Grade Seven MidTerm Review

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ploy

strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy

rile

to make angry, to arouse resentment

dubious

open to doubt or suspicion

raucous

unpleasantly loud and harsh

glowered

looked at or stared angrily or sullenly

foresight

ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future

waned

to grow gradually less

vexed

to anger or cause agitation

bade

Urged, compelled

hearkening

listen carefully or giving careful attention

audacity

excessive boldness, rashness, daring

distinctness

unmistakable, clearly defined

derision

scoffing at, mockery, ridicule

concealment

the condition of being concealed or hidden

reposed

To lay at rest

renounced

to give up

insolently

rudely, boldly, disrespectfully

deprived

to take something away as in a form of punishment

privilege

a special right or advantage given under certain conditions

scornfully

without respect

awed

filled with admiration

clutch

to grasp with the hand

sidekick

a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

impediment

obstacle

ambushed

surprise attack

foreboding

an unfavorable omen

brooding

preoccupied with depressing, morbid, or painful memories or thoughts

confirmed

made certain to be true

conjectured

form an opinion or supposition about (something) on the basis of incomplete information

chuck

to toss or throw

surreptitiously

stealthily; sneakily

derisive

ridiculing, mocking

eulogized

praise highly in speech or writing

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