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A- or An-

Without or lacking

With

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Anarchy

Political disorder in a country; lacking order or a leader

There was anarchy in Panem after the quarter quell.

Organization

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Anomaly

A rare exception; something that's not normal

It's an anomaly for school to be cancelled because of heat.

Normal

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Amoral

Having no moral standards or principles

Infants are amoral.

Knowing better

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Apathy

The state of not knowing or caring

Some teenagers show apathy toward the news.

Caring

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Voc, Vok

Speak, voice, call

Silent

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Advocate

A person who speaks or pleads on another's behalf

A parent is a baby's advocate.

A bully is not an advocate.

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Vocation

A calling or profession that one feels they are meant to do

My vocation is to be a doctor.

What someone is not supposed to do is not a vocation.

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Evoke

To bring back a memory or emotion

This shirt evokes memories of camp.

To block out a memory

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Provoke

To cause anger or irritation

My sister provokes me when she takes my things.

To calm or soothe.

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-ion

Makes the word a noun