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20 terms

Spelling Unit 7

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amiss
faulty; imperfect, not as it should be; in a mistaken or improper way, wrongly
brawl
a noisy quarrel or fight
detest
to hate, dislike very much, loathe
domestic
native to a country, not foreign; relating to the life or affairs of a household; a household servant
flagrant
extremely bad, glaring; scandalous, notorious
flaw
a slight fault, defect, crack
fledgling
an inexperienced person, beginner
fluster
to make or become confused, agitated, or nervous
foremost
chief, most important, primary
momentum
the force or speed with which something moves
notable
striking, remarkable; a person who is well-known, distinguished, or outstanding in some way
nurture
to bring up, care for, train, nourish; rearing, training, upbringing
paradox
self-contradictory statement that on closer examination proves true; a person or thing with seemingly contradictory qualities
perjury
the act of swearing to a lie
presume
to take for granted, assume or suppose; to dare, take upon oneself, take liberties
prior
earlier, former
proficient
skilled, expert, or capable in any field or activity
salvo
a burst of gunfire or cannon shot, often as a tribute or salute; a sudden burst of anything; a spirited verbal attack
vigilant
wide-awake, alert, watchful
wrath
intense anger