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Vocab Level C Unit 7

Sadlier-Oxford Vocabular Workshop Level C Unit 7

Acme n. the highest point summit, top, peak, pinnacle low point, bottom, nadir
Attribute n. a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something trait
Attribute v. to assign to, credit with; to regard as caused by or resulting from ascribe
Belittle v. to make something appear smaller than it is; to refer to in a way that suggests lack of importance or value minimize, underrate, disparage exxagerate, magnify, overestimate
Convey v. to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; to transfer ownership or title to carry, send, impart
Doctrine n. a belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles
Excise v. to remove by cutting cut out, delete, expunge put in, insert, interpolate
Excise n. an indirect tax on the manufacture, sale, or distribution of a commodity service
Exotic adj. foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual strange, alien, picturespue, colorful native, indengenous, familiar, commonplace
Haggard adj. thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffering; wild-looking dranwn, gaunt, wasted healty, glowing, radiant, hale and hearty
jaunty adj. lively, easy, and carefree in manner; smart or trim in appearance unconcerned, lighthearted downcast, dejected, glum
juncture n. a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time union, seam, joint, turning poin
menial adj. lowly, humble, lacking importance or dignity lofty, elevated
menial n. a person who does the humble and unpleasant tasks underling, scullion, servant boss, master
parry v. to ward off, fend off, deflect, evade, avoid
parry n. a defensive movement in fencing and other sports
predatory adj. preying on, plundering, or piratical looting, pillaging, ravenous, rapacious
ravage v. to destroy, lay waste, ruin wreck, devestate spare
ravage n. ruinous damage, destruction
stance n. a way of holding the body; an attitude or position on an issue posture, bearing
tawdry adj. showy and flashy but lacking in good taste loud, garish, gaudy, tacky, vulgar refind, tasteful, subdued
turncoat n. a person who switches to an opposing side or party traitor, quisling, deserter, renegade loyalist, diehard
unassuming adj. not putting on airs, unpretentious; modest conceited, pretentious, self-important
wallow v. to roll about in lazy, clumsy, or helpless way; to overindulge in; to have in abundance delight, bask in
wallow n. a wet, muddy, or dusty area used by animals as a sort of bath; a state of moral or physical collapse
waver v. to move to and fro, become unstedy; to show lack of firmess or decision hesitate, falter stand firm, be resolute
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