Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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civilization an advanced state of development of a society as judged by such things as having a system of government and laws, using a written language, and keeping written records.
contrary completely different; opposite.
covenant a usually formal agreement between two or more parties to engage in or refrain from something.
dauntless incapable of being discouraged or frightened off; fearless.
enforce to put in force; make people obey.
hulk an old ship that no longer is in use.
irrelevant not having anything to do with the matter being considered or talked about.
meditate to think calmly, deeply, and at length (sometimes followed by "on" or "upon").
mite1 a tiny animal that is related to the spider. Most mites are parasites and live on other animals or plants.
occupant someone who lives or works in a place or fills a position.
optimist one who usually or in a specific instance expects a good outcome. (Cf. pessimist.)
placement the act of putting into position or the state of being put into position; location.
poise a state or position of balance.
reconstruction the act or result of rebuilding or remaking.
saunter to walk at an unhurried, leisurely pace; stroll.