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20 terms

7th Grade Unit 6

STUDY
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anonymous
unnamed, without the name of the person involved (writer, composer, etc...); lacking individuality or character
browse
to nibble, graze; to read casually; to window shop
dupe
a person easily tricked or deceived; to deceive
dynamic
active, energetic, forceful
eradicate
to root out, to get rid of, destroy completely
frustrate
to prevent from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire; to cause feelings of discouragement
grim
stern, merciless; fierce, savage, cruel
inimitable
not capable of being copied or imitated
makeshift
a temporary substitute for something else; crude, flimsy or temporary
marginal
in, at, or near the edge of a margin; only barely good, large, or important enough for the purpose
pending
waiting to be settled; until
prescribe
to order as a rule or course to be followed; to order for medical purposes
preview
something seen in advance; to view before hand
prominent
standing out so as to be easily seen; important, well-known
quaint
odd or old fashioned in a pleasing way; clever, ingenious; skillfully made
reluctant
unwilling, holding back
scrimp
to handle very economically or stingily; to supply in a way that is small, short, or scanty
snare
to trap, catch; a trap or entanglement
utmost
greatest, highest, farthest; the extreme limit
vengeance
punishment in return for an injury or a wrong; unusual force or violence