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  1. Vocab 6

  2. Addict – (v) To cause someone to have a very strong desire for something; person with a strong desire for something that is habit-forming & sometimes harmful It is very easy to become addicted to caffeine.

  3. 2) Aspiration (aspire)– A strong desire to achieve something; an ambition Everyone needs an aspiration in order to succeed in life.

  4. 3) Bias – A preference that prevents one from being impartial; prejudice. The lawyers insisted that Judge Lewis showed bias in favor of women.

  5. 4) Blatant – Very obvious in an offensive or shameless way The student was blatantly cheating.

  6. 5) Candid – Expressed honestly and without holding back unpleasant truths The young lady was known for her candid opinions.

  7. 6) Confront – To stand up to; to face boldly You will need to confront the bully!

  8. 7) Debut – A first public appearance The singer made her debut at a middle school talent show.

  9. 8) Enroll – To sign up to become a member of some group or activity; to register If you don’t enroll on time, you may not get the class you want.

  10. 9) Fluster – To make nervous, embarrassed, or confused Speaking in front of an audience can fluster someone.

  11. 10) Impunity – Freedom from being harmed or punished Those who think they can smoke cigarettes with impunity are sadly mistaken.

  12. 11) Intensify – To increase; to strengthen or deepen Volunteers will intensify their efforts to find the missing children.

  13. 12) Intimidate – To frighten, especially by threatening someone The principal tends to intimidate some people.

  14. 13) Obnoxious – Very unpleasant; disgusting The perfume became obnoxious because it was too strong!

  15. 14) Retort – To answer, especially in a quick or clever way Unable to think of a suitable retort, I remained silent.

  16. 15) Stint – A period of time devoted to a job or some task My husband has a 3 year stint in Hawaii.