vocabulary unit 7
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vocabulary unit 7
unit 7 vocabulary words flash cards
(n.) the highest point
: summit, top, peak, pinnacle
: low point, bottom, nadir
A perfect game is the ______ of any pitcher's career in baseball.
(n.) a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something; (v.) to assign to, credit with; to regard as caused by or resulting from
: (v.) ascribe
The __________ I most admire in you is your willingness to give everyone's opinions a fair hearing.
The doctor_________ my runny nose and itchy eyes to multiple allergies.
(v.) to make something appear smaller than it is ; to refer to in a way that suggests lackof value
: minimize, underrate, disparage
: exaggerate, magnify, overestimate
Candidates for public office may resort to negative ads that ________ their opponents' records.
(v.) to transport ; to transmit; to communicate, make known; to transfer ownership or title to
: carry, send, impart
Please _________ our best wishes to your parents on their twenty- fifth wedding anniversary.
(n.) a belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles
No two religions see eye to eye on every fine detail of ____________.
(v.) to remove by cutting; (n.) an indirect tax on the manufactrue, sale, or distribution of a commodity or service
: (v.) cut out, delete, expunge
: (v.) put in, insert, interpolate
If you ________ taht irrelevant remark, you will improve your essay.
The ________ imposed on such potentially dangerous products as tobacco and alcohol have skyrocketed.
: charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
: strange, alien, picturesque, colorful
A recipe may call for _____ herbs and spices that are difficult to obtain.
(adj.) thin, pale , and careworn as a result of worry or suffering; wild-looking
: drawn, gaunt, wasted
: healthy, glowing, radiant, hale and hearty
The ________ refugees were given food, clothing, and temporary shelter.
(adj.) lively, easy, and carefree, in manner
: smart or trim in apperarance
: unconcerned, lighthearted
: downcast, dejected, glum
I bought a ________ straw hat.
(n.) a joining together
: the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time
: union, seam, joint, turning point
Our property ends at the _________ of the two stone walls.
(adj.) lowly, humble, lacking importance or dignity; (n.) a person who does the humble and unpleasant tasks
: (n.) underling, scullion, servant
: (adj.) lofty, elevated; (n.) boss, master
(v.) to ward off, fend off, deflect, evade, avoid
: (n.) a defensive movement in fencing and other sports
An effective press secretary can_________ almost any questions a reporter asks.
The challenger's swift_______ caught the champion completely off guard.