unit 7 vocab

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  1. the highest point
    EX: a perfect game is the ______ of any pitcher's career in baseball.
    ACME
  2. (N) quality or characteristic belonging to or someone
    (V) to assign to, credit with,
    ex: the ______ i most admire in you is your willingness to give everyone your willingness to give everyone's opinions a fair hearing
    attribute
  3. to make something appear smaller than it is
    ex: Candidates for public office may resort to negative ads that ________ their opponents' record
    belittle
  4. to transport; Please ______ our best wishes to your parents on their 20th wedding anniversary.
    covey
  5. a belief or teaching; No two religions see eye to eye on every fine detail of ______.
    doctrine
  6. to remove by cutting; if you _____ that irrelevant remark, you will improve your essay.
    excise
  7. foreign;a recipe may call for_____ herbs and spices that are hard to find.
    exotic
  8. thin, pale;the _____ refugees were given food and clothing.
    haggard
  9. lively, easy, and carefree;I bought a _______ straw hat.
    jaunty
  10. lowly, humble;during the great depression people were thankful to have work of any kind no matter how______.
    menial
  11. to ward of, fend off;an effective press secretary can ______ almost any question a reporter asks.
    parry
  12. preying on; owls and other _____ caught the championship completely off guard.
    predatory
  13. to destroy; swarms of locusts ______ the farmers fields
    ravage
  14. a way of holding the body;a fashion model's ______ is calculated to show off a designers clothes with best advantage.
    stance
  15. showy and flashy but lacking good taste; An excess of gold braid and glittery beads gave costumes a ______look
    tawdry
  16. a person who stitches to an opposite side or party; strikers generally consider those workers who cross the picket lines to be ____
    turncoat
  17. not putting on airs;many celebrities remain ______ despite their fame and wealth
    unassuming
  18. to roll about in lazy; pigs like to ______ in the mud all day.
    wallow
  19. to move to and fro; the committee _____ for several days before choosing the winner.
    waver
  20. a joining together; our property ends at the _____ of the two stone walls.
    juncture

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