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Flashcards in Vocab Unit 3 Deck (20):
1

allot

to assign in shares or portion

2

amass

to bring together, collect, gather,to come together

3

audacious

bold, adventurous, recklessly daring

4

comply

to yield to a request or command

5

devoid

not having, lacking

6

elite

the choice part of a group of people or things; superior

7

grapple

an iron hook used to grab and hold;to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with

8

incapacitate

to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible

9

instigate

to urge on; to stir up, provoke, start, incite

10

longevity

long life, long duration, length of life

11

Myriad

in very great numbers

12

Perspective

a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed,
physically or mentally; the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time,
place, or distance

13

Perturb

to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion

14

Prodigious

immense; extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree

15

Relevant

connected with or related to the matter at hand

16

Skittish

extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious;
unstable, undependable

17

Tether

a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object; the outer limit of
strength or resources;to fasten with a rope or chain

18

Unison

a sounding together; agreement or accord

19

Vie

to compete; to strive for victory or superiority

20

Willful

stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, deliberate