24 terms

WW L. 8

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assemble
v. 1. To bring together into a group ; to gather.
2. To put or fit together.
assembly
n. 1. A group of people gathered for a certain purpose.
2. The fitting together of various parts
banquet
n. A large meal for many people; a feast.
cargo
n. The load carried by a plane or ship.
cask
n. A barrel- shaped container, especially one for holding liquids.
celebrate
v. To honor something in a special way.
celebrated
adj. Famous.
decrease
v. To become smaller or less.
decrease
n. The amount by which something becomes smaller.
desperate
adj. 1. Reckless because of feelings of despair.
2. So serious as to be almost hopeless.
edible
adj. Safe or fit to be eaten.
edible
n. An item of food; anything that can be eaten.
frivolous
adj. Not serious or important; silly.
frivolity
n. Silly or lighthearted play.
harvest
n. 1. the gathering of ripe crops for a season.
2. The quantity of crops gathered.
harvest
v. To gather in the crops.
hew
v. 1. To chop down or cut with blows from an ax.
2. To cut or shape with blows of an ax or similar tool.
hostile
adj. Unfriendly; of or like an enemy.
hostility
n. The expression of unfriendly feelings.
pledge
v. To make a serious promise.
pledge
n. A serious promise.
prosper
v. To succeed especially in terms of money.
prosperous
adj. Enjoying growth and success.
task
n. A piece of work that needs to be done.