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Monday, March 4, 2013

Vocab List #3

Chronic - Constant or habitual. Joe seemed to have a problem of being a chronic liar.

Sentiment - an attitude, thought, or judgment prompted by feeling. Sometimes me and my friends share the same sentiment about things.

Morality  - Conformity to the rules of right conduct; moral or virtuous conduct. Sandra questioned her morality when considering to get an abortion.

Remorse - Deep and painful regret for wrongdoing; compunction. Aldous Huxley felt writer's remorse many year after writing his book "Brave New World'

Defect - A fault or imperfection. The man was enraged because his new TV set came with a defective remote controller.

Acquaintance - A person known to one, but usually not a close friend. Eric was not yet and acquaintance with Rachel, which is why he kept asking me to introduce him.

Sanity - The state of being sane; mental soundness. It was clear that after returning from war Patrick had lost a bit of his sanity.

Implication - Something implied or suggested as naturally to be inferred or understood. John asked Hailey if she was free Friday night with the implication he would like to do something with her.

Alternative - One of the things, propositions, or courses that can be chosen. To reduce pollution we should find alternative sources of fuel and energy

Savage - Uncivilized; barbaric. Cowboys believed Native American Indians were nothing but savages.

Phenomenon - Something that is impressive or extraordinary. A red tide is a natural phenomenon that kills see life.

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