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Mr. Scanlon’s 7 th Grade Class
» not defeated in any battle, contest or conflict
» to not give a glossy appearance to. » to not give a superficially pleasing appearance to, especially in order to deceive; not sugar-coated: the unvarnished truth.
» 1. not real or genuine; fake; counterfeit: a phony diamond. » 2. false or deceiving; not truthful; concocted: a phony explanation.
» wild, savage, or hostile: fierce animals; a fierce look.
» a house having separate apartments for two families, especially a two- story house having a complete apartment on each floor and two separate entrances.
» the principal or dominant course, tendency, or trend: the mainstream of American culture.
» a very brief, passing look, sight, or view.
» a. to hunch: The driver hunkered over the steering wheel. » b. to hide, hide out, or take shelter (usually followed by down ): The escaped convicts hunkered down in a cave in the mountains.
» a diabolically cruel or wicked person. Synonyms: monster, savage, brute, beast, devil.
» to run with quick, hasty steps; scurry.
» having human characteristics or form; resembling human beings.
» King Arthur is Britain’s greatest mythological hero, though he may be based on a real person. His motto was, “Might for right.” He used his strength in the service of others, not for his own personal gain.
» Sitting at the head of a table meant you had a higher position. King Arthur’s knights sat as equals at a round table.
» In the legend of the Knights of the Round Table, she was wife to King Arthur. “Fair” was a word used in medieval times to describe a beautiful woman.
» any of various wall-like constructions inside a vessel, as for forming watertight compartments, subdividing space, or strengthening the structure.
» without material strength or solidity: a flimsy fabric; a flimsy structure.
» The means to drive, or cause to move, forward or onward: to propel a boat by rowing.
» 1. Strict and uncompromising; grim determination.
» to claim or assume the existence or truth of, especially as a basis for reasoning or arguing.
» 1. a search or pursuit made in order to find or obtain something: a quest for uranium mines; a quest for knowledge. » 2. Medieval Romance. an adventurous expedition undertaken by a knight or knights to secure or achieve something: the quest of the Holy Grail.
» incapable of being conquered, defeated, or subdued.
» altered by education, experience, etc., so as to be worldly-wise; not naive: a sophisticated young socialite.
» a drug containing opium or its derivatives, used in medicine for inducing sleep and relieving pain; narcotic.
» 1. consisting of or forming a large mass; bulky and heavy: massive columns. » 2. large and heavy-looking: a massive forehead.
» to thrust or bring in without invitation, permission, or welcome.
» Also called tenement house. a run- down and often overcrowded apartment house, especially in a poor section of a large city.
» to decrease seriously or exhaust the abundance or supply of: Extravagant spending soon depleted his funds.
» 1. to drive or force out or away; discharge or eject: to expel air from the lungs; to expel an invader from a country. » 2. to cut off from membership or relations: to expel a student from a college.
» 1. to cause to surge or rush back; vomit. » 2. to give back or repeat, especially something not fully understood or assimilated: to regurgitate the teacher's lectures on the exam.
» a stupid, obtuse, or mentally defective person.
» Point of view
» the curve described by a projectile, rocket, or the like in its flight.
» one billionth of a second.
» spurred or moved by a strong feeling, madness, or a supernatural power: The village believed her to be possessed by the devil.
» seeking to escape from by trickery or cleverness.
» the act of facing in hostility or defiance; opposing: The feuding factions confronted one another.
» to be passive or unthinking; to do nothing: to lie on the beach and vegetate.
» the original pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are based; a model or first form; prototype.
» a handmade object or the remnants of one characteristic of an earlier time or cultural stage, especially such an object found at an archaeological excavation.
» greed for riches
» 1. being in that place or over there; being that or those over there: That road yonder is the one to take. » 2. being the more distant or farther: yonder side.
» a cut, gash, or notch.
» to disclose or reveal (something private, secret, or previously unknown).
» utilizing mechanical parts to assist humans, supplementing or duplicating parts of the body:
» changing somewhat the form or qualities of; altering partially; amending: a modification of a contract.
» confident of one's ability, superiority, or correctness; complacent.
» the transfer of matter from one point to another without crossing the physical space between them.
» the greatest degree or best result obtained or obtainable under specific conditions.
» Recovery or regaining.
» a young woman or girl; a maiden, originally one of gentle or noble birth.
» a statement or promise strengthened by an appeal to a god or revered person.
» restless; impatient; uneasy.
» man; fellow; guy: That sheriff is a mean hombre.