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Mohammad Alhelabi Prov 104 AC3 February 12, 2014 Vocabulary list #1 1. Castrated (v.

): to remove the testicles of (a male animal or man). Castration (n.), castratory (adj.), castrator (n. ) 2. Coronation (n.): the act or occasion of crowning. Coronate (v.) 3. Ambiguity (n.): something that does not have a single clear meaning. Ambiguous (adj.) 4. Conquest (n.): the act of taking control of a country, city, etc., through the use of force. Conquer (v.), conqueringly (adv.) 5. Propagation (n.): the spreading of something (as a belief) abroad or into new regions. Propagate (v.), propagator (n.) 6. Glimpse (v.): to look at or see (something or someone) for a very short time. Glimpse (n.) 7. Enlightenment (n.): the state of having knowledge or understanding: the act of giving someone knowledge or understanding. Enlightened (adj.), enlighten (v.) 8. Prosperous (adj.): having success usually by making a lot of money. Prosperously (adv.), prosperousness (n.) 9. Charter (n.): a grant or guarantee of rights, franchises, or privileges from the sovereign power of a state or country. Charter (v.), charter (adj.) 10. Expedition (n.): a journey or excursion undertaken for a specific purpose. Expeditioner (n.), expeditionary (adj.) 11. Indigenous (adj.): produced, growing, living, or occurring naturally in a particular region or environment. Indigenousness (n.), indigenously (adv.)

12. Pacify (v.): to cause or force (a country, a violent group of people, etc.) to become peaceful. Pacified (v.), pacification (n.), pacifism (n.), pacifist (n.) 13. Oblige (v.): to force or require (someone or something) to do something because of a law or rule or because it is necessary. Obligation (n.), obligatory (adj.), obligatorily (adv.) 14. Accustomed (adj.): familiar with something so that it seems normal or usual. Accustom (v.) 15. Indulge (v.): to allow (someone) to have or do something even though it may not be proper, healthy, appropriate, etc. Indulgence (n.), indulgent (adj.) 16. Barbaric (adj.): possessing or characteristic of a cultural level more complex than primitive savagery but less sophisticated than advanced civilization. Barbarian (adj.), barbarically (adv.) 17. Enslave (v.): to reduce to or as if to slavery. Enslavement (n.)