Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 14

15 terms by ItsCole

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Amass

v. To gather or collect for one's use or profit; to accumulate.

Articulate

v. To pronounce distinctly.
To express one's thoughts, feelings, or beliefs in words.

Decimate

v. To kill or destroy a large portion of a group.

Dexterous

adj. Skillful in the use of hands or mind.

Garb

n. A style of clothing; costume.
v. To clothe or dress.

Gregarious

adj. Enjoying the company of others; sociable.

Inherent

adj. Existing as a natural part of something.

Maternal

adj. Motherly. Related to or inherited through one's mother.

Nurture

v. To care for and give sustenance to.
n. The process of raising one's young.

Obtrusive

adj. Tending to push oneself forward in an unwelcoming manner.
Noticeable in an undesirable way.

Parody

v. To imitate the style of someone or something in order to make fun of it.
n. An imitation that exaggerates for comic effect.

Pugnacious

adj. Aggressive; eager to fight or quarrel.

Reprehensible

adj. Deserving blame or rebuke.

Tractable

adj. Easily managed or controlled.

Zany

adj. Comical because of strangeness; clownish.

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