Unit 7

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tiffanyrojas
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Unit 7
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2011-04-25 15:07:07
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sadlier oxford vocablary level
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  1. the highest point
    acme
  2. a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something
    attribute
  3. to make something appear smaller than it is
    belittle
  4. to transport , transmit or communicate
    convey
  5. a belief , principle , or teaching ; a system of such beliefs or principles
    doctrine
  6. to remove by cutting
    excise
  7. foreign charmingly unfamiliar or strinkingly unusual
    exotic
  8. thin , pale , and careworn as a result of worry or suffering
    haggard
  9. lively , easy , and carefree in manner
    jaunty
  10. a joining together the point at which two things are joined
    juncture
  11. lowly , humble , lacking importance or dignity
    menial
  12. to ward off , fend off , deflect , evade , avoid
    parry
  13. preying on , plundering , or piratical
    predatory
  14. to destroy , lay waste , ruin
    ravage
  15. a way of holding the body ; an attitude or position on an issue
    stance
  16. showy and flash but lacking in good taste
    tawdry
  17. a person who who switches to an opposing side or party
    turncoat
  18. not puttng on airs , unpretentious ; modest
    unassuming
  19. to roll about in a lazy , clumsy , or helpless way
    wallow
  20. to move to and fro , become unsteady ; to show lack of firmness or decision
    waver

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