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WEEKLY SPELLING AND VOCABULARY #2-3

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SUCCOR
assistance in time of difficulty, help in time of distress
FOWL
the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
RUNT
animal, person, or plant that is smaller than the usual size, undersized; a small animal or person
PREVAIL
to triumph over, v to triumph ; to overcome rivals ; with on upon or with to persuade ;
FERVOR
Passion, intense emotion, enthusiasm
WAD
compress into a wad EXAMPLE. "wad paper into the box", a small mass of soft material squeezed into a ball
AVERT
turn away or aside verb EXAMPLE. "They averted their eyes when the King entered" , to turn away; to keep from happening
ZIGZAG
having short sharp turns or angles, a series of turns in different directions that nevertheless proceed in a general direction
WHIMSICAL
unpredictable, Determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason
SCAMPER
to run quickly, to run; to go hastily or lightly
AGILITY
nimbleness; ability to move quickly, the ability to move and change directions quickly
WAIL
to cry out loudly, a loud cry of grief or pain
PASSIVE
not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance, not active; someone who lets things happen rather than himself taking action
CATAMARAN
a boat with 2 parallel hulls, a sailboat with two parallel hulls held together by single deck, a vessel, usually propelled by sail, formed of two hulls or floats held side by side by a frame above them
ACCLAIM
enthusiastic approval, welcome with approval; applaud loudly