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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level Blue Unit 11

Sadlier Oxford Level Blue Unit 11 - Definitions
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absurd
(adj.) making no sense at all, going completely against or having no reason
avalanche
(n) a large mass of snow, ice, rocks, or other material sliding or falling swiftly down a mountainside; something resembling such an event
classify
(v) to group or lavel in an organized way
ensure
(v) to make sure, safe, or certain; to guarantee
navigate
(v) to plan and steer the course of a vessel or vehicle; to make one's way, get around
nestle
(v) to settle down comfortably; to hold lovingly
plea
(n) the answer given in a law court by a person accused of a crime; an urgent request for help
principle
(n) a basic rule or law on which others are based; a belief used to tell right from wrong
realistic
(adj) using facts and good sense to evaluate people, things, or situations; concerned with the practical; resembling real life
security
(n) freedom from danger, fear or doubt; safety
selective
(adj) very careful about choosing or using
tart
(adj) having a sharp or sour taste; sharp in manner or tone
tart
(n) a small pie, usually filled with fruit

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