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15 terms

Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 14

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Amass
v. To gather or collect for one's use or profit; to accumulate.
Articulate
v. To pronounce distinctly.
To express one's thoughts, feelings, or beliefs in words.
Decimate
v. To kill or destroy a large portion of a group.
Dexterous
adj. Skillful in the use of hands or mind.
Garb
n. A style of clothing; costume.
v. To clothe or dress.
Gregarious
adj. Enjoying the company of others; sociable.
Inherent
adj. Existing as a natural part of something.
Maternal
adj. Motherly. Related to or inherited through one's mother.
Nurture
v. To care for and give sustenance to.
n. The process of raising one's young.
Obtrusive
adj. Tending to push oneself forward in an unwelcoming manner.
Noticeable in an undesirable way.
Parody
v. To imitate the style of someone or something in order to make fun of it.
n. An imitation that exaggerates for comic effect.
Pugnacious
adj. Aggressive; eager to fight or quarrel.
Reprehensible
adj. Deserving blame or rebuke.
Tractable
adj. Easily managed or controlled.
Zany
adj. Comical because of strangeness; clownish.