Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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abduct to carry off or lead away by force; kidnap.
adolescent a person who is changing from a child to an adult; teenager.
convenience the quality of being useful or handy for someone's purpose or need.
deprecate to disparage or treat as having small value; depreciate.
diverse of different kinds or sorts.
embezzle to steal what was put in one's care.
entice to lure or tempt, as by calling attention to the possible benefits of an action.
illuminate to light up; make bright with light.
interact to respond to one another in a social situation.
logical resulting from clear thinking; sound.
pension money paid at regular times by a former employer to a person who has retired, or by the government to a person who is not able to work.
quote to repeat a passage or information from.
refugee a person forced to leave his or her home or country to seek safety or protection.
resent to feel anger or bitterness about or toward, especially when something is seen to be unfair.
wretched characterized by or causing misery and suffering.