15 terms

Wordly Wise 3000: Level 5, Lesson 8 with pictures

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assemble
1. To bring together into a group; to gather.
2. To put or fit together.
banquet
A large meal for many people; a feast.
cargo
The load carried by a plane or ship.
cask
A barrel-shaped container, especially one for holding liquids.
celebrate
To honor something in a special way.
decrease
1. (v) To become smaller or less.
2. (n) The amount by which something becomes smaller.
desperate
1. Reckless because of feelings of despair.
2. So serious as to be almost hopeless.
edible
1. (adj) Safe or fit to be eaten.
2. (n) An item of food; anything that can be eaten.
frivolous
Not serious or important; silly.
harvest
1. (n) The gathering of ripe crops for a season.
2. (v) To gather in the crops.
hew
1. To chop down or cut with blows from an ax.
2. To cut or shape with blows of an ax or similar tool.
hostile
Unfriendly; of or like an enemy.
pledge
1. (v) To make a serious promise.
2. (n) A serious promise.
prosper
To succeed, especially in terms of money.
task
A piece of work that needs to be done.

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