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Look,” Jason said. “It’s got whiskers and a long tail, and it’s shedding, which is why it looks so awful. ” Jason hated (7)_______________ with his brother, but what else could he do? Big brothers were pretty much a pain in the neck. “It looks like it fell into that pit full of (8)_______________ waste down by the factory,” he continued. “The factory had its (9)________________ drain and pipe cleaning a few days ago. ” said Scott. “I’ll prove to you that it’s not a cat. ” “I wouldn’t do that if I were you,” Jason warned.

Com 59 Vocabulary List #7 cordial: warm and friendly • Heidi was cordial to Mr. Fugi when he was introduced as the new principal. • Leonard was nervous about meeting the president, but she greeted him with such a cordial handshake that he soon felt very comfortable. acquitted: found not guilty • Bud’s friends were all relieved when he was acquitted of the charges against him. • Because Gina was acquitted of shoplifting, she did not have to go to jail. virtue: goodness; moral excellence; a good quality or feature • Beth’s parents can’t wait for her to discover the virtue of keeping her bedroom clean.

I look to you for mercy and justice. And if I don’t receive it, I shall be (7)__________________ unhappy. ” As Miss Muffet touched her lips for effect, Mr. Porgie rolled his eyes, quite annoyed that his client was always so (8)_____________________. Couldn’t she just act normal for once? AbraVocabra • Copyright © 2003 Cottonwood Press, Inc. com 63 List #7 continued When she turned to him from her position on the floor, he gave her a look which seemed to say “Get up off the floor. ” Miss Muffet pulled herself off the floor and quietly returned to her seat.

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