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debate: to discuss a topic where there may be different points of view and try to convince others of your opinion.

Example: My family debated for hours because everyone had a different opinion about where we should spend our summer vacation. Guess who won the debate? Me!

Remote: out of the way or in the distant future, not important in the moment.

Example:  Although going to college seems remote, my parents insisted I study hard so that I could get into a good school.

Respected: held in high regard.

Example: No matter what we thought about a teacher, we were taught to respect all grown-ups.

neglected:  to not pay attention to, or to ignore.

Example: My parents told me that my tomato plant died because I neglected to water it every day.