Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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amble to walk at a slow, easy pace.
coalition an alliance, especially a temporary one, of various factions, parties, or nations.
conqueror one who defeats another.
distaste dislike or repugnance.
experiment to explore by trying different things.
ignorance lack of education or information.
inaugurate to start or cause to start formally.
institution an organization set up for a specific purpose, such as hospitals, churches, prisons, charities, and schools.
inter to bury in a grave or tomb.
pacify to calm or bring back peace of mind to.
premise a statement that forms the basis of an argument and that is usually accepted.
prerequisite something required beforehand.
pulverize to make into powder, as by crushing, grinding, or pounding.
salvage the act of saving property from destruction.
snob a person who admires and imitates people of a high social or intellectual class. Snobs act or feel superior to anyone of a lower class.