Chapter 3 Vocabulary

Term Definition
Exhortation The urge to do something.
Metabolism Chemical balance to maintain life
Cunningly Clever or deceitful
Intervention Process of inventing
Strides Walk with long steps
Contentions Heated discussion
Revolution Forcible over throw of a government
Serendipitous happily discovered by chance
Excess Extra
Advocacy Public support for a cause
Proponent Someone who supports a theory
Accord give someone recognition
Prepostorous ridiculous
Endowed give or bequeath an income or property to
Edible fit to be eaten
Destitude Without necessities
Marginalized Treat as if they weren't important
Tentacious tending to keep a firm hold of something; clinging or adhering closely.
Palates the roof of the mouth, separating the cavities of the nose and the mouth in vertebrates.
Audacity The nerve or importance

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