Level C unit 7

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acme

(n.) the highest point

attribute

(n.) a quality or characteristic belonging to or accociated with someone or something; (v.) to assign to, credit with; to regard as caused by or resulting from

belittle

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

convey

(v.) to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; to transfoer ownership or title to

doctrine

(n.) a belief, principle, or teaching; a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles

excise

(v.) to remove by cutting; (n.) an indirect tax on the maufacture

exotic

(adj.) foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual

haggard

(adj.) thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffering; wild-looking

jaunty

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juncture

(n.) a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time

menial

(adj.) lowly, humble, lacking importance or dignity; (n.) a person who does the humble and unpleasant tasks

parry

(v.) to ward off, fend off, deflect, evade, avoid; (n.) a defensive movement in fencing and other sports

predatory

(adj.) preying on, plundering, or piratical

ravage

(v.) to destory, lay waste, ruin; (n.) ruinous damage, destruction

stance

(n.) way of holding the body; an attitude or position on an issue

tawdry

(adj.) showy and flashy but lacking in good taste

turncoat

(n.) a person who switches to an opposing side or party

unassuming

(adj.) not putting on airs, unpretentious; modest

wallow

(v.) to rool about in a lazy, clumsy, or helpless way; to overindulge in; to have in abundance; (n.) a wet, muddy, or dusty area used by animals as a sort of bath; a state of moral or physical collapse

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