Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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alteration the state or process of altering.
analyze to separate into parts for close study; examine and explain.
balmy soft, mild, and soothing.
barricade a structure that is put up quickly for protection or to block the way.
cease to stop or come to an end.
circumference the line that forms the outside edge of a circle or other round figure or area.
climax the most exciting or interesting point in a series of events.
fanatic a person who is enthusiastic about something in a way that is extreme or not reasonable.
pedestal a support or base for a column, statue, or some other object.
predatory living on the flesh of other animals.
radiate to come out in the form of rays or waves.
region a large space or area.
salvage the act of saving property from destruction.
splendor grandeur or magnificence.
treachery a breaking of faith or loyalty; betrayal.