Sadlier-Oxford Seventh Grade Unit 4 Vocabulary - Definitions

  1. Controverial
    arousing argument, dispute, or disagreement
  2. Procure
    to obtain through special effort; to bring about
  3. Alliance
    A joining together for the same common purpose
  4. Bewlider
    To puzzle completely, confuse
  5. Buffoon
    A clown; a coarse, stupid person
  6. Dishearten
    To discourage
  7. Fruitless
    Not producing the desired results, unsuccessful
  8. Hostile
     Unfriendlt; unfavorable; warlike, aggressive
  9. Inflammable
     Easily set on Fire; easily angered or aroused
  10. Inflict
     To give or cause something unpleasant, impose
  11. Malignant
    deadly, extremely harmful, evil; spiteful, malicious
  12. Mortify
    To hurt someone's feelings deeply; to cause embarassment or humiliation; to subdue or discipline by self-denial or suffering
  13. Orthodox
    In agreement with established or generally accepted beliefs or ways of doing things
  14. Scurry
    To run quickly, scamper, hurry
  15. Sodden
     Soaked with liquid or moisture; expressionless, dull; spiritless, listless
  16. Spirited
    Full of life and vigor; courageous
  17. Virtual
    Having a certain force or effect in fact but not in name; so close as to be equivalent to the real thing
  18. Void
    (Adj) Completely empty; having no legal force or effect; (n.) empty or unfilled space; (v) to cancel or nullify
  19. Wayward
    Disobedient, willful; unpredictable, capricious
  20. Wince
    (v.) To draw back suddenly, as though in pain or fear; (n.) the act of drawing back in this way.
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Sadlier-Oxford Seventh Grade Unit 4 Vocabulary - Definitions
Made 10-18-12, quiz 10-19-12