31 terms

4th Grade Wordly Wise Lesson #20

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arrest
v. To stop the movement of.
arrest
v. To seize and charge with breaking the law.
arresting
n. The act of arresting.
capable
adj. Able to do things well; skilled.
congratulate
v. To express pleasure for a person's success or good fortune.
congratulations
n. pl. Good wishes.
despise
v. To scorn and dislike strongly; to consider unworthy of respect.
dispute
n. A strong difference of opinion; an argument.
dispute
v. To question the truth or value of.
eventual
adj. Coming at a later time; happening as a result of.
helm
n. The wheel or tiller used to steer a boat.
helm
n. A position of control.
humiliate
v. To treat in a way that takes away a person's pride or self respect.
humiliation
n. The act of humiliating or the state of being humiliated.
implore
v. To plead with or beg for with much feeling.
insert
v. To put in.
insert
n. An extra piece sewn or put in place.
outrage
n. Anger caused by injury or insult.
outrage
n. Anything that causes resentment or anger; a wicked or brutal act or remark.
outrage
v. To fill with anger or resentment.
pierce
v. To pass or break through.
pierce
v. To make a hole through.
piercing
adj. Very loud and shrill.
quiver
v. To shake with small, rapid movement; to tremble.
quiver
n. A trembling.
quiver
n. A case for holding arrows.
release
v. To let go; to free.
release
v. To make known.
release
n. A setting free.
release
n. A making known.
sullen
adj. Silent from anger or hurt.