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8th grade  Updated at 2/12/2016 7:15:00 AM

Vocabulary for the week of February 15th

Brackish- slightly salty

Circumference- the boundary of an area, an object. Especially a circle

Dispel- to cause to drive away, disappear; disperse

Emerge- to cause to be visible or known

Exhilarate- to cause someone to become very happy

Imperious- arrogant, overbearing

Jargon- specialized language of a trade, profession, or group of people

Luminous- giving off light; shinning

Meander- to walk slowly following a winding course

Misgivings- feelings of doubt or concern