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Chapter 8 Vocabulary words
To join at one end or be next to, to support, prop up.
Land that _________a river or lake is considered a highly desirable location on which to build a summer home.
Clothes, apparel, garb.
The special _________that firefighters wear helps to protect them from flames and smoke.
To be of use or benefit to, to make use of.
Be sure to _________ yourself of all the services that the school library has to offer.
A very close friend, pal, chum, buddy.
We have been _________ ever since we met in the second grade.
Puzzling, mystifying, or enigmatic.
The letter to the editor was so __________ that I couldn't be certain what the writer had actually intended to say.
Going in different directions.
Two people may be close friends despite their having very _________ interests and beliefs.
Despite a long, close, and tense match, the defeated player felt no _________ toward the new champion.
Very earnest, emotional, passionate, extremely hot.
The president delivered a _________ plea for tolerance and unity.
Thin and bony, starved looking, bare, barren.
We left food and water for the _________ alley cat.
To pass through or gain entrance to gradually or stealthily.
Some of our men __________ the enemy's camp and captured their leader.
To make of no value or consequence, cancel, wipe out.
After seven days, you cannot _________ the contract without being charged a penalty.
Capable of being grasped by the senses or mind.
There was no _________ improvement in the patient's condition despite the doctors' best efforts to treat the infection.
To plunge straight down.
Gannets and other seabirds __________ headfirst into the ocean to catch small fish and squid.
To declare publicly or officially.
We __________ our loyalty to our county when we recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
An agent, substitute.
the vice president may be called upon to be the president's __________ at the funeral of a foreign leader.