Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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colleague a person who has the same job or employer as another.
compute to figure out or calculate by using arithmetic.
cower to crouch or cringe in fear.
incidence the frequency with which something happens or the range over which it occurs.
infuse to fill or inspire.
irritate to anger or bother.
lengthy tediously long in duration, as a speech.
liberal generous.
meditation sustained thought or self-forgetful concentration, especially for the purposes of religious devotion or relaxation.
mite1 a tiny animal that is related to the spider. Most mites are parasites and live on other animals or plants.
mobility the quality of moving or being moved easily from place to place, or of having ease and flexibility of motion.
shareholder a person who owns stock in a business organization.
stimulus something that causes or increases action, feeling, or thought.
thrifty prudent in the management and spending of money; economical.
wrongheaded contrary to sound judgment.