Unit 5 Houghton Mifflin
|waist|| La cintura, the narrowing of the body between the ribs and hips|
The girl's waist is very small.
|waste|| malgastar , use inefficiently or inappropriately|
He wastes money on candy.
|patience|| paciencia, A willingness to wait for someone or something without complaining|
The teacher has patience with her students.
|patients|| pacientes, person under medical care|
The doctor takes care of his patients.
|rite||ceremonia (como religiosa) an established ceremony prescribed by a religion|
|right|| correcto, something that is morally, academically, correct.|
This answer is not right.
|wright|| Una persona que repara lo que esta danado; someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)|
A wheelwright repairs wheels.
|muscle|| músculo, tissue used for strength.|
The athlete trains his muscles.
|mussel|| parecido a una ostra o almeja, normalmente negra, |
Like an oyster or clam, but small and usually black.
In the lake, there are many mussels.
|principal (n)|| director de escuela, the educator who has executive authority for a school|
Tania Fleming is the school's principal.
|principle (n)|| reglamente de comportamiento moral, a rule or standard especially of good behavior|
The "golden rule" is a good principle to follow.
|summary (n)|| resumen, a short statement that gives a lot of information in a short way.|
Please write a summary of your skills and abilities.
|summery (adj)|| Adj. del verano con clima templado; Light, delicate or warm and sunny|
On a summery day in June, she went to the park.
|sight (sustantivo, n)|| cualquier cosa que se ve, una vista; anything that is seen|
It was love at first sight.
|cite (v)|| referir a la prueba/ fuente de informacion de investigacion, to refer to for illustration or proof|
You must cite your sources in a research paper.
|site|| un lugar, a place|
This is the future site of Panama Pacifico Academy
|stationary (adj.)|| parado no moviendose. standing still; not moving|
The statue was stationary, but the car was not.
|stationery (n)|| Papel especialmente usado para escribir cartas bonitas, paper used for writing letters|
Women like to use stationery to write their friends.
|coward (n)|| cobarde, afraid to take action|
The student was a coward and did not raise his hand.
|cowered (v)|| accion de moverse fuera de una sitacion con miedo, to cringe away in fear.|
The cat cowered away from the dog.