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8th grade spelling

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mobility
the ability to move easily from place to place
promote
give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
aggressive
having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends
gradual
proceeding in small stages
apposition
the act of positioning close together (or side by side)
juxtapose
place side by side
session
a meeting devoted to a particular activity
assessor
an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it
sedentary
(adj.) characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place
epilogue
a short passage added at the end of a literary work
eulogy
a formal speech praising a person who has died
onomatopoeia
using words that imitate the sound they denote
pseudonym
a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
anonymous
having no known name or identity or known source
chauffeur
a person hired to drive or bring someone to another location; a driver
referral
the act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency)
circumference
The distance around a circle
tenant
someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
tentative
uncertain
recapitulate
summarize briefly
encapsulate
to place in a capsule; to condense or summarize
repellent
highly offensive
impel
cause to move forward with force
pendant
an adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring)
pendulum
something that hangs and swings back and forth
expenditure
payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
ecstatic
joyous; extremely happy
status quo
staying the same; unchanging
stationary
standing still; not moving
unconscionable
unscrupulous; shockingly unfair or unjust
omniscient
knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding
conscientious
guided by or in accordance with conscience or sense of right and wrong
dissent
a difference of opinion
sentimental
romantic or emotional; feelings tied to the past
conducive
tending to cause or bring about
aqueduct
a structure that carries water over long distances
superfluous
more than is needed, desired, or required
audible
able to be heard
cacophony
harsh sounds
tactile
producing a sensation of touch
contiguous
side by side, touching; near; adjacent in time
claustrophobia
An abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces