Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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analogy similarity or correspondence between two otherwise dissimilar things.
colleague a person who has the same job or employer as another.
compute to figure out or calculate by using arithmetic.
conventional put in place by custom or use; traditional.
discrimination the act of treating some people unfairly because of prejudice.
ecstatic in a condition of extreme delight, overpowering emotion, or religious trance; enraptured.
elapse to go or slip by; pass or come to an end.
harassment behavior that threatens, attacks, or offends another person repeatedly.
influence to have an effect on a person's actions or thoughts.
investment that which is invested.
motive an idea, need, desire, or impulse that causes a person to act in a particular way or do a particular thing; reason.
negative not helpful or constructive; critical; pessimistic.
preach to give a talk on religion that is used to teach; give a sermon.
swivel a device that allows the object fastened or mounted to it to turn freely or pivot.
variable something that can change or that has no fixed value.