Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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aggression an attack or war against a country started without good cause by another country.
charter an official document given by a government or ruler to a business or other group. The charter explains the group's rights and responsibilities.
customary usual, habitual, or traditional.
discrimination the act of treating some people unfairly because of prejudice.
eclipse the blocking from view of the sun, a moon, or a planet by another heavenly body. In an eclipse of the sun, the sun is hidden from earth's view by the moon passing between the sun and the earth.
fortress a large, fortified building or area, often around a town or settlement.
inadequate not enough; not good enough.
ineffective producing little or none of the desired or intended impact.
leisurely unhurried; slow.
miscellaneous made up of many different kinds.
preventative designed to serve as a hindrance or method of prevention.
rout1 a confused retreat of troops after they have been beaten.
statistics (used with a singular verb) the mathematical study of numerical information, especially representative information about a limited portion of a population that is used to make generalized conclusions about the whole.
swoon to lose consciousness; faint.
tangible capable of being touched or perceived by touch.