"Women in Aviation," Vocabulary from the informational text

As you read Patricia and Fredrick McKissack's "Women in Aviation," learn this word list. Here are links to lists for texts in Grade 7's Collection 1: Rogue Wave, articles about rescued teenage sailor, The Flight of Icarus, Icarus's Flight, Women in Aviation

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  1. assumption
    a hypothesis that is taken for granted
  2. inferior
    of or characteristic of low rank or importance
  3. prevail
    continue to exist
  4. distinction
    high status importance owing to marked superiority
  5. inundate
    fill or cover completely, usually with water
  6. significant
    fairly large
  7. accomplish
    achieve with effort
  8. restrictive
    serving to limit
  9. finance
    obtain or provide money for
  10. determined
    strongly motivated to succeed
  11. exhibition
    the act of displaying or demonstrating
  12. precaution
    a measure taken in advance to ward off impending danger
  13. monoplane
    an airplane with a single wing
  14. assert
    declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
  15. mishap
    an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate
Created on June 26, 2014 (updated June 28, 2014)

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