8th Grade Vocabulary

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8th Grade Vocabulary
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  1. gen
    birth/race
  2. ab
    from/away
  3. dict
    speak
  4. equi
    equal
  5. extra
    outside
  6. Self-restraint, self-discipline, not over doing things (such as eating too much, or buying too
    many things for oneself, etc.)
    abstemious
  7. A magical word or phrase uttered with the intention of bringing about evil or destruction; a curse
    malediction
  8. To be at equal distances from (as in two places)
    Equidistant
  9. Not relevant or related to the topic or subject
    Extraneous
  10. A type or category of artistic (music, writing, dance, movies, etc) work
    Genre
  11. inter
    among/between
  12. intra
    within
  13. intro
    inside
  14. jud
    judge
  15. micro
    small
  16. The action of intervening on behalf of another
    Intercession
  17. Situated or done within the walls of a building
    Intramural
  18. The examination or observation of one's own mental and emotional state
    Introspection
  19. Having, showing, or done with good judgment or sense.
    Judicious
  20. the lending of small amounts of money at low interest to new businesses in the developing world.
    Microcredit
  21. migr
    move
  22. multi
    much
  23. mid
    partial/between
  24. mis
    wrong, bad
  25. per
    throughout
  26. Migrant
    A person who travels often from place to place
  27. Multicultural
    Made up of many cultures or ethnic groups
  28. Midland
    the middle part of a country (away from its borders and/or coasts)
  29. Misinformation
    False or wrong information (usually done on purpose)
  30. Periphery
    the outer limits or edge of an area.
  31. Multifarious {ADVANCED}
    having many aspects or parts; diverse, various
  32. Middling {ADVANCED}
    moderate or average in size or amount; average; normal; mediocre
  33. Perfunctory {ADVANCED}
    done with little effort or planning; hasty; brief; careless; offhand
  34. Phon
    Sound
  35. Pro
    Before/For
  36. Super
    Over, Above
  37. Sym
    Together
  38. Tele
    Distant
  39. Cacophonous
    harsh sounding; loud, boisterous, not harmonious
  40. Prodigy
    An amazing, exceptional, or unusual thing or person; genious; mastermind; epitome
  41. Superfluous
    To pity or show compassion for; or to agree with
  42. Telepathic
    communicating without using physical signals or the known sense; psychic; clairvoyant
  43. Symbiosis [ADVANCED]
    a mutually beneficial relationship between people, groups or organisms.
  44. Sympathize
    To pity or show compassion for; to agree with
  45. To be or go beyond the range or limits of something (something abstract)
    Transcend
  46. Trans
    across
  47. Tone
    The words that communicate how an author feels about his or her topci; his or her attitude shown through word choice.
  48. Mood
    The feeling a story creates in the reader
  49. Thesis
    Main idea; the topic sentence of a paragraph or a paper; the sentence that summarizes what the whole thing is all about.
  50. simile
    a non-literal comparison of two things, using like or as
  51. Transient {advanced}
    Lasting only a short time; impermanent
  52. Metaphor
    A non-literal comparision of two things, where one thing is said to actually be the other.

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