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Level A Unit 8 : )

Study Guide for Book Level A Unit 8

(adj.) appearing evil or dangerous; threatening evil or harm. sinister
(n., usually pl.) a handcuff, anything that chains or confines; (v.) to chain or restrain (as with handcuffs). manacle
(adj.) tightly drawn, tense; neat, in good order. taut
(adj.) good humored, in high spirits; merry. jovial
(adj.) likely to spoil or decay. perishable
(n.) the smallest possible amount; (adj.) the lowest permissible or posssible. minimum
(v.) to find and bring back, get back; to put right, make good. retrieve
(adj.) warlike, fond of fighting; relating to war, the army, or military life. martial
(n.) the beginning, start (especially something of violent and destructive); an attack,assault. onset
(adj.) quick and skillful in movement, agile; clever. nimble
(n.) something that divides (such as a wall); the act of dividing something into parts or sections; (v.) to divide or subdivide into parts or shares. partition
(n.) wealth, riches, prosperity; great abbundance, plenty. affluence
(adj.) blocked so that nothing can go through. impassible
(n.) a steep, narrow waterfall; something falling or rushing forth in quantity; (v.) to flow downward (like a waterfall). cascade
(n.) something new, a change; the act of introducing a new method, idea, device, etc. innovation
(n., pl.) unpaid or overdue debts; an unfinished duty. arrears
(n.) the size, shape, or arrangement of something. format
(adj.) cranky, ill-tempered; full of odd whims. crotchety
(adj.) not movable; not moving. immobile
(v.) to shrink back or hide in fear or submissiveness. cringe
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