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wordly wise lesson 16 book 7

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bounty
n. A payment made as a reward, especially one made by the authorities
2. That which is given freely, by nature or a generous person
bountiful adj. Plentiful
camouflage
n. The hiding of something as a result of its appearance
2. Something used as a cover or disguise
v. To hide or conceal, especially by disguising appearance of
ebb
v. To recede, fall back, or pull away from
2. To fall to a lower or weaker state; to dwindle
n. The passing to lower level or weaker state
forage
v. To search for food or supplies
n. Food such as hay or grain for farm animals
harass
v. To trouble or annoy by attacking repeatedly
2. To cause to become worried or weary
insulate
v. To cover with a material that keeps electricity, heat or sound from escaping
insulation n. Material used to insulate
lethargic
adj. Slow-moving; sleepy or tired
lethargy n. A state of laziness, tiredness, or of not caring
maneuver
n. A planned military movement
2. A skillful move or clever trick
v. To perform military movements with
2. To move or manage in a skillful way
mottled
adj.Marked with different colored patches or blotches
murky
adj. Dark; gloomy
proximity
n. The state of being close or next to; nearness
replenish
v. To fill up again
sleek
adj. Smooth and glossy
2. having slender, graceful lines
wary
adj. On one's guard; watchful; suspicious
wean
v. To cause to stop depending on a mother's milk for nourishment
2. To detach from something one has grown accustomed to