31 terms

4th Grade Wordly Wise Lesson #12

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ability
n. Power or knowledge; skill.
amiable
adj. Friendly; good natured and pleasant.
bliss
n. Complete joy or happiness.
blissful
adj. Very happy; joyful.
caress
v. To touch in a tender or loving way.
caress
n. A tender or loving touch or hug.
clutch
v. To grasp or hold tightly to.
clutch
n. The part of a machine that connects and disconnects the power from the rest of the machine.
coax
v. To persuade or urge in a gentle way.
furious
adj. 1. Very, very angry.
furious
adj. 2. Very fast, strong, or wild.
fury
n. 1. Great anger.
fury
n. 2. Wild and uncontrolled force.
gesture
n. 1. A movement of the arm or hand.
gesture
n. 2. Something done to show one's feelings.
gesture
v. To make a movement of the arm or hand.
mope
v. To be sad and gloomy; to lose interest in the things that usually bring pleasure.
prefer
v. To like better; to choose first.
preference
n. That which is preferred.
recover
v. 1. To get back to a normal state; to get well again.
recover
v. 2. To get back what was lost or stolen.
recovery
n. 1. A return to a normal state.
recovery
n. 2. The act of getting back what was lost or stolen.
replace
v. 1. To take the place of.
replace
v. 2. To put back in place.
replacement
n. A person or thing that takes the place of another.
request
v. To ask for.
request
n. The thing asked for.
separate
v. To set or keep apart.
separate
adj. Not together; not joined.
shun
v. To take special pains to avoid; to keep away from.