unit 7-level c

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unit 7-level c
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  1. the highest point
    summit, top, peak, pinnacle
    acme
  2. a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something
    attribute
  3. to make something appear small than it is; to refer to in a way that suggests lack of importance or value
    minimize, underrate, disparage
    belittle
  4. to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; to transfer ownership or title to
    carry, send, impart
    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
    cut out, delete, expunge
    excise
  7. foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
    strange, alien, picturesque, colorful
    exotic
  8. thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffering; wild-looking
    drawn, gaunt, wasted
    haggard
  9. lively, easy, and carefree in manner; smart or trim in appearance
    unconcerned, lighthearted
    jaunty
  10. a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time
    union, seam, joint, turning point
    juncture
  11. lowly, humble, lacking importance or dignity... a person who does the humble and unpleasant tasks
    underling, scullion, servant
    menial
  12. to ward off, fend off, deflect, evade, avoid... a defensive movement in fencing and other sports
    parry
  13. preying on, plundering, or piratical
    looting, pillaging, ravenous, rapacious
    predatory
  14. to destroy, lay waste, ruin... ruinous damage, destruction
    wreck, devastate
    ravage
  15. a way of holding the body; an attitude or position on an issue
    posture, bearing
    stance
  16. showy and flashy but lacking in good taste
    loud, garish, gaudy, tacky, vulgar
    tawdry
  17. a person who switches to an opposing side or party
    traitor, quisling, deserter, renegade
    turncoat
  18. not putting on airs, unpretentious; modest
    unnasuming
  19. to roll about in a lazy, clumsy, or helpless way; to overindulge in; to have in abundance... a wet, muddy, or dusty area used by animals as a sort of bath; a state of moral or physical collapse
    delight in, bask in
    wallow
  20. to move to and fro, become unsteady; to show lack of firmness or decision
    hesitate, falter
    waver

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