Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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associate to connect with something else in one's mind.
calamity an event causing great harm, pain, or destruction; disaster.
compute to figure out or calculate by using arithmetic.
context the setting of a word or phrase in speaking or writing that determines or affects its meaning. Context can be pictures, sounds, other words, or physical surroundings.
contingency a future event that is possible but not likely.
diminish to make smaller or cause to appear smaller in size or importance.
embezzle to steal what was put in one's care.
encase to enclose.
factual containing facts; true.
interval the period of time between two events or situations.
lament to mourn for or regret.
policy1 a set of rules or a plan that is used as a guide for action.
suppliant a person who makes a heartfelt request.
tart1 sour or acid in taste; sharp; biting.
trivial not valuable or important; insignificant.