26 terms

4th Grade Wordly Wise Lesson #14

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abreast
adj. or adv. side-by-side.
abreast
adj. or adv. Up-to-date.
barrier
n. Anything that stops progress or blocks the way.
breadth
n. The distance of something from side to side; width.
breadth
n. Wide range; largeness.
capital
n. Wealth that can be used to produce more wealth.
capital
n. The city where the government of a state or country is located.
capital
adj. Punishable by death.
ensure
v. To make sure or certain.
external
adj. On or related to the outside.
feud
n. A long, bitter quarrel, especially one between two families.
feud
v. To be enemies, to quarrel.
fortress
n. A building with strong walls made to be defended against attack; a fort.
frequent
adj. Happening often or over and over.
frequent
v. To go to over and over.
frequency
n. Number of times something is repeated.
frontier
n. The line between two countries.
frontier
n. The outer limits of the settled part of a country.
frontier
n. The outer limits of knowledge.
peasant
n. A person who makes a living from working the soil, especially in poorer countries.
petty
adj. Of little importance; small.
threat
n. A warning that one may do harm.
threaten
v. To make a threat.
threatening
adj. Suggesting harm or danger.
utilize
v. To put to use.
vast
adj. Very great in area or amount.