Anthem Vocabulary

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Dais A raised platform in a hall or large room
Transgression an act that goes against a law, rule, or code of conduct; an offense
Vocation a strong feeling of suitability for a particular career or occupation.
Fathom a unit of length equal to six feet
Infamy the state of being well known for some bad quality or deed.
Sanction official permission or approval for an action.
Vindicate clear (someone) of blame or suspicion.
Elusive difficult to find, catch, or achieve.
FLourish (of a person) wave (something) around to attract the attention of others.
Warrant a document issued by a legal or government official authorizing the police or some other body to make an arrest, search premises, or carry out some other action relating to the administration of justice.
Anthem a rousing or uplifting song identified with a particular group, body, or cause
Discern perceive or recognize (something), distinguish (someone or something) with difficulty by sight or with the other senses.
Approbation Approval or praise
Blatant (of bad behavior) done openly and unashamedly.
Portal a doorway, gate, or other entrance, especially a large and elaborate one
Ravine a deep, narrow gorge with steep sides.
Impotent unable to take effective action; helpless or powerless.
Beacon a fire or light set up in a high or prominent position as a warning, signal, or celebration.
Abyss a deep or seemingly bottomless chasm.
Cliche a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought.

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