8th Grade Vocabulary
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8th Grade Vocabulary
OVMS ILA Vocab
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Self-restraint, self-discipline, not over doing things (such as eating too much, or buying too
many things for oneself, etc.)
A magical word or phrase uttered with the intention of bringing about evil or destruction; a curse
To be at equal distances from (as in two places)
Not relevant or related to the topic or subject
A type or category of artistic (music, writing, dance, movies, etc) work
The action of intervening on behalf of another
Situated or done within the walls of a building
The examination or observation of one's own mental and emotional state
Having, showing, or done with good judgment or sense.
the lending of small amounts of money at low interest to new businesses in the developing world.
A person who travels often from place to place
Made up of many cultures or ethnic groups
the middle part of a country (away from its borders and/or coasts)
False or wrong information (usually done on purpose)
the outer limits or edge of an area.
having many aspects or parts; diverse, various
moderate or average in size or amount; average; normal; mediocre
done with little effort or planning; hasty; brief; careless; offhand
harsh sounding; loud, boisterous, not harmonious
An amazing, exceptional, or unusual thing or person; genious; mastermind; epitome
To pity or show compassion for; or to agree with
communicating without using physical signals or the known sense; psychic; clairvoyant
a mutually beneficial relationship between people, groups or organisms.
To pity or show compassion for; to agree with
To be or go beyond the range or limits of something (something abstract)
The words that communicate how an author feels about his or her topci; his or her attitude shown through word choice.
The feeling a story creates in the reader
Main idea; the topic sentence of a paragraph or a paper; the sentence that summarizes what the whole thing is all about.
a non-literal comparison of two things, using
Lasting only a short time; impermanent
A non-literal comparision of two things, where one thing is said to actually be the other.