20 terms

Wordly Wise 3000, Book 5, Lesson 9

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absurd
adj. so unreasonable as to be laughable; foolish or silly
accomplish
v. to do something by making an effort; to complete successfully
accomplishment
n. something requiring skill and determination that is completed successfully
ascend
v. to rise, usually in a steady way
dense
adj. 1. tightly packed; crowded close together, 2. thick; hard to see through, 3. stupid, thickheaded
experiment
n. a test to prove or discover something
experiment
v. 1. to carry out experiments, 2. to try out new ideas or activities
flimsy
adj. 1. easily damaged or broken; not strongly made, 2. not believable
heroic
adj. 1. very brave; showing great courage, 2. showing great determination; requiring enormous effort
lumber
n. wood that has been sawed into boards
lumber
v. to move in a clumsy or heavy way
mimic
v. 1. to copy or imitate closely, 2. to make fun of by imitating
mimic
n. one who can imitate sounds, speech, or actions
significant
adj. important; full of meaning
significance
n. the quality of being important or of giving meaning
soar
v. 1. to fly high in the sky, 2. to rise suddenly and rapidly
spectator
n. a person who watches an activity; an onlooker
suspend
v. 1. to hang while attached to something above, 2. to stop for a while before going on, 3. to bar from working, attending, or taking part for a while
terminate
v. to bring or to come to an end
unwieldy
adj. hard to handle or control because of large size or heaviness
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