Grade 8 Tier 2 Words
Terms in this set (100)
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
(n) damage to skin caused by scraping
(n) a choice
(adj.) Open to more than one interpretation; unclear
(adj.) wrong; faulty; improper
(n) a state of disorder due to absence or no recognition of authority.
adj. having an unknown or unacknowledged name
(n.) a selected collection of writings, songs, etc.
(n.) A lack of feeling, emotion, or interest
(v.) To seize; to arrest for a crime
(v.) to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own; to adapt fully
(n.) a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof.
(adj.) Daring and fearless; recklessly bold
(n.) the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience.
(adj.) having or showing a keen interest in or enthusiasm for something.
(v.) to forbid people from using (something) : to say that something cannot be used or done
(adj.) angry and aggressive : feeling or showing readiness to fight
(v.) to divide something into two equal parts
(adj.) extremely strange, unusual, atypical
(v.) to refuse to buy, use, or participate in (something) as a way of protesting : to stop using the goods or services of (a company, country, etc.) until changes are made
(adj.) able to do something : having the qualities or abilities that are needed to do something
(n.) something or someone that produces an effect, result, or condition : something or someone that makes something happen or exist (v.) to make something happen
(v). to describe the character or special qualities of someone or something
(adj.) arranged in the order that things happened or came to be
(n.) someone you work with; a co-worker
(v.) to begin; start.
(v.) to force or drive, especially to a course of action
(adj.) expressing or covering much in few words; brief in form but comprehensive in scope; succinct; terse
(v.) to bring to an end; finish; terminate
(v.) to seize by authority; to take and keep
(n.) an opinion or theory so formed or expressed; guess; speculation.
(adj.) careful and painstaking; particular; meticulous
(adj.) following one another in uninterrupted succession or order; successive
(adj.) constantly adhering to the same principles, course, form
(v.) to agree together, especially secretly, to do something wrong, evil, or illegal
(v.) to build or form by putting together parts; frame; devise.
(n.) something built (can even be an idea or image)
(v.) to compare in order to show unlikeness or differences; note the opposite natures, purposes, etc.
(n.) a striking exhibition of unlikeness.
(v.) to make more certain; confirm
(v.) to represent or characterize in words; describe.
(v.) to trace from a source or origin.
(adj.) deserving to be despised, or regarded with distaste, disgust, or disdain; contemptible
(adj.) feeling or showing profound hopelessness, dejection, discouragement, or gloom
(v.) To pass or slip by (used with time)
(v.) to go aboard; to make a start; to invest
(n.) a serious attempt or effort
(n.) that which tends to prove or disprove something; ground for belief; proof
(v.) To call forth; to produce
(adj.) capable of being done, effected, or accomplished
(n.) a central point, as of attraction, attention, or activity
(n.) any fixed or conventional method for doing something
(n.) the entire body of individuals born and living at about the same time
(adj.) causing great horror; horribly repugnant
(adj.) likely to occur at any moment; impending
(v.) to drive or cause to move onward; propel; impart motion to.
(adj.) absolutely necessary or required; unavoidable
(v.) to unite or combine
(v.) to examine by questions; question formally
(v.) to combine; blend; unite
(adj.) taking or showing extreme care about minute details; precise; thorough
(v.) to change somewhat the form or qualities of; alter partially; amend
(n.) rebellion against any authority
(v.) to give an account or tell the story of (events, experiences, etc.)
(n.) a person who is new to the circumstances, work, etc., in which he or she is placed; beginner
(adj.) out-of-date, no longer in use
(n.) the action of opposing, resisting, or combating
(v.) to pass away or disappear
(n.) a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally; the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance
(adj.) capable of convincing
(v.) to take and use ideas, passages, etc., from another's work
(adj.) being exactly that and neither more nor less
(n.) A statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events.
(adj.) Commonly occurring; widely accepted or practiced
(n.) an act or a manner of proceeding in any action or process; conduct
(adj.) Very deep; penetrating beyond the superficial
(n.) An owner of a store or other business
(adj.) careful, cautious
(n.) a pen name, name assumed by a writer
(v.) to repeat (a passage, phrase, etc.) from a book, speech, or the like, as by way of authority, illustration, etc.
(n.) a person who refuses allegiance to, resists, or rises in arms against the government or ruler of his or her country
(v.) to resist or rise against some authority, control, or tradition.
(v.) to snub; to repel, drive away
(v.) to express sharp, stern disapproval of; reprove; reprimand.
(v.) to occur again, as an event, experience, etc.
(adj.) springing back; rebounding.
(n.) an answer or reply, as in words or in some action.
(v.) to re-echo, resound; to reflect or be reflected repeatedly
(adj.) important; of consequence.
(adj.) having a likeness or resemblance
(v.) To make a pretense of, imitate; to show the outer signs of
(adj.) existing, occurring, or operating at the same time; concurrent
(n.) any thing or place from which something comes, arises, or is obtained; origin
(adj.) specified, precise, or particular
(adj.) coming or resulting from a natural impulse or tendency; without effort or premeditation; natural and unconstrained; unplanned
(v.) to think or infer without certain or strong evidence; conjecture; guess
(n.) a state or condition of mental uncertainty or excitement, as in awaiting a decision or outcome, usually accompanied by a degree of apprehension or anxiety.
(n.) A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount of data
(n.) A long, angry speech
(adj.) affecting, concerning, or involving all
(v.) to confirm, support, corroborate
(adj.) capable of being changed
(n.) something that may or does vary or change; a variable feature or factor.
(n.) conformity to truth or fact; accuracy
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