Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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acquisition the act or process of obtaining or making one's own.
charitable generous in donations or benevolent actions for needy persons.
compulsory required or necessary.
conservative wanting things to stay as they are; not favoring change.
creed a set of beliefs held by a person or group.
dilemma a situation that requires a choice between two actions, neither of which will be a good solution.
explicit said or written in a clear and direct way.
harmony being in agreement; unity.
maintain to continue; keep in existence.
plume a large, fluffy, colorful feather.
pry1 to be too curious about another person's private life.
suppliant a person who makes a heartfelt request.
swindle to cheat out of money or property.
tyranny a government in which a single person rules absolutely and in a cruel way.
validate to prove acceptable; verify.