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Unit 7 vocab words - level B

Mrs. Elmy's classes unit 7 vocabulary word list. They are not in order by the level like A or B but just in alphabetical order. So Look at the board first.
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amiss
(adj.) faulty, imperfect, not as it should be; (adv.) in a mistaken or improper way, wrongly
brawl
(n.) a noisy quarrel or fight; (v.) to quarrel or fight noisily
detest
(v.) to hate, dislike very much, loathe
domestic
(adj) native to a country, not foreign; relating to the life or affairs of a household; (n) a household servant
flagrant
(adj.) extremely bad, glaring; scandalous, notorious
flaw
(n.) a slight fault, defect, crack
fledgling
(n.) an inexperienced person, beginner; a young bird about to leave the nest; (adj.) inexperienced, budding
fluster
(v.) to make or become confused, agitated, or nervous; (n.) a state of confusion or agitation
foremost
(adj.) chief, most important, primary; (adv.) in the first place
momentum
(n.) the force of speed with which something moves
notable
(adj.) striking, remarkable; (n.) a person who is well known, distinguished, or outstanding in some way
nurture
(v.) to bring up, care for, train, nourish; (n.) rearing, training, upbringing
paradox
(n.) a self-contradictory statement that on closer examination proves true; a person or thing with seemingly contradictory qualities
perjury
(n.) the act of swearing to a lie
presume
(v.) to take for granted, assume or suppose; to dare, take upon oneself, take libertie
prior
(adj.) earlier, former
proficient
(adj.) skilled, expert, or capable in any field or activity
salvo
(n.) a burst of gunfire or cannon shot, often as a tribute or salute; a sudden burst of anything; a spirited verbal attack
vigilant
(adj.) wide-awake, alert, watchful
wrath
(n.) intense anger