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ms. morris power verbs

ms. morris power verbs

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admonish

express warning or disapproval in a gentle, earnest manner

advocate

urge or plead in favor of

attenuate

weaken, dilute, thin

belabor

spend too much time and effort on

careen

sway from side to side, lurch

confound

absorb one's mind or attention

connote

imply or suggest something in addition to the literal meaning

convey

communicate

delineate

describe or explain in great detail, give a clear picture of

dispel

cause to vanish, get rid of, dismiss

emanate

to send forth

espouse

take up and support as a cause, adopt

evoke

bring forth or summon a memory, emotion, reaction

foment

rouse, stir up, incite

juxtapose

place side by side in order to compare or contrast

mandate

order, require

portend

give an omen, foreshadow

synthesize

combine parts into a single or unified piece

temper

make someting less harsh or unacceptable, especially by adding to it

transfix

render motionless (as with terror, amazement, or awe), mesmerize, spellbind