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1

Relevant

/'re le vent/

Adjective

Pertaining to the matter at hand

2

Pleasant

/'ple zent/

Adjective

Agreeable; enjoyable

3

Gradient

/'grā dē ent/

Noun

A slope

4

Constant

/'kont stent/

Adjective

Faithfulness; consistent

5

Adjacent

/e 'jā sent/

Adjective

Nearby; connected at a point; adjoining

6

Frequent

/'frē kwent/

Adjective

Happening often

7

Reluctant

/ri 'luck tent/

Adjective

Unwilling

8

Applicant

/'a pli kent/

Noun

A person who applies for a job; candidate

9

Confident

/'kon fe dent/

Adjective

Certain

10

Significant

/sig 'ni fi kent/

Adjective

Important

11

Absorbent

/eb 'sôr bent/

Adjective

The tendency to soak up

12

Resilient

/ri 'zil yent/

Adjective

Capable of recovering from misfortune

13

Propel

/pre 'pel/

Verb

To move forward by a force; drive

14

Sculling

/'sku ling/

Noun

A form of rowing; scull racing

15

Rhythm

/'ri them/
--

Noun

A movement with a recurring pattern of elements; repetition

16

Strokes

/'strōks/

Noun p.l.

Plural of STROKE; unbroken movements

17

Negotiate

/ni 'gō shē āt/

Verb

To travel successfully along; to navigate

18

Framework

/'frām wûrk/

Noun

A skeletal structure

19

Construction

/ken 'struk shen/

Noun

The process of building something

20

Confined

/ken 'fīnd/

Verb

Past tense of CONFINE; to have thoroughly kept within a boundary

21

Confinement

/ken 'fīn ment/

Noun

That which is being thoroughly kept within a boundary

22

Sedentary

/'se den târ ē/

Adjective

Inclined to sit; inactive

23

Supersede

/sōō pûr 'sēd/

Verb

To replace with higher qualities

24

exaggeration

| ig,zaje'raSHen |

Noun

A statement that represents something as better or worse than it really is

25

Syncopate

| 'siNGke,pāt |

Verb

1.Displace the beats or accents in (music or a rhythm) so that strong beats become weak and vice versa
2.shorten ( a word) by dropping sounds or letters in the middle, as in symbology for symbolology, or Gloster for Gloucester