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33 terms

Grade Seven MidTerm Review

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ploy
strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
rile
to make angry, to arouse resentment
dubious
open to doubt or suspicion
raucous
unpleasantly loud and harsh
glowered
looked at or stared angrily or sullenly
foresight
ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
waned
to grow gradually less
vexed
to anger or cause agitation
bade
Urged, compelled
hearkening
listen carefully or giving careful attention
audacity
excessive boldness, rashness, daring
distinctness
unmistakable, clearly defined
derision
scoffing at, mockery, ridicule
concealment
the condition of being concealed or hidden
reposed
To lay at rest
renounced
to give up
insolently
rudely, boldly, disrespectfully
deprived
to take something away as in a form of punishment
privilege
a special right or advantage given under certain conditions
scornfully
without respect
awed
filled with admiration
clutch
to grasp with the hand
sidekick
a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
impediment
obstacle
ambushed
surprise attack
foreboding
an unfavorable omen
brooding
preoccupied with depressing, morbid, or painful memories or thoughts
confirmed
made certain to be true
conjectured
form an opinion or supposition about (something) on the basis of incomplete information
chuck
to toss or throw
surreptitiously
stealthily; sneakily
derisive
ridiculing, mocking
eulogized
praise highly in speech or writing