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vocab unit 5

Term Definition
anecdote a short account of an incident in someone's life
cosolidate to combine; unite; to make solid or firm
counterfeit an imitation designed to deceive; not genuine, fake; to make an illegal copy
docile easily taught, led, or managed; obedient
dominate to rule over by strength or power, control; to tower over, command due to height
entreat o beg, implore, ask earnestly
fallible capable of being wrong, mistaken, or inaccurate
fickle liable to change very rapidly, erratic; marked by a lack of constancy or steadiness, incosistent
fugitive one who flees or runs away; fleeting, lasting a very short time; wandering; difficult to grasp
grimy very dirty, covered with dirt or soot
iota a very small part or quantity
maul to beat or knock about, handle roughly; to mangle; a heavy hammer
potential possible, able to happen; something that cna develop or become a reality
radient shining, bright; giving forth light or energy
rural relating to farm areas and life in the country
substantial large, important; major, significant; prosperous; not imaginary, material
tactful skilled in handling difficult situations or people, polite
tamper to interfere with; to meddle rashly or foolishly with; to handle in a secret and improper way
ultimate last, final; most important or extreme; eventual; basic, fundamental
uncertaintly doubt, the state of being unsure

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