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Unformatted text preview: Kaitlin Doherty 9/14/09 ENGL 102 008 Shelagh Smith p. 504 Vocab, p. 506 Writing #1 Homework Word Count: Intrepid: resolutely fearless; dauntless Imbued: to impregnate or inspire, as with feelings, opinions Archetype: the original pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are based; a model or first form; prototype Earmark: to set aside for a specific purpose, use, recipient Liaison: a person who initiates and maintains such a contact or connection Beset: to attack on all sides; assail; harass Perpetuate: to preserve from extinction or oblivion Akin: allied by nature; having the same properties I was not that surprised by Gates statistics. It is actually an encouraging figure. It shows that obviously something is happening causing more African Americans to become doctors and lawyers that professional athletes. What is startling is the number of African American high school students who plan on being a professional athlete that they feel because they are black...
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