Wordly Wise Lesson 10
|Aquatic|| Adj:1: Growing or living in or on water.|
2. Done in or upon water.
|Assert (Asserted (verb) Assertion (noun) Assertive (Adjective))|| V: To say firmly; to declare.|
N: A firm statement or declaration.
Adj: Self-assured; bold and confident.
|Avert (Averted (verb))|| V:1: To turn away.|
2: To keep from happening.
|Bleak|| Adj:1: Without much hope.|
2. Cold and dreary; exposed to cold winds and bad weather.
|Blithe (blithely(adverb))|| Adj:1: Cheerful;carefree.|
2: Not showing proper care; heedless.
Adv: In a carefree manner.
|Docile||Adj: Well behaved; easy to handle.|
|Dwindle (dwindled (verb))||V: To keep on becoming less; to grow smaller in number or ammount.|
|Lethal||Adj: Causing, or capable of causing death.|
|Monitor|| V: To watch closely and frequently; to observe and take note.|
N: A videoscreen used to display information.
|Mutilate||V: To hurt or damage by cutting into, cutting off, or cutting out.|
|Nimble|| Adj:1: Able to move quickly and easily.|
2: Showing quickness of thinking; clever.
|Plight||N: A difficult or dangerous condition or situation.|
|Ponderous||Adj: Heavy and slow moving.|
|Verge (Verges (verb))|| N: An edge,border, or brink.|
V: To come close to the edge or border of.
|Vigilant||Adj: Watchful; ready for danger.|