Vocabulary Workshop: Unit 7 (ALL)

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barrier
something that blocks the way; an obstacle
calculate
to find out by using mathematics or reasoning; to reckon, estimate
compose
to be or make up the parts of, form; to create or write; to calm or quiet one's mind
considerable
fairly large in size or extent; worthy of attention
deputy
one chosen to help or take the place of another or to act in that person's absence
industrious
busy, working steadily
jolt
to shake up roughly; to move along in a jerky or bumpy fashion
loot
to rob by force or violence, especially during war or time of unrest
rejoice
to feel joy or great delight; to make joyful
reliable
deserving trust, dependable
senseless
lacking meaning, stupid or foolish; without use of the senses
shrivel
to shrink and wrinkle, especially from heat, cold, or dryness