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Since

/'sints/

1.Adj. 2.Conj.

1.from a definite time in the past until now
2.because

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Sense

/'sents/

1.Noun 2.Verb

1.a function of perception such as sight, hearing, touch, smell, or taste
2.to become conscious of

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Intense

/in'tents/

1.Adj. 2.Adj.

1.to an extreme degree
2.showing great determination or zeal

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Diligence

/'di le jents/

Noun

Perseverance in performing one's obligations

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Convince

/ken'vints/

Verb

To persuade

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Pretense

/'prē tents/

Noun

A claim made that is not supported by fact

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Condense

/ken'dents/

Verb

To make more compact

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Assistance

/e'sis tents/

Noun

Help

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Resistance

/ri'zis tents/

Noun

An opposing or slowing force

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Excellence

/'ek se lents/

Noun

Superiority

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Experience

/ik'spîr ē ents/

Noun

Direct observation and participation

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Independence

/in de'pen dents/

Noun

Freedom

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Aerial

/'âr ē el/

Adj.

Occurring in the air above the surface

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Towrope

/'tō rōp/

Noun

A line used in towing a water-skier behind a boat; a line used for towing

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Balancing

/'ba lent sing/

Verb

Maintaining physical equilibrium

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Competition

/kom pe'ti shen/

Noun

A contest between opponents

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Accelerates

/ik'se le rāts/

Verb

Increases in speed

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Hydroplaning

/'hī dre plā ning/

Noun

Skimming across water

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Perpendicular

/pûr pen'di kye lûr/

Adj.

Standing at right angles to a given plane or surface

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Inflection

/in'flek shen/

1.Noun 2.Noun

1.the state of having a change in the pitch of one's voice
2.a suffix that changes the part of speech or function of a word

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Reflected

/ri'flek ted/

1.Verb 2.Verb

1.past tense of REFLECT; light bent back into one's eyes
2.to think about a past event

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Functional

/'fungk she nel/

Adj.

The state of performing

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Malfunction

/mal'fungk shen/

1.Noun 2.Verb

1.a state of performing badly; a breakdown
2.to perform badly; to break down

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Efficiency

| i'fiSHense |

Noun

The state or quality of being efficient

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displacement

| dis'plasment |

Noun

The moving of something from its place or position