Chapter 7

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Chapter 7
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unit 7 vocab. words
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  1. A perfect game is the ______________ of any pitcher's career in baseball.
    Acme
  2. The___________ I most admire in you is your willingness to give everyone's opinions a fair hearing.
    Attribute
  3. Candidates for public office may resort to negative ads that _____________ their opponents' records.
    Belittle
  4. Please _____________ our best wishes to your parents on their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.
    Convey
  5. No two religons see eye to eye on every fine detail of ______________.
    Doctrine
  6. If you ____________ that irrelevant remark, you will improve your essay.
    Excise
  7. A recipe may call for ______________ herbs and spices that are difficult to obtain.
    Exotic
  8. The ____________ refugees were given food, clothing, and temporary shelter.
    Haggard
  9. I brought a ____________ straw hat.
    Jaunty
  10. Our property ends at the ________________ of the two stone walls.
    Juncture
  11. New immigrants may find jobs as ___________ in hotels and restaurants.
    Menial
  12. The challenger's swift ___________ caught the champion completely off guard.
    Parry
  13. Owls and other __________ birds play an important role in maintaining the balance of nature.
    Predatory
  14. Swarms of locusts ___________ the farmer's fields and orchards.
    Ravage
  15. A fashion model's _______________ is calculated to show off a designer's clothing to best advantage.
    Stance
  16. An excess of gold braid and glittery beads gave the costumes a ______________ look.
    Tawdry
  17. Strikes generally consider those workers who cross the picket lines to be ______________.
    Turncoat
  18. Many celebrities remain ___________ despite their fame and wealth.
    Unassuming
  19. After a strenuous hike, I was too tired to do anything but _______________ blissfully in a hot bath.
    Wallow
  20. The committee ___________ for several days before choosing the winner of the essay contest.
    Waver

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