7th Grade Vocabulary Unit 8

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abnormal

not usual, not typical, strange

capsize

to turn bottom side up, upset

catastrophe

a large-scale disaster, misfortune or failure

decrease

v. to become or make less
n. a lessening

disputations

inclined to argue or debate; provoking debate

eject

to drive or throw out, evict

flourish

to grow, thrive, be prosperous; to wave in the air; a dramatic gesture; a fanfare of horns

incentive

a reason for doin, a reason for doing something; something that stimulates action

insubordinate

disobedient, rebellious

legible

easily read

nub

the central point or heart of a matter; a knob

onslaught

a violent attack; a sudden rush of something

ordain

to establish by law; to order or command; to appoint as a priest or minister; to destine

outstrip

to get ahead of; do better than, exceed

pervade

to spread throughout

prudent

cautious, careful, showing good sense

quench

to put out, extinguish, end

remnant

a small part remaining behind

simultaneous

happening or existing at the same time

swerve

v. to turn aside abruptly;
n. a sharp or sudden turn

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