Sadlier Oxford Chapter 7 Vocabulary
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(n.) the highest point
Ex. A perfect game is the ________ of any pitcher's career.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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 _____.
(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.
(adj.) foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
Ex. A recipe may call for _____ herbs and spices that are difficult to obtain.
(adj.) thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffering; wild-looking
Ex. The ______ refugees were given food, clothing, and temporary shelter.
(adj.) lively, easy, and carefree in manner; smart or trim in appearance
Ex. I bought a _____ straw hat.
(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.
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