Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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barricade a structure that is put up quickly for protection or to block the way.
behavioral of or concerning the actions and reactions of a group, person, animal, or thing.
cleave1 to adhere tightly; stick fast (usually followed by "to").
dire causing, likely to cause, or involving terror or suffering.
excise1 a tax levied on the manufacture or sale of certain goods within a nation or state.
formulation the process or result of clear, methodical development or articulation.
involvement the state of having a role in or interest in.
mock to make fun of in a mean way.
obese very fat.
objective a goal or purpose that a person works to achieve; aim.
obstruction something that blocks the way or prevents progress.
opposition the act or state of being against, or the state of having someone against another.
placement the act of putting into position or the state of being put into position; location.
torrent a heavy flow of water with a strong current, such as a rushing stream, a flood, or a heavy rainfall.
unearth to find or reveal by searching.