Wordly Wise Words #2

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affect

v. 1. to bring about a change in. 2. to pretend to be or have.

calculate

v.1. to find the answer by using arithmetic. 2. to figure out by reasoning.

climate

n. the average weather conditions of an area.

column

n. 1. a row of figures or words running down a printed page; anything arranged like that. 2. A tall, usually stone support that holds up something. 3. A regular newspaper or magazine article usually written by the same person.

decay

v. to rot
n. a breaking down or rotting.

exceed

v. 1. to be more than. 2. to go beyond what is allowed.
n. more than enough; an extra amount.
adj. too much or too great.

forbid

v. to order not to do something.
adj. not allowed.

grove

n. a group of trees growing together with open space between them.

limb

n. 1. an arm, leg, or wing. 2. a large tree branch.

mammoth

adj. very large; huge.

mature

v. to become fully grown or developed.
adj. fully grown or developed; adult.

permit

v. to allow. n. A written notice that allows a person to do something.

resist

v. 1. to refuse to give in to; to withstand. 2. to work or fight against.

scorch

v. to burn slightly.
adj. very hot.

tower

v. to stand above or higher than what is around it.
adj. very high; tall

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