ch 7 vocab

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ch 7 vocab
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  1. a quality or characterstic belonging to or assoiciated with someone or something
    ATTRIBUTE
  2. The highest point.
    ACME
  3. To make something appear smaller than it is. to refer to in a way that suggests lack of importantance or value.
    BELITTLE
  4. to transport ; to transmit ; to communicate, make known ; to transfer ownership or title to
    CONVEY
  5. a belief, principle or teaching ; a system of such beliefs or principles ; a formulation of such beliefs or principles
    DOCTRINE
  6. to remove by cutting ; an indirect tax on the manufacture , sale, or distribution of a commodity or service.
    EXCISE
  7. foreign ; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
    EXOTIC
  8. thin pale and careworn as a result of worry or suffering wild- looking
    HAGGARD
  9. lively easy and carefree in manner ; smart or trim in appearance
    JAUNTY
  10. a joining together ; the point at which two things are joined ; any important point of time
    JUNCTURE
  11. lowly, humble, lacking of diginity ; a person who does the humble and unpleasant tasks.
    MENIAL
  12. to ward off, fend off, deflect, evade, aviod ; a defensive movement in fensing and other sports
    PARRY
  13. preying on, plundering or piracatal
    PREDATORY
  14. to destroy , lay waste, ruin ; ruinous damage , destruction
    RAVAGE
  15. a way of holding the body; an attitude or position on an issue
    STANCE
  16. showy and flashy but lacking in good taste
    TAWDRY
  17. a person who switches to an opposing side or party
    TURNCOAT
  18. not putting airs unpretentious ; modest
    UNASSUMING
  19. to roll about in lazy clumsy or helpless way
    WALLOW
  20. to move to and from because an unsteady ; to show lack of firmness
    WAVER

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