a thing on which someone or something depends or which provides a
means of escape from a difficult situation.

Marionettes (noun)
- a puppet worked from above by strings attached to its limbs.
Mercenary (adjective)
- (of a person or their behavior) primarily concerned with making
money at the expense of ethics.

Minimal (adjective)
- of a minimum amount, quantity, or degree; negligible.

Monogram (noun)
- a motif of two or more letters, typically a person's initials, usually
interwoven or otherwise combined in a decorative design, used as a
logo or to identify a personal possession.

Mutters (verb)
-say something in a low or barely audible voice, especially in
dissatisfaction or irritation.

Naïve (adjective)
- (of a person or action) showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or
judgment.

Neurotic (adjective)
- having, caused by, or relating to neurosis.

Pantomime (noun)
- a dramatic entertainment, originating in Roman mime, in which
performers express meaning through gestures accompanied by music.

Prejudice (noun)
- preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual
experience.

Persuade (verb)
- cause (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument.
Persuasive (adjective)
- good at persuading someone to do or believe something through
reasoning or the use of temptation.

Plagiarism (noun)
- the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them
off as one's own.

Procrastinating (verb)
- delay or postpone action; put off doing something.

Privileges (noun)
- a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a
particular person or group.

Prosodic
- is the study of the tune and rhythm of speech and how these features
contribute to meaning.
Quench (verb)
- satisfy (one's thirst) by drinking.
Querulous (adjective)
- complaining in a petulant or whining manner.

Racial (adjective)
- relating to race.

Racism (noun)
- prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of
a different race based on the belief that one's own race is superior.

Sarcastically (adverb)
- in an ironic way intended to mock or convey contempt.

Scythe (noun)
- a tool used for cutting crops such as grass or wheat, with a long
curved blade at the end of a long pole attached to which are one or two
short handles.

Seize (verb)
- take hold of suddenly and forcibly.

Semantics (noun)
- the branch of linguistics and logic concerned with meaning. There are
a number of branches and subbranches of semantics, including formal
semantics, which studies the logical aspects of meaning, such as
sense, reference, implication, and logical form, lexical semantics,
which studies word meanings and word relations, and conceptual
semantics, which studies the cognitive structure of meaning.

Sepulcher (noun)
- a small room or monument, cut in rock or built of stone, in which a
dead person is laid or buried.
Solemnity (noun)
- the state or quality of being serious and dignified.

Soliloquy (noun)
- an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or
regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play.

Superfluous (adjective)
- unnecessary, especially through being more than enough.
Stolidly (adjective)
- (of a person) calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or
animation.

Tedious (adjective)
- too long, slow, or dull; tiresome or monotonous.

Trifling (adjective)
- unimportant or trivial.
Untethered (verb)
- release or free from a tether.

Venomous (adjective)
- (of animals, especially snakes, or their parts) secreting venom;
capable of injecting venom by means of a bite or sting.
Virtuous (adjective)
- having or showing high moral standards.

Vulgar (adjective)
- lacking sophistication or good taste; unrefined.