Chap. 7 vocab.

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  1. A perfect game is the ____ of any pitcher's in baseball.

    The highest point
    Acme
  2. The ________ I most admire in you is your willingness to give everyone's opinions a fair hearing.

    A quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something.
    Attribute
  3. Candidates for public office may resort to negative ads that ________ their opponents' records.

    To make something appear smaller than it is
    Belittle
  4. Please ______ our best wishes to your parents on their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.

    To transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; to transfer ownership or title to.
    Convey
  5. No two religions see eye to eye on every fine detail of ________.

    A belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles.
    Doctrine
  6. If you ______ that irrelevant remark, you will improve your essay.

    To remove by cutting
    Excise
  7. A recipe may call for ______ herbs and spices that are difficult to obtain.

    Foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual.
    Exotic
  8. The _______ refugees were give food, clothing, and temporary shelter.

    Thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffering; wild looking.
    Haggard
  9. I bought a ______ straw hat.

    Lively, easy, and carefree in manner; smart or tim in appearance.
    Jaunty
  10. Our property ends at the ________ of the two stone walls.

    A joining together the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time.
    Juncture
  11. During the Great Depression, people were thankful to have work of any kind, no matter how ______.

    Lowly, humble, lacking Importance or dignity.
    Menial
  12. An effective press secretary can _____ almost any question a reporter asks.

    To ward off, fend off, deflect, evade, avoid.
    Parry
  13. Owls and other _________ Birds play an important role in maintaining the balance of nature.

    Preying on, plundering, or piratical.
    Predatory
  14. Swarms of locusts ______ the farmer's fields and orchards.

    To destroy, lay waste, ruin.
    Ravage
  15. A fashion model's ______ is calculated to show off a designer's clothing to best advantage.

    A way of holding the the body; and attitude or position on an issue.
    Stance
  16. CANDIDATES FOR PUBLIC OFFICE MAY RESORT TO NEGATIVE ADDS THAT

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