Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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ambush a surprise attack made from a hidden place.
angular having a bony structure, as a person's body.
commute to ride or drive a long distance to and from work or school.
covenant a usually formal agreement between two or more parties to engage in or refrain from something.
criticism the act of judging what is good or bad in something.
disclosure the act or process of making known, uncovering, or exposing.
futile unlikely to produce or incapable of producing a desired result; ineffective; useless.
genre a category of artistic work marked by a particular specified form, technique, or content.
hormone a substance made by certain cells in the body. Hormones move around the body in the blood and have effects on certain organs and cells. Hormones help control body processes such as growth.
intellect the ability to reason and understand.
jaunt a short trip made for fun and pleasure.
moderate not too much or too little; within limits.
prospective likely or expected.
stereotype a standardized and usually oversimplified and inaccurate conception held in common by many people.
summary a short and usually comprehensive statement of what has been previously stated.