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  • Vocab July 29
  • prohibits
    Definition
    forbids
    Example
    Mickaela’s asthma prohibits her from playing many active sports.
  • proclaimed
    Definition
    declared
    Example
    The king proclaimed that every Thursday would be eat eggs day.
  • dissent
    Definition
    Disagreement
    Withholding of consent
    protest
    Example
    The CEO fired anyone who showed dissent after his proclamations.
  • accumulated
    Definition
    Collected or built up
    Example
    Over the past seven years, my husband and I have accumulated well over 50 capoeira T-shirts.
  • prospered
    Definition
    progressed; succeeded
    Example
    After receiving her degree and starting her own business, Carrie prospered.
  • dramatic
    Definition
    Impressive
    Sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
    Example
    Everything Auntie Paula does is dramatic, even entering a room.
  • duration
    Definition
    Length of time
    Example
    The movie was so boring that I slept for the duration.
  • intensive
    Definition
    Concentrated
    Tending to give force or emphasis
    Example
    After intensive studying, I passed my midterm.
  • accentuated
    Definition
    Highlighted or emphasized
    Example
    That dress accentuated the woman’s curves and her husband could not keep his eyes off her. That dress saved their marriage 