Westing Game 8th Grade

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Westing Game 8th Grade
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  1. something that is creating, or tending to create, division, separation, or difference
    divisive
  2. having a snobby attitude, thinking you’re better than others
    uppity
  3. to talk in a foolish way, chatter or babble for no reason
    prattle
  4. defense by an accused person of being elsewhere when a crime was committed
    alibi
  5. a person who works as an apprentice or trainee in an occupation or profession
    intern
  6. surveillance; close and continuous watching or guarding
    scrutiny
  7. something that is unusual, peculiar, or odd
    eccentric
  8. guilty of dishonest practices, such as bribery
    corrupt
  9. expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, or insulting
    indignant
  10. to determine how much something is worth
    appraise
  11. an object that reminds a person of a past event, a souvenir
    memento
  12. so upset and worried that you cannot think clearly
    distraught
  13. to do something to show you are sorry for hurting or upsetting someone, especially something that makes it better for them
    amends
  14. showing less respect for someone than they deserve, or making someone feel embarrassed or ashamed
    demeaning
  15. very eager to please or agree with people who are powerful
    obsequious
  16. extremely luxurious
    plush
  17. in a state of decay or decomposition, rotten
    putrid
  18. shutting out all others who are not invited
    exclusive
  19. to slope backward or move away
    receding
  20. a person that pays rent to use land, a building, or other property owned by someone else
    tenant
  21. going beyond what is superficial,
    external, or obvious
    profound
  22. feeling hopeless, dejected, or gloomy
    despondent
  23. to make someone seem guilty of a crime
    incriminate
  24. an illness or a serious problem
    malady
  25. to escape from someone or something,
    especially by tricking them
    elude

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