chapter & emily bryant

  1. Acme
    the highest point
  2. Attribute
    a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something; to assign to
  3. Belittle
    to make something appear smaller than it is; to refer to in a way that suggest lack of importance or value
  4. Convey
    to transport; to transmit; to communicate; make known; transfer ownership or title to
  5. Doctrine
    a belief, principle, or teaching, a system of such beliefs or principles; a formulation of such beliefs or principles
  6. Excise
    to remove by cutting; an indirect tax on the manufacture, sale, or distribution of a commodity or service
  7. Exotic
    foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual

    syn: strange
  8. Haggard
    thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffering; wild-looking

    syn; wasted
  9. Jaunty
    lively, easy, and carefree in manner; smart or trim in appearance

    syn: unconcerned
  10. Juncture
    a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time
  11. Menial
    lowly, humble, lacking importance or dignity; a person who does the humble and unpleasant tasks

    syn: servant
  12. Parry
    to ward off, fend off, deflect, evade, avoid; a defensive movement in fencing and other sports
  13. Predatory
    preying on, plundering, or piratical
  14. Ravage
    to destroy, lay waste, ruin; ruinous damage, destruction
  15. Stance
    a way of holding the body; an attitude or position on an issue
  16. Tawdry
    showy and flashy but lacking in good taste
  17. Turncoat
    a person who switches to an opposing side or party
  18. Unassuming
    no putting on airs;
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chapter & emily bryant
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