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					VOCABULARY D3
  Abridge - Verb




Smoking abridges your life.
Adherent - Noun




Obama adherents waited in line
 for hours to hear him speak
  Altercation - Noun




 An unfortunate part of
being in relationships is
      altercations
   Cherubic – Adj




This cherubic picture depicts the
     innocence of childhood.
 Condone – Verb.




  A lot of times we condone
fighting by thinking that it is
             funny .
  Dissent – Verb.




It can be considered a good thing
to dissent against things you don’t
            believe in.
      Eminent – Adj.




 Michael Jordan may be one of the
most eminent players of the NBA ever.
Exorcise – Verb.




We must exorcise the evil of
   hatred and prejudice.
          Fabricate – Verb.




• Pinocchio was known for fabricating
  stories.
    Irate – Adj.




My mom was irate when I
    came in at 3am.
    Marauder




The marauder stole
   the treasure!
          Obesity




Childhood obesity has become a big
problem in the US. Shows like The
Biggest Loser and people like
Michelle Obama hope to fight this
problem.
          Pauper




  I helped the pauper on the
street by giving him 5 dollars.
                Pilfer




A deacon who pilfers from the
offering plate is particularly evil!
             Rift




When my friend didn’t
repay me what he
borrowed, it left a rift in our
friendship.
    Semblance




A beautiful sunset has the
 semblance of truth and
       calmness.
          Surmount




Some people are born into situations in
  life which they have to surmount.
           Terminate




    Donald Trump terminates a
different person each week on his
       show The Apprentice.
           Trite




The term LOL has become a very trite
phrase used by today’s IM generation.
           Usurp




Most workers dream of usurping
 their bosses in this way after
being given extra work over the
           weekend.

				
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