8th Grade Unit 8

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abut

v. to join at one end or be next to; to support, prop up

attire

n. clothes, apparel, garb; v. to dress, adorn, or bedeck

avail

v. to be of use or benefit to; to make use of; to take advantage of; to profit or benefit; n. use, benefit, or value

crony

n. a very close friend, pal, chum, buddy

cryptic

adj. puzzling, mystifying, enigmatic

divergent

adj. going in different directions; different from each other; departing from convention, deviant

enmity

n. hatred, ill-will

fervent

adj. very earnest, emotional, passionate; extremely hot

gaunt

adj. thin and bony, starved looking; bare, barren

infiltrate

v. to pass through or gain entrance to gradually or stealthily

nullify

v. to make of no value or consequence, cancel, wipe out

perceptible

adj. capable of being grasped by the senses or mind

plummet

v. to plunge straight down; n. a weight fastened to a line

proclaim

v. to declare publicly or officially

proxy

n. an agent, substitute; a written permission allowing one person to act in another's place

rankle

v. to cause anger, irritation, or bitterness (with the suggestion that the pain grows worse with time)

scavenger

n. a person who collects or removes usable items from waste materials; an animal that feeds on refuse or dead bodies

stint

v. to limit, be sparing or frugal; n. a limit or restriction; a fixed share of work or duty; a period of activity

stoical

adj. self-controlled, not showing feeling in response to pleasure or pain

unflagging

v. tireless, continuing with vigor

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