Sadlier Oxford Chapter 7 Vocabulary

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  1. (n.) the highest point

    Ex. A perfect game is the ________ of any pitcher's career.
    Acme
  2. (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

    Ex. 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.
    Attribute
  3. (v.) to make something appear smaller than it is; to refer to in a way that suggests lack of importance or value

    Ex. Candidates for public office may resort to negative ads that _____ their opponents records.
    Belittle
  4. (v.) to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; to transfer ownership or title to

    Ex. Please ______ our best wishes to your parents on their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.
    Convey
  5. (n.) a belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles

    Ex. No two religions see eye to eye on every fine detail of _____.
    Doctrine
  6. (v.) to remove by cutting; (n.) an indirect tax on the manufacture, sale, or distribution of a commodity or service

    Ex. If you _____ that irrelevant remark, you will improve your essay.

    The _____ imposed on such potentially dangerous products as tobacco and alcohol have skyrocketed.
    Excise
  7. (adj.) foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual

    Ex. A recipe may call for _____ herbs and spices that are difficult to obtain.
    Exotic
  8. (adj.) thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffering; wild-looking

    Ex. The ______ refugees were given food, clothing, and temporary shelter.
    Haggard
  9. (adj.) lively, easy, and carefree in manner; smart or trim in appearance

    Ex. I bought a _____ straw hat.
    Jaunty
  10. (n.) a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time

    Ex. Our property ends at the _____ of the two stone walls.
    Juncture

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