unit 7

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  1. Acme
    summit, top, peak, pinnacle
  2. Attribute
    • n.) trait
    • v.)ascribe
  3. Belittle
    minimize, underrate, disparage
  4. Convey
    carry, send, impart
  5. Doctrine
    a belief, principle or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles
  6. Excise
    cut out, delete, expunge
  7. Exotic
    strange, alien, picturesque, colorful
  8. Haggard
    drawn, gaunt, wasted
  9. Jaunty
    unconcerned, lighthearted
  10. Juncture
    union,seam, joint, turning point
  11. Menial
    underling, scullion, servant
  12. Parry
    to ward off, fend off, deflect, evade, avoid;(n) a defensive movement in fencing other sports
  13. Predatory
    looting, pillaging, ravenous, rapacious
  14. Ravage
    wreck, devastated
  15. Stance
    posture, bearing
  16. Tawdry
    loud, garnish, gaudy, tacky,vulgar
  17. Turncoat
    traitor, quisling, deserter, renegade
  18. Unassuming
    not putting on air, unpretentious; modest
  19. Wallow
    delight in, bask in
  20. Waver
    hesitate, falter
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unit 7
2011-04-25 17:31:05
shantall guallasamin

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