Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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adhesive able or likely to stick to something; clinging.
adjunct attached or connected but not fully integrated; supplementary; subordinate.
amble to walk at a slow, easy pace.
clarification the act or process of making more clear or less confusing.
concordance an alphabetical index of all the main words in a book or in the entire work of an author, listing the contexts in which each word occurs and giving page references for each occurrence.
editor a person who reads and corrects materials for publication.
inconvenient causing trouble or extra effort; not convenient.
integrity a strong sense of honesty; firmness of moral character.
literally word for word.
monitor to observe in order to check on.
motive an idea, need, desire, or impulse that causes a person to act in a particular way or do a particular thing; reason.
portfolio a collection of unbound papers or other printed material, often constituting a sample of one's professional work, intended to be shown to others and transported from place to place in a specially designed case.
pretense an act or instance of pretending; sham or fiction.
restrain to hold back or control.
toxin any poisonous substance that is produced by living cells or living organisms.