Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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avenge to inflict punishment or cause suffering as retribution for.
compensate to pay or repay.
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.
diverse of different kinds or sorts.
embitter to make bitter the feelings or attitude of (someone).
fathom to get to the bottom of or understand completely.
glower to look or stare with sullenness, anger, or animosity; scowl.
jubilee a particularly celebrated anniversary, such as the fiftieth, or the celebration itself.
monitor to observe in order to check on.
omission the act of leaving out or the condition of being left out.
parasite a plant, animal, or fungus that lives on or in another living thing, called the host. A parasite gets its food and energy from the host organism.
patent a government grant that gives someone the right to make, use, or sell an invention. A patent is given for a certain number of years.
premature done, happening, or born before the expected time; too soon.
successive following one after another.
vengeance injury or damage done to a person in return for injury or damage inflicted by him or her; retribution.