Flashcards in 7th Grade Vocab 3 Deck (77):
to assign or distribute in shares or portions
to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; to come together, assemble
bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
to yield to a request or command
not having or using, lacking
the choice part of a group of people or things; superior
an iron hook used to grab and hold; to come to gips with, wrestle or fight with
-to deprive of strength or ability
-to make legally ineligible
to urge on; to stir up, start, incite
long life, long duration, length of life
in very great numbers; a very great number
-a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally
-the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place or distance
to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion
immense; extraordinary in bulk size, or degree
connected with or related to the matter at hand
extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable, undependable
-a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object
-the outer limit of strength or resources
-to fasten with a rope or chain
a sounding together; agreement or accord
-to strive for victory or superiority
stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, deliberate
Few intellects have rivaled the __ mind of Albert Einstein.
I found several Web sites that provided information __ to the topic of my research paper.
Only an experienced and confident rider should mount a __ horse.
Some young people find it difficult to break the emotional and financial __ that bind them to their parents.
Before the storm, I __ the boat securely to the dock.
The members of our new student orchestra need to practice playing in __.
Many actors __ for the leading role in the famous director's new film.
After lengthy deliberations, the jury found the defendant guilty of __ murder.
The teachers __ books and supplies to each student on the first day of school.
A prudent investor can __ a fortune in the stock market over a long period of time.
The audience cheered the __ eats of the trapeze artists.
Employees who fail to __ with a company's rules may lose their jobs.
The old well on my grandparents' property has long been __ of water.
Each year, the social __ of the community sponsors several events to benefit local charities.
You can get a fine education regardless of whether you attend an __ school.
A ship equipped with __ may be used to recover large pieces of wreckage from the ocean floor.
Store employees __ with the thieves and held them until the police arrived.
In the 1940s and 1950s, polio __ many thousands of people each year all over the world.
Several demonstrators in the angry crowd did their best to __ a riot.
The sea turtle is know for its __.
Scientists continue to make new discoveries in their studies of the __ life-forms of the jungle.
You will find information about a __ of subjects on the Internet.
The designs for the children's playhouse were drawn to scale and in the right __.
The rude and disruptive behavior of several party guests __ the host and hostess.
syn: apportion, parcel out, allocate
syn: pile up, garner
syn: enterprising, brave
syn: consent, acquiesce
syn: wanting, bereft
syn: cream of the crop. upper crust
syn: tackle, confront, struggle with
syn: debilitate, paralyze, cripple
syn: innumerable, countless
syn: veiwpoint, sense of proportion
syn: upset, agitate, anger
syn: gigantic, tremendous, astounding
syn: pertinent, germane, applicable
syn: jumpy, restive, capricious, fickle
syn: tie up, chain up, leash
syn: harmony, concord, assent
syn: content, rival
syn: headstrong, obstinate, premeditated
ant: puny, miniscule, insignificant
ant: unconnected, extraneous
ant: bold, daring, reckless, cool, unflappable
ant: untie, let loose
ant: docile, obedient, tractable
ant: scatter, dissipate, squandor, waste
ant: timid, cowardly
ant: reject, refuse, decline
ant: full, abounding
ant: rank and file, dregs of society
ant: rehabilitate, renew
ant: stop, quell, squelch, quash
ant: shortness, transcience
ant: few, scant, sparse