||Part of Speech
||to attach firmly to something; to give support or maintain loyalty
||Cohere, stick, cling
||I must adhere to my beliefs on how to treat others.
||afraid that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen
||Anxious, uneasy, foreboding
||The student was apprehensive about her exam grade
||to make a judgment about (something); to require someone to pay a particular amount of money
||Judge, estimate, valuate
||Neglect, ignore, guess
||The inspector had to assess the damage to the house.
||to assume or accept (something, such as cost or responsibility); to hold, carry, or support; to give as testimony
||Tolerate, Convey, testify
||Evade, refuse, drop
||I must bear the full weight of my responsibilities as I bear testimony at court.
||to officially decide (something) especially because of evidence or facts; to learn or find out (something) by getting information; ascertain or establish exactly, typically as a result of research or calculation
||Jane looked over her options in order to determine the best choice for her future.
||to help (something) run more smoothly and effectively
||Ease, expedite, assist
||Block, hinder, obstruct
||The teacher facilitated the discussion of the novel.
||to form (an opinion) from evidence : to reach (a conclusion) based on known facts; to hint or suggest (something)
||Guess, speculate, intuit
||Larry inferred the right answer based on the context of the sentence.
||present and capable of emerging or developing but not now visible, obvious, active, or symptomatic
||Inherent, underlying, hidden
||Active, apparent, obvious
||Mom’s latent tendency to sarcasm later became apparent as I reached my teen years.
||to happen, go, or come before (something or someone); to surpass in rank, dignity, or importance
||Preface, predate, outrank
||Follow, finish, obey
||His date preceded him out of the car. The general precedes the army private.
||suggestive of sad thoughtfulness
||Dreamy, wistful, solemn
||Ignorant, carefree, exuberant
||The senior was pensive as graduation came closer and the future was unclear.
||remaining after a process has been completed or something has been removed; an internal aftereffect of experience or activity that influences later behavior
||Remnant, remainder, leftover
||Disappeared, finished, departed
||She’s still dealing with the residual effects of the accident.
||showing little or no change, action, or progress; standing or fixed in one place
||Immobile, unchanging, inert
||Changeable, active, alert
||Mrs. Conover called the character static because he never changed or grew.