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Vocbaulary 7

attribute a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something
attribute to assign to, credit with: to regard as caused by or resulting from
convey to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; to transfer ownership or make title to
exotic foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
haggard thin, pale and careworn as a result of worry or suffering: wild-looking
juncture a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time
menial lowly, humble, lacking importance or dignity
menial a person who does the humble and unpleasant tasks
parry to ward off, fend off, evade, avoid;
parry a defensive movement in fencing and other sports
tawdry showy and flashy but lacking in good taste
turncoat a person who switches to an opposing side or party
wallow to roll about in a lazy, clumsy or helpless way; to overindulge in: to have an abundance
wallow a wet, muddy, or dusty area used by animals as a sort of bath: a state of moral or physical collapse
acme the highest point
belittle to make something appear smaller than it is; to refer to in a way that suggests lack of importance or value
doctrine belief, principle, or teaching, a system of such belief or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles
excise to remove by cutting
excise an indirect tax on the manufacturer, sale or distribution of a commodity or service
jaunty lively, easy and carefree in manner; smart or trim in appearance
predatory preying on; plundering; or piratical
ravage to destroy, lay waste, ruin
ravage ruinous damage, destruction
stance a way of holding the body; an attitude or position on an issue
unassuming not putting on airs, unpretentious; modest
waver to move to and fro, become unsteady; to show lack of firmness or decision
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