20 terms

Vocab Lesson 8

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assemble
1.To bring together into a group; to gather.
2.To put or fit together.
assembly
1.A group of people gathered for a certain purpose.
2.The fitting together of various parts.
banquet
1.A large meal for many people; a feast.
cargo
1.The load carried by plane or ship.
cask
1.A barrel-shaped container, especially one for holding liquids.
celebrate
1.To honor something in a special way.
celebrated
1.Famous
decrease
1.To become smaller or less.
2.THe amount by which something becomes smaller.
desprate
1.Reckless because of feeling of despair.
2.So serious as to be almost hopeless.
edible
1.Safe of fit to be eaten.
2.An item of food; anything that can be eaten.
frivolous
1.Not serious or important; silly.
frivolity
1.Silly of lighthearted play.
harvest
1.The gathering of ripe crops for a season.
2.The quantity of crops gathered.
3.To gather crops.
hew
1.To chop down or cut blows from an ax.
2.(hewed)To cut or shape with blows of an ax or a simalar tool
hostile
1.Unfriendly; of or like an enemy.
Hostility
1.The expression of unfriendly feelings.
Pledge
1.To make serious promise.
2.A serious promise.
Prosper
1.To succeed, especially in terms of money.
Prosperous
1.Enjoying growth and sucess
Task
1.A piece of work that needs to be done,