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Middle School: 8th Grade
acclaim     Speak
 
(1)
v.  
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applaud; give public approval and praise
uphold or retain; maintain in safety from injury, peril, or harm
comfort someone and stop them from worrying; cause to feel sure or certain
deny the truth of a statement, especially by asserting the opposite; confront
make an official examination of the accounts of a business and produce a report
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astronomical     Speak
 
(2)
a. or ad.  
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very absolute or pure; nothing other than
imposed as an obligation or duty; currently holding an office
without question and beyond doubt; clearly
stated explicitly or in detail; definite
enormously large or extensive; relating to astronomy
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biology     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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lack of courage to face danger; extreme timidity; lack of spirit
a sudden, short period of noise, confusion, or excited movement
a device that uses lenses to make very small objects look larger
feeling of excitement and happiness
science that studies living organisms
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bulletin     Speak
 
(4)
n.  
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brief statement of facts; any public notice or announcement
illegal, bad, or dishonest behaviour, especially by people in positions of power; bribery or fraud
place or ground set apart for the burial of the dead; graveyard
form containing a set of questions, submitted to people to gain statistical information
small squares of pasta, often filled with meat or cheese, that are cooked in boiling water
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concession     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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a thick, white sauce made from oil, vinegar, and the yellow part of eggs, usually eaten cold
marks to clarify meaning of written material by grouping words into sentences, clauses, and phrases
group of people together in one place to watch or listen to a play, film, or speaking
a device that uses lenses to make very small objects look larger
something that is allowed or given up, often to end a disagreement; act of yielding
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cultural     Speak
 
(6)
a. or ad.  
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relating to the habits, traditions, and beliefs of a society
giving help or support, especially to a more important person or thing
not able or intended to be moved
reaching an answer by thinking carefully about the known facts
periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
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despondent     Speak
 
(7)
a. or ad.  
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unhappy and with no hope or enthusiasm
reaching an answer by thinking carefully about the known facts
giving help or support, especially to a more important person or thing
having three parts of the same type, or happening three times
very exciting to look at; impressive or especially great
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emotion     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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brief statement of facts; any public notice or announcement
a strong feeling such as love or anger, or strong feelings in general
state or federal prison for convicted felons
action of saying words aloud to be typed or written down
any of a group of natural substances that are necessary in small amounts for the growth and good health
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exhilaration     Speak
 
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n.  
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a sudden, short period of noise, confusion, or excited movement
feeling of excitement and happiness
a thick, white sauce made from oil, vinegar, and the yellow part of eggs, usually eaten cold
shortening something by omitting parts of it
length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on its edge
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generosity     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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a sport in which two or four people hit a light object with feathers over a high net
water that falls from the clouds towards the ground, especially as rain or snow
quality or condition of being generous; quality of being noble
a large mass of ice floating at sea
a thick, white sauce made from oil, vinegar, and the yellow part of eggs, usually eaten cold
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impartial     Speak
 
(11)
a. or ad.  
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easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with
physically violent and frightening; extremely severe or violent
not involving fighting or the use of physical force
fair; showing lack of favoritism
without an equal; being the only one of its kind
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invitation     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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ability to see; sight; vivid mental image
act of having and controlling property; belongings
a request to participate, be present, or take part in something
light in a transparent protective case
a body of water cut off from a larger body by a reef of sand or coral
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medicine     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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very small organisms that are found everywhere and are the cause of many diseases
criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force
an event or fact that has unfortunate consequences; catastrophe
treatment for illness or injury
amount or number of something, especially that can be measured
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minutiae     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans
an event or fact that has unfortunate consequences; catastrophe
a powerful circular current of water, usually the result of conflicting tides
curved path an object follows after it is thrown or shot into the air
the small, precise, or trivial details of something
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nonstop     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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a movement or set of movements needing skill and care; strategy
something that is allowed or given up, often to end a disagreement; act of yielding
a flight made without intermediate stops between source and destination
one who strongly supports something; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause
language study of the origin and history of words
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principle     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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length of a straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on its edge
basic truth, law, or assumption; rule or law of nature; rule of personal conduct
ornament, hanging from a necklace; a piece of jewellery worn around the neck
illegal, bad, or dishonest behaviour, especially by people in positions of power; bribery or fraud
a person who has responsibility for or looks after something
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punctuation     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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shortening something by omitting parts of it
a rude decoration inscribed on rocks or walls
someone who has a lot of experience, knowledge, or skill in a particular subject
marks to clarify meaning of written material by grouping words into sentences, clauses, and phrases
application of science, especially to industrial or commercial objectives
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sociology     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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a request to participate, be present, or take part in something
a small, flat cake that is dry and usually sweet; cookie
a wide street in city, usually with trees on each side or along the centre
the study of the relationships between people living in groups, especially in industrial societies
a substance that is used to prevent or hide unpleasant smells, like those of the body
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specialist     Speak
 
(19)
n.  
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ability to see; sight; vivid mental image
someone who has a lot of experience, knowledge, or skill in a particular subject
a request to participate, be present, or take part in something
a type of mathematics that deals with the relationship between the angles and sides of triangles
organization created for business ventures, especially one that will earn money
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unbreakable     Speak
 
(20)
a. or ad.  
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unfriendly and not liking something; showing the disposition of an enemy
without question and beyond doubt; clearly
clearly noticeable; that certainly exists
springing back; able to return quickly to a former state or condition
impossible to break especially under ordinary usage
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