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  1. Vocab6

  2. 1) Anarchy – total absence of government Government officials fled the country leaving it in a state of anarchy.

  3. 2) Apprehend – to seize; arrest; grasp the meaning of The terrorist was apprehended just before he boarded the plane. He never fully apprehended what happened.

  4. 3) Arraign – To bring before a court to face charges The young man missed his arraignment.

  5. 4) Assimilate – To absorb into a population; to absorb into a whole The foreigner had to assimilate into American society. The student assimilated the information for the test.

  6. 5) Bizarre – Strikingly out of the ordinary; peculiar He felt like the modern artwork was bizarre.

  7. 6) Calamity – An event that causes great suffering and harm; disaster It was a calamity that everyone failed the test.

  8. 7) Conspire– to plan together secretly to do something wrong or illegal The students conspired to not go to class tomorrow.

  9. 8) Dissension – difference of opinion; disagreement There was dissension in the classroom over the test results.

  10. 9) Elapse – to pass by or slip by Five years elapsed before they saw each other again.

  11. 10) Imminent – About to happen; likely to occur in the very near future The test on these words is imminent.

  12. 11) Interrogate – to question, especially in a formal manner They interrogated the prisoner for two days.

  13. 12) Lionize – To treat as a celebrity Many professional athletes are lionized.

  14. 13) Meticulous – Extremely careful; attentive to small details The lady was very meticulous with her housecleaning.

  15. 14) Shackle – a ring or band put around the arm or leg to restrict movement; restrict freedom The prisoner had to wear the shackle all day long.

  16. 15) Swelter – To suffer from or be overcome with heat When the windows are closed, the classroom becomes sweltering.