Vocab 6 - The End of Oil

Vocab 6 - The End of Oil - less severe misallocation-to...

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The End of Oil, Pg 602 -610 inflation - a persistent, substantial rise in the general level of prices related to an increase in the volume of money and resulting in the loss of value of currency inexorably - unyielding; unalterable endowment - the property, funds, etc., with which an institution or person is endowed portentous - of the nature of a portent; momentous, ominously significant or indicative cornucopians - a representation of this horn, used as a symbol of abundance abiotic - of or characterized by the absence of life or living organisms synergize -to cooperate with another or others, esp. to remedy something conundrums - anything that puzzles hegemony - leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation over others, as in a confederation mitigation - to lessen in force or intensity, as wrath, grief, harshness, or pain; moderate; to make
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Unformatted text preview: less severe misallocation-to allocate mistakenly or improperly turbulence-the quality or state of being turbulent; violent disorder or commotion disentitled-to deprive of title or right hinterlands-the remote or less developed parts of a country; back country armature-the part of an electric machine that includes the main current-carrying winding and in which the electromotive force is induced tumultuous-full of tumult or riotousness; marked by disturbance and uproar encysted-to enclose or become enclosed in a cyst necrotic-death of a circumscribed portion of animal or plant tissue latent-present but not visible, apparent, or actualized; existing as potential despotism-absolute power or control; tyranny...
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2009 for the course ENG EngComp taught by Professor Fontae during the Fall '09 term at STLCOP.

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