34 terms

Everyday Words Lesson 15 (terms/definitions)

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inalienable
natural to, not transferable
voluminous
large, bulky
satiate
to fill completely
fractious
rebellious
virulent
actively poisonous
herbicide
weed killer
median
middle number
celerity
swiftness
recumbent
resting
impecunious
penniless
fixation
obsession
mediate
to settle differences
insatiable
impossible to satiate or satisfy
incumbent
currently holding an office
affix
attach or become attached to a stem word
infraction
a crime less serious than a felony
involved
engaged in; having action in
alienate
to make indifferent or hostile
succumb
to give way to superior force, yield
fracture
the act of cracking something
medium
middle; mild
satisfaction
contentment
virus
infectious agent that cannot grow on its own
accelerate
move faster
fixture
an object fastened in place
herbivorous
eating only plants
pecuniary
pertaining to money
segment
one part; section
evolution
change over time
medieval
relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
insecticide
a chemical used to kill insects
crucifix
a cross with a figure or image representing the body of Christ on it
dissect
to cut open to examine
insect
a class of small arthropod animals that has three separate sections to their bodies: head, thorax, abdomen