31 terms

4th Grade Wordly Wise Lesson #7

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alter
v. To change in some way; to make or become different.
alteration
n. A change.
confuse
v. 1. To make or become unclear or mixed up in the mind.
confuse
v. 2. To mistake one person or thing for another.
confusing
adj. Hard to follow or understand; unclear.
confusion
n. A state of disorder.
distribute
v. 1. To give out; to divide among several or many.
distribute
v. 2. To be spread over.
eject
v. To force or throw out.
embrace
v. 1. To hold closely in one's arms; to hug.
embrace
v. 2. To take up seriously.
embrace
n. A hug.
equip
v. To provide with what is needed.
equipment
n. Things that are needed for some activity.
flexible
adj. 1. Able to bend easily.
flexible
adj. 2. Able to adjust to new or different situations.
instant
n. A moment; a very short period of time.
instant
adj. Happening or done at once; quick.
keen
adj. 1. Having a sharp edge.
keen
adj. 2. Showing a strong interest; eager.
keen
adj. 3. Having sharp senses; quick to understand.
limp
v. To walk lamely or in an uneven way.
limp
n. An uneven or lopsided walk.
limp
adj. Not stiff or firm.
scurry
v. To move quickly, with rapid little steps.
seize
v. 1. To grasp suddenly; to grab hold of.
seize
v. 2. To take by force of the law.
shallow
adj. 1. Not deep
shallow
adj. 2. With little seriousness or deep thought.
surround
v. To enclose on all sides.
victim
n. One who is hurt, killed, or suffers.