15 terms

Wordly Wise 3000: Book 5, Lesson 3

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ancestor
n. 1. A person from whom one is descended.
carnivore
n. A flesh-eating animal.
comprehend
v. To understand.
duration
n. The time during which something lasts or continues.
evident
adj. Easy to see and understand; obvious, clear.
extinct
adj. 1. No longer existing or living.
2. No longer active.
ferocious
adj. Savage; fierce.
gigantic
adj. Very large; like a giant in size.
obscure
v. To cover up or keep from being seen.
adj. 1. Hard to see; hidden.
option
n. Choice, or something that is available as a choice.
premature
adj. Too early; happening or arriving before the proper time.
preserve
v. 1. To save; to keep from harm; to protect.
2. To keep from rotting of spoiling.
prey
n. 1. An animal that is hunted for food.
2. One that is helpless or unable to resist attack; a victim.
v. 1. To hunt (animals) for food.
puny
adj. 1. Weak.
2. Lacking in size, strength, or power.
survive
v. 1. To stay alive where there is a chance of dying or being killed.
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