15 terms

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bibliophile
one who loves books
retractable
able to draw or pull back
maternal
of or like a mother
tortuous
not direct or straightforward
subterranean
beneath the ground
confidential
spoken or written in private
philodendron
a tropical plant with heart-shaped leaves that loves to grow in the shade of trees
terrestrial
living on land
matriarch
female head of the family
anarchy
a state of disorder; no rules
horticulture
The growing of fruits, vegetables, and flowers.
photosynthesis
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.
pedestrian
Ordinary; moving on foot
aviator
a pilot
distortion
An exaggeration or stretching of the truth to achieve a desired effect

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