Chapter 3 Vocabulary

Term Definition
Exhortation Utterance conveying urgent advice.
Metabolism The chemical processes occurring within a living cell or organism that are necessary for the maintenance of life.
Cunningly It is to do it in a crafty, sneaky, and skillful manner.
Intervention The action or process of intervening.
Strides Advancements or progress.
Contention heated disagreement.
Revolution When a new development in an industry changes everything drastically.
Serendipitous Luck that takes the form of finding valuable or pleasant things that are not looked for.
Excess an amount of something that is more than necessary, permitted, or desirable.
Advocacy the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal.
Proponent A supporting or advocate of something.
Accord An official agreement.
Preposterous Completely unreasonable or silly.
Endowed Provide with a quality, ability, or asset
Edible Suitable or safe to eat.
Destitute People who are extremely poor.
Marginalized To put or keep someone in a powerless or unimportant position within a society or group.
Tenacious Not easily stopped or pulled apart .
Palates A person's appreciation of taste and flavor, especially when sophisticated and discriminating.
Audacity A confident and daring quality that is often seen as shocking or rude.

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