Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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abolition the act of doing away with or putting an end to; the act of abolishing.
acquaintance a person one has met but does not know well.
burrow a hole or tunnel dug by certain animals for use as a hiding place or home.
console1 to give comfort in time of loss or suffering; make less sad.
delve to make a careful, thoroughgoing search, as for information.
document a written or printed paper that gives factual information or proof of something. Birth certificates, marriage licenses, and passports are kinds of documents.
dynasty a series of rulers from the same family or group.
evolve to develop gradually; come into being.
execution the act of executing or carrying out.
germinate to start or cause to start growth; sprout.
harass to trouble or bother again and again.
immigrant a person who moves permanently to another country from his or her native land.
monitor to observe in order to check on.
panoramic allowing or presenting a wide unbroken view of landscape and the like.
understandable able to be tolerated or sympathized with.