• Vocabulary 7th Grade

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    1. evict  - expel from one's property or force to move out 
    2. trek - any long and difficult trip 
    3. infuriate -  make extremely angry 
    4. irrelevant - having no bearing on or connection with the subject at issue 
    5. epidemic  - a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease 
    6. sham  - something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be 
    7. impartial - showing lack of favoritism 
    8. abate - become less in amount or intensity 
    9. industrious - characterized by hard work and perseverance 
    10. devastate  - overwhelm or overpower 
    11. precise  - sharply exact or accurate or delimited acknowledge 
    12. acknowledge  - declare to be true or admit the existence or reality of 
    13. estimate  - judge tentatively 
    14. agent - a representative who acts on behalf of others 
    15. authority  - the power or right to give orders or make decisions

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    1. astute - marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    2. authentic - not counterfeit or copied
    3. delicacy - the quality of being exquisitely fine in appearance
    4. derogatory - expressive of low opinion
    5. devour - eat immoderately
    6. figment - a contrived or fantastic idea
    7. mythical - based on or told of in traditional stories
    8. plumage - the covering of feathers on a bird
    9. predatory - living by preying on other animals
    10. prior - earlier in time
    11. scavenge - clean refuse from
    12. slaughter - the killing of animals, as for food
    13. solitude - a state of social isolation
    14. ungainly - lacking grace in movement or posture
    15. vulnerable - capable of being wounded or hurt

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    1. admonish- scold or reprimand; take to task
    2. aghast - struck with fear, dread, or consternation
    3. annihilate - kill in large numbers
    4. benefactor - a person who helps people or institutions
    5. bestow - give as a gift
    6. devious - turning away from a straight course
    7. devoid - completely wanting or lacking
    8. heed - careful attention
    9. mortal - subject to death
    10. muse - reflect deeply on a subject
    11. pioneer - one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory
    12. plague
      any large-scale calamity
    13. subside - wear off or die down
    14. unwitting - not aware or knowing
    15. wrath - intense anger

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    1. acquire - come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    2. antagonize - provoke the hostility of
    3. competent - properly or sufficiently qualified, capable, or efficient
    4. comprise - be made of
    5. correspond - take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
    6. dilapidated - in a state of decay, ruin, or deterioration
    7. illustrious - widely known and esteemed
    8. incident -  a single distinct event
    9. inherit - receive from a predecessor
    10. latitude - an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    11. loath - strongly opposed
    12. maintain - keep in a certain state, position, or activity
    13. renovate - estore to a previous or better condition
    14. reprimand - an act or expression of criticism and censure
    15. supervise - watch and direct

     

     

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    1. adequate  - having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
    2. administer - supervise or be in charge of
    3. agitate - move or cause to move back and forth
    4. capitulate - surrender under agreed conditions
    5. hovel - small crude shelter used as a dwelling
    6. illiterate - not able to read or write
    7. disrupt - make a break in
    8. citrus - a tropical tree cultivated for its juicy edible fruits
    9. menial - relating to unskilled work, especially domestic work
    10. permanent - continuing or enduring without marked change in status
    11. respite - a pause from doing something
    12. strenuous - taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
    13. toil - work hard
    14. urgent  - compelling immediate action

     

     

    Vocabulary List 6

    1. addict - to cause to become dependent’
    2. aspire - have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
    3. bias - a partiality preventing objective consideration of an issue
    4. blatant - without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
    5. candid - openly straightforward and direct without secretiveness
    6. confront - oppose, as in hostility or a competition
    7. debut - the act of beginning something new
    8. enroll - register formally as a participant or member
    9. fluster - cause to be nervous or upset
    10. impunity - exemption from punishment or loss
    11. intensify - increase in extent or strength
    12. intimidate - compel or deter by or as if by threats
    13. obnoxious - causing disapproval or protest
    14. retort - a quick reply to a question or remark
    15. stint - supply sparingly and with restricted quantities



    Vocabulary List 7

    1. beseech - to ask earnestly; to beg
    2. consternation - amazement or fear that makes one feel confused
    3. delectable - pleasing to the senses, especially to the sense of taste; delicious
    4. garland - a wreath or chain of leaves and flowers
    5. gratify - to please or satisfy
    6. haughty - showing too much pride in oneself and scorn or contempt for others
    7. impetuous - inclined to act without thinking; hasty
    8. lavish - much more than enough
    9. pluck - ]to pull off or out; to pick
    10. ponder - to think about; to consider carefully
    11. privilege - a special favor, right, or advantage given to a person or group
    12. prostrate - lying face down, especially to show respect
    13. rapture - a state of great joy, or love
    14. revelry - noisy merrymaking
    15. whim - a sudden wish to do something without a particular reason; a fanciful idea

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