Worldy Wise Book 6, Lesson 5

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antic

n. A playful or funny act.

attire

n. Clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes.
v. To dress up or be dressed up.

captivate

v. To please greatly; to win over by special charm.

deft

adj. Quick and sure; skillful at handling.

diligent

adj. Working with great care and effort

eclipse

n. The total or partial hiding of one heavenly body by another.
v. To do or be better than; to outshine.

evolve

v. To develop and change gradually over time.

innate

adj. Having from birth; occuring naturally rather than being learned.

inscribe

v. To write, print, or etch into as a permanent record.

posture

n. The way one holds one's body; a pose or position.
v. To assume a particular position, especially a pretend one.

shroud

n. 1. Something that covers or hides from view.
2. Cloth used to wrap a dead body before burial.
v. To block from sight.

stifle

v. 1. To cut off the air from; to smother.
2. To hold back; to check.

tentative

adj. Not fully worked out or final; hesitating or uncertain.

tranquil

adj. Calm; peaceful.

versatile

adj. Able to do many different things or to be used in many different ways.

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