15 terms

Wordly Wise 3000 Book 7 Lesson 20

15 vocabulary words
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apathy
A lack of interest or concern.
Unconcerned; uninterested
badger
To keep bothering.
A strongly built, burrowing mammal common in many northern parts of the world.
compel
To force or require to do something.
delude
To mislead; to deceive.
A false or mistaken belief.
deplore
To feel or express sorrow or regret.
To disapprove of strongly.
Very bad wretched.
derelict
Dilapidated and abandoned.
Lacking a sense of duty; neglectful.
A poor, homeless person.
detriment
Damage or harm.
Anything that causes harm.
Damaging; harmful.
diversity
The condition of being different or having differences.
Variety.
emit
To give off or send out.
To utter or express.
Something that is emitted.
foster
To promote the growth of; to encourage.
giving or receiving care in a family that is not related by birth or adoption.
inanimate
Lacking qualities associated with living things.
incentive
Something that makes a person want to take action or work harder.
omen
An event or sign that is believed to indicate the future.
Of or like a bad omen; threatening.
species
A group of plants or animals that are similar in some ways.
toxic
Causing harm; poisonous.