10 terms

Vocabulary for Success, Level B, Grade 7, Lesson 12

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monarchy
government headed by a king, queen, or other ruler who has inherited the position
estate
all the money, property, and other valuable items that a person leaves when he/she dies; a social class
chivalry
code of conduct for knights in Middle Ages - gracious and courteous conduct especially toward women
flaunt
show off and try to impress
succulent
tastes delicious; plant that stores moisture
squire
a young nobleman who tended to knight's needs; escort and attend to needs
court
place where king/queen resides; seek person's attention and favor with goal of marriage
allegiance
loyalty and devotion
rationalize
create an excuse or an explanation to make appear better
stabilize
stop changing and become more constant and regular
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