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The Declaration

Katherine Albuquerque

Katherine Albuquerque, Editor

Katherine Albuquerque is a senior at Colonia High School and a second-year journalism student. People know her by her nickname, Katie. She’s a member of the Black Student Union and is a part of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and Rho Kappa. Moreover, she enjoys volunteering as much as possible, since she loves giving back to the community. During her free time, you can find her listening to music, reading a book, hanging out with friends, and wondering where she’s going to travel to next. She hopes to have a career that allows her to go all over the world and discover new cultures. Albuquerque is enthusiastic about being an editor for The Declaration

All content by Katherine Albuquerque
Farewell to the Declaration and all its readers! Thank you for the last two years!

Farewell

June 16, 2022
Young children are the most credulous individuals in the world. 

Credulous

June 15, 2022
During Christmas time, people always festoon their homes with many lights. 

Festoon

June 14, 2022
There are many lotions that act as a panacea after sunburn. 

Panacea

June 13, 2022
Peoples work experience becomes evanescent once they retire. 

Evanescent

June 9, 2022
Dictators usually arrogate their citizens rights frequently. 

Arrogate

June 8, 2022
Used to describe something that is done without energy or enthusiasm, as a duty or out of habit.

Perfunctory

June 8, 2022
Its important to blend the smoothie for a while so the ingredients can meld together.

Meld

June 2, 2022
In medieval times, prisoners would have fetters all day long. 

Fetter

May 27, 2022
The uncanny behavior of my dog was caused by the sound of thunder and lighting. 

Uncanny

May 27, 2022
The benevolent cafeteria worker always gives me an extra cookie with my lunch. 

Benevolent

May 25, 2022
A fluffy dogs dander normally gets everywhere around the house. 

Dander

May 24, 2022
Psychologists often treat patients who have mercurial personalities. 

Mercurial

May 23, 2022
Most schools have ad hoc snow days to use in the winter. 

Ad Hoc

May 20, 2022
Losing a job puts a kibosh on peoples vacation plans. 

Kibosh

May 19, 2022
Dictators worldwide indoctrinate people and take away many of their rights. 

Indoctrinate

May 18, 2022
Every nonpareil disease is a challenge to scientists worldwide. 

Nonpareil

May 17, 2022
Classical Greek authors gave many epithets to the characters in their epics. 

Epithet

May 16, 2022
During colonial America, witches were known for their turpitude. 

Turpitude

May 13, 2022
Car salesmen have a tendency of bloviating every day when theyre trying to make a sale. 

Bloviate

May 12, 2022
The abandoned house was so ramshackle that it would take years to repair. 

Ramshackle

May 11, 2022
Every year, political parties have conclaves in Washington D.C. 

Conclave

May 10, 2022
Every year, New York officials orientate a St. Patricks day parade in honor of the Irish.

Orientate

May 9, 2022
The childs anger was mollified as soon as he saw his parents coming toward him. 

Mollify

May 6, 2022
Fractious individuals are always removed from a courtroom during a trial. 

Fractious

May 5, 2022
There was abeyance in many businesses when the COVID pandemic began two years ago. 

Abeyance

May 4, 2022
Business people must be able to schmooze everyday with others in order to become successful. 

Schmooze

May 3, 2022
My parents used to give me piggyback rides as a child.

Piggyback

May 2, 2022
In some countries around the world, people like to have salt junk for breakfast. 

Salt Junk

April 28, 2022
People with cerebral capabilities normally enjoy visiting museums. 

Cerebral

April 27, 2022
The movie Despicable Me is best known for its yellow minions. 

Minion

April 26, 2022
The hoary owl landed on my windowsill.

Hoary

April 25, 2022
In the show, the queen stopped the enemys vanguard and alerted the guards. 

Vanguard

April 15, 2022
The arrival of the clubs owner was opportune because the team had its first victory. 

Opportune

April 14, 2022
Most people are bemused when they hear announcements in a foreign language. 

Bemuse

April 13, 2022
People auditioning for a circus must be good at funambulism. 

Funambulism

April 12, 2022
The parents decorated the babys room with zoomorphic images.

Zoomorphic

April 11, 2022
The armed forces have mettlesome soldiers who are always ready to fight. 

Mettlesome

April 8, 2022
The druthers of many is to live in the countryside instead of the coast. 

Druthers

April 7, 2022
The manager was fired for grifting funds from the company. 

Grift

April 6, 2022
Those who overcome adversities in life are very courageous. 

Adversity

April 5, 2022
The salient cheekbones of the model made her famous worldwide. 

Salient

April 4, 2022
Some people around the world have a predilection for French pastries.

Predilection

April 1, 2022
The children played with the malleable slime and made all kinds of shapes. 

Malleable

March 31, 2022
The employees feel chagrin when they are reprimanded by their bosses in front of other colleagues. 

Chagrin

March 30, 2022
Restaurants must have palatable food in order to attract customers. 

Palatable

March 29, 2022
Climate change is decimating coral reefs in the tropics. 

Decimate

March 28, 2022
Clean oceans must continue being bastions for fish to survive. 

Bastion

March 25, 2022
The nurses kindness was reciprocated by the staff buying her lunch. 

Reciprocate

March 24, 2022
It may seem ostensible that most tourists love to explore, but thats not always true. 

Ostensible

March 23, 2022
During the middle ages, henchmen could be found all over England. 

Henchman

March 22, 2022
The furtive fox stole the couples picnic basket.

Furtive

March 21, 2022
The nascent of new vaccines has saved so many lives worldwide.

Nascent

March 18, 2022
Many limericks are often retold on St. Patricks Day.

Limerick

March 17, 2022
People in the marketing field must be gregarious in order to sell their product.

Gregarious

March 15, 2022
Cryptography allows for a secure way to communicate online. 

Crytography

March 14, 2022
Maria is the archetype of a successful biologist. 

Archetype

March 11, 2022
The tempestuous weather prevented many people from getting home for Christmas. 

Tempestuous

March 10, 2022
The rumor spread around the school, besmirching the girls reputation. 

Besmirch

March 9, 2022
Holly decided to try and solve the riddles that were in the back of her book.

Riddle

March 8, 2022
The girl was very compendious in her essay.

Compendious

March 7, 2022
Mary helped her dad level the painting on the wall so it wouldnt be askew. 

Askew

March 6, 2022
Climate change has made it difficult for some countries to slough off their problems with air pollution.

Slough

March 3, 2022
People can find a lot of clothes at thrift stores that may be appear to kitsches to others.

Kitsch

March 2, 2022
The teacher said the girl’s painting was too prosaic to be entered in the art show.

Prosaic

March 1, 2022
The girl began to founder during her dance recital due to stress.

Founder

February 28, 2022
The girl felt embarrassed when her mother made a speech after her performance. 

Embarrass

February 25, 2022
The grade she gets on the test is of utmost importance to her parents. 

Utmost

February 24, 2022
During the middle ages, writers wrote countless parables. 

Parables

February 23, 2022
When the news of the hurricane transpired, people in town began to panic.

Transpire

February 22, 2022
The girl hewed to the schools dress code after getting in trouble several times. 

Hew

February 18, 2022
It is very difficult to get to the top echelon in a large corporation.

Echelon

February 17, 2022
The figure skater gave a slapdash performance.  

Slapdash

February 16, 2022
Teachers must give students specific passes so they can’t meander around the hallways. 

Meander

February 15, 2022
The girl found a billet-doux in her locker from an anonymous admirer.

Billet-doux

February 14, 2022
The teacher said the students had to collaborate on the project.

Collaborate

February 11, 2022
The teacher gave the students a peremptory command to clean up after themselves.

Peremptory

February 10, 2022
She was having a yen for something salty, so she got some french fries.

Yen

February 9, 2022
The girls hair was disheveled after the hairdresser bleached it. 

Disheveled

February 8, 2022
Some students are admonished for not cleaning up after they eat in the cafeteria. 

Admonish

February 7, 2022
The principal was jettisoned from the school after he insulted a student.

Jettison

February 4, 2022
While applying for a job, most people need to show the boss bona fides. 

Bona Fides

February 3, 2022
Some jobs require employees to be obsequious towards their bosses. 

Obsequious

February 2, 2022
The zoo made sure to make homogeneous habitats for each species. 

Homogeneous

January 31, 2022
Myopic people often get corrective eye surgery or wear glasses or contacts.

Myopic

January 28, 2022
The girls plan to success is a ziggurat- there are many steps for her to achieve her dreams. 

Ziggurat

January 27, 2022
The salesperson bamboozled her into buying the sofa. 

Bamboozle

January 26, 2022
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