20 terms

Superior 9th Grade Tier Two Vocabulary List 9


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Miscellaneous (adjective)
(of items or people gathered or considered together) of various types or from different sources
Adjective (adjective)
(of a collection or group) composed of members or elements of different kinds
Innovate (verb)
make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products
Warden (noun)
a person responsible for the supervision of a particular place or thing or for ensuring that regulations associated with it are obeyed
Phenomenon (noun)
a fact or situation that is observed to exist or happen, especially one whose cause or explanation is in question
Recur (verb)
occur again, periodically, or repeatedly
Recur (verb)
(of a thought, image, or memory) come back to one's mind
Recourse (noun)
a source of help in a difficult situation
Recourse (noun)
the legal right to demand compensation or payment
Leverage (noun)
the exertion of force by means of a lever or an object used in the manner of a lever
Leverage (verb)
use borrowed capital for (an investment), expecting the profits made to be greater than the interest payable
Leverage (verb)
use (something) to maximum advantage
Macabre (adjective
disturbing and horrifying because of involvement with or depiction of death and injury.
Regal (adjective)
of, resembling, or fit for a monarch, especially in being magnificent or dignified
Rebel (noun)
a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or ruler
Rebel (verb)
rise in opposition or armed resistance to an established government or ruler
Archaic (adjective)
very old or old-fashioned
Archaic (adjective)
(of a word or a style of language) no longer in everyday use but sometimes used to impart an old-fashioned flavor
Anarchic (adjective)
with no controlling rules or principles to give order
Envelop (verb)
wrap up, cover, or surround completely