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Kent State University

Also known as Kent State, Kent State University is one of the nation& 39;s top 90 public research universities.Its main campus is in Kent, Ohio and regional campuses are located in Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull, and Tuscarawas.Regarded as the second largest of all Ohio universities, the university is dedicated to preparing students for responsible citizenship and productive careers, broaden intellectual perspectives and foster ethical and humanitarian values.
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Vocabulary Words to Know in "The Pearl"

Although short, The Pearl by John Steinbeck can be a challenging read. A great way to expand your vocabulary is to read a book with words that you don't know yet. In that way, reading The Pearl can be a helpful exercise. Here's a vocabulary list from John Steinbeck by chapter. Chapter 1 avarice - greed bougainvillea - a type of tropical flower consolation - to comfort detachment - lack of concern or attachment indigent - poor; impoverished lymphatic - tissue where white blood cells are produced scandal - shameful ulcers - open sores Chapter 2 bulwark - defensive wall estuary - river meets sea tide gloating - prideful; bragging incandescence - giving off light lateen - sail (triangle) poultice - an herbal application for the purpose of healing or remedy telescopically - slide within one another; like a telescope Chapter 3 almsgiving - giving money to the poor ammonia - colorless gas with a characteristic pungent odor consecrated - sacred cozened - trickery; misleading disparagement - insult dissembling - misleading furtive - secretive judicious - to exercise good judgment; sound thinking lucent - softly bright; radiant precipitated - hurled; cause to move suddenly subjugation - forced submission; conquer transfigured - idealize; metamorphosis Chapter 4 appraiser - one who estimates worth or value contemptuous - scorn or disdain countenanced - tolerated crafty - clever freshet - freshwater stream (flowing into the sea) legerdemain - magic lethargy - tired; weak tules - weaving material Chapter 5 edifice - building or structure exhilaration - glad; joyful leprosy - chronic granulomatous communicable disease skirled - a shrill call stifling - smothering; suffocating; to take away breath or restrict Chapter 6 apprehensively - fearful cleft - split escarpment - a long, steep slope or cliff; declivity intercession - intervention; protection; mediation malignant - dangerous; harmful; tumorous; deadly monolithic - huge; imposing monotonously - boring; without variation outcroppings - layers of rock threshed - beat; whipped
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Famous Quotes Hold Up a Mirror to the Soul of America

The United States of America was founded on the principles of liberty, and freedom is a value nurtured by every American soul. What is it like to be American? What is the American dream? How does this vast nation of diverse races and religions function as one undivided entity? Discover attributes that are intricately woven into the fabric of American life through these famous American quotes.
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