Duffy's Jacket Vocabulary
Terms in this set (9)
Adj : settled ; quiet. "With the arrival of the monster, the staid lives of the people of Murphysboro were changed."
N : Very long time ; forever. "The massive creature seemed to hold us in its gaze for an eternity."
V. Used as adj : increased in strength. "The narrow walls of the cliffs echoed with the creature's amplified cry."
Adj : hard to detect. "Though the monster is nearly eight feet tall, it has remained elusive. People with cameras and video equipment have not caught sight of it."
N : disturbance. "Just the mention of a sighting of the monster creates a commotion."
N : in biology, a naturally existing population of similar organisms that usually breed only among themselves. The human species living today is called Homo sapiens ("wise man")."
N : in anatomy, bands of tough tissue that connect bones and hold organs in place.
N : In biology, a change in structure, function, or form that improves an animal's or a plant's chances of survival. The protective coloration of some animals is a form of adaptation.
N : animal hunted or killed for food by another animal. Mice are prety to owls. Gazelles are prey to lions.