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Council

/'kount sel/

Noun

A club; a group that makes rules and takes care of other matters for a larger group

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Counsel

/'kount sel/

1.Verb /2.Noun

1-to advise
2-advice

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Principal

/'print se pel/

Noun

A person who has authority in a leading position

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Principle

/'print se pel/

Noun

A rule of action or conduct

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Stationary

/'stā she nâr ē/

Adjective

Immobile

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Stationery

/'stā she nâr ē/

Noun

Materials used for writing such as paper, pens, and envelopes

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Compliment

/'kom ple ment/

Noun

An expression of admiration or praise

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Complement

/'kom ple ment/

Verb

To fill up, complete, or perfect something else

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Permit

1./pûr 'mit/
2./'pûr mit/

1.Verb / 2.Noun

1.to allow; give consent; authorize
2.written permission; license

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Content

1./ken 'tent/
2./'kon tent/

1.Adjective / 2.Noun

1.satisfied
2.something contained

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Contrast

1./'kon trast/
2./ken 'trast/

1.Noun / 2.Verb

1.a sharp or striking difference
2.to compare the differences of

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Compact

1./kem 'pakt/
2./kom 'pakt/

1.Verb / 2.Adjective

1.combine; to press together
2.occupying a small space

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Medley

/'med lē/

Noun

An assortment or mixture

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Goggles

/'go gelz/

Noun

Protective glasses in a plastic or rubber frame that fits snugly against the face to protect the eyes

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Chlorine

/'klôr ēn/

Noun

A chemical used for water purification

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Aquatics

/e 'kwä tiks/

Noun Pl.

Plural of AQUATIC; water sports

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Difficulty

/'di fi kel tē/

Noun

Not easy to achieve

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Acrobatics

/a kre 'ba tiks/

Noun

A spectacular performance demonstrating agility or complexity

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Springboard

/'spring bôrd/

Noun

A flexible board secured at one end for diving

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Dormant

/'dôr ment/

Adjective

The state of being asleep; inactive

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Dormitory

/'dôr me tôr ē/

Noun

A place to go to sleep; a residence hall usually without private bathrooms

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Apparent

/e 'pâr ent/

Adjective

Inclined to appear; visible; obvious

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Transparency

/trants 'pâr ent sē/

Noun

The quality of light passing through objects so they can be seen from one side to the other side

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Exponent

| ik'sponent, 'eksponent |

Noun

1 A person who believes in and promotes the truth or benefits of an idea or theory
.a person who has and demonstrates a particular skill, especially to a high standard
2 Mathematics: a quantity representing the power to which a given number or expression is to be raised, usually expressed as a raised symbol beside the number or expression
3 Linguistics: a linguistic uni that realizes another, more abstract unit

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Pentatonic

| ,pente'tänik |

Adjective

Related to, based on, or denoting a scale of five notes, especially one without semitones equivalent to an ordinary major scale with the fourth and seventh omitted