Vocab Section 1

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vocabulary workshop level c section 1 (grade 8)


n. a proverb, wise saying


n. a rich mass of are in a mine; something very valuable, profitable, or rewarding; a source or wealth or prosperity; a very large amount; sudden profit or gain


lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity; difficult to work with or deal with; rude


(n.) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong or commanding place


to work together


(n.) an order having the force of law; (v.) to issue such an order; to command firmly or forcefully


(adj.) disagreeable in sound, jarring; lacking in harmony, conflicting


to develop gradually; to rise to a higher level


(n.) a passage taken from a book, article, etc.; (v.) to take such a passage; to quote


(v.) to feel about hesitantly with the hands; to search blindly and uncertainly


v. to float or hang over; to mover back and forth uncertainly over or around


(v.) to make or force one's way by pushing or elbowing; to bump, shove, brush against; to compete for


(n.) a person who moves slowly or falls behind; (adj.) falling behind; slow to move, act, or respond


(n. pl.) applause; enthusiastic praise or approval


to make impossible, prevent, shut out


(v.) to return, go back


(n.) broken stone or bricks; ruins


(adj.) of or relating to a slave; behaving like or suitable for a slave or a servant, menial; lacking spirit or independence, abjectly submissive


(n.) a watch, especially at night; any period of watchful attention


(v.) to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; (n.) a noisy quarrel

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