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© Vocabulary.com100 Words Every MiddleSchooler Should KnowMrs. Lynch-Loscalzo (NY)American Heritage Dictionaries normally feature about 70,000entries. From that multitude, the editors have chosen 100Read more...someone who o±ers opposition– New York Times(Nov 10, 2014)The students are united by shared su±ering,and by a commonadversary.adversary
great coolness and composure under strain– New York Times(May 18, 2014)I wish I had handled it withaplomb.aplombin fear or dread of possible evil or harm– New York Times(Jul 3, 2014)Virga still feelsapprehensivewhen visiting anunfamiliar zoo.apprehensiveinherent abilityI was recently asked in an interview, what ismore valued by companies –aptitudeorattitude?
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© Vocabulary.comtaking heed– Time(Oct 2, 2014)You make sure to be extraattentiveto yourfriend.attentivesend away from a place of residence, as for punishment– New York Times(Dec 5, 2014)Napoleon loses so big that he isbanishedtoan island.banishblock o± with barriers– Washington Times(Dec 1, 2014)The Secret Service ordered nearby streets andparking lotsbarricadedfor security.barricade
© Vocabulary.comdeceive someone about your strength or intentions– New York Times(Sep 19, 2014)Sporting a pith helmet, Nixon observed that“whoever is talking the loudest is pretty sure tobeblu±ng.”blu±slightly salty– New York Times(May 14, 2014)Brackishwater can be used, but freshwater iseasier and less costly.brackishmove or swing back and forth– MSNBC(Nov 30, 2014)Hartbrandisheda “Free Hugs” sign as hestood alone in front of a police barricade.brandish
© Vocabulary.comthe size of something as given by the distance around it– BBC(Dec 1, 2014)That's almost 10 times thecircumferenceofthe Earth, which is a surprisingly small24,859.82 miles.circumferenceconfused movement– MSNBC(Sep 26, 2014)Moments later camecommotion, followed byshouts of “Stop pushing me!”commotionany foodstu± made by combining di±erent ingredients– US News(Sep 4, 2014)There are some food combos that blendbeautifully with each other to create truly tastyconcoctions.concoction
© Vocabulary.comobvious to the eye or mind– New York Times(Oct 23, 2014)Today, the link is moreconspicuous:highlighted in blue, it appears directly beneaththe site’s login form.conspicuousa tortuous and twisted shape or position– BBC(Aug 25, 2013)There was tumbling, human pyramids andbodies stretched into extraordinarycontortions.contortionspeak in response– US News(Dec 9, 2014)The seller can then accept,counteror rejectthe o±er.counter
© Vocabulary.comshrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception– Sterling Biographies®: Cleopatra: Egypt'sLast and Greatest QueenMoreover, it was no secret that Cleopatra hadruthlesscunningand superior intelligence.cunningthe remains of something that has been destroyed– Washington Times(Dec 4, 2014)The blast rattled their homes and sentdebris±ying onto nearby properties, they said.

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