Chapter 3

Term Definition
Exhortation Language intended to incite and encourage
Metabolism The chemical process by which a plant or an animal uses food, water etc to grow and heal and to make energy.
Cunningly Getting what is wanted in a clever and often deceptive way.
Intervention To become involved in something such as conflict in order to have an influence on what happens.
Strides To walk with very long steps.
Contention A situation in which you have a chance to win something that you are trying to win.
Revolution The action of moving around something in a path that is similar to a circle.
Serendipitous
Execess Actions or ways of behaving that go beyond what is usual or proper.
Advocacy The act or process of supporting a cause or proposal.
Proponent A person who argues for or supports something.
Accord To give something such as special treatment or status to someone or something.
Preposterous Very foolish or silly.
Endowed To freely or naturally provide someone or something with something.
Edible Suitable or safe to eat.
Destitute Without something that is needed or wanted.
Marginalized To put or keep someone in powerless or unimportant position within a society or group.
Tenacious Very determined to do something.
Palates The sense of taste.
Audacity A confident and darling quality that is often seen as shocking or rude.

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