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OCR vocabulary # 3

Mar Vista OCR grade 3
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biologist
NOUN
(biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
skyscraper
NOUN
a very tall building in the city
urban
ADJECTIVE
having to do with a city or city life
migrating
ADJECTIVE
moving from one place to another when the seasons change in the fall and in the spring
laboratories
NOUN
places where science studies and experiments are done
observation
NOUN
the act of noticing or paying attention (carefully noticing details)
dwellings
NOUN
houses or places where people live
examine
VERB
to look at and study carefully
discard
ADJECTIVE
unwanted, put aside as having no use
fragrant
ADJECTIVE
Good smelling
flourishing
ADJECTIVE
growing strong and healthy
vacant
ADJECTIVE
empty
immature
ADJECTIVE
Not full-grown
passage way
NOUN
A narrow place to walk between two buildings
exploration
NOUN
the act of searching or looking closely at a new area
crops
NOUN
plants grown for food or to sell to make money
decorated
ADJECTIVE
made to look better by adding pretty things to it
mound
NOUN
small hill or pile of dirt, rocks, or other material
abandoned
AJDECTIVE
left behind or unused; either unprotected, unneeded, or unwanted
cavity
NOUN
hollow place or hole
clamor
NOUN
loud noise, usually for a long time
originally
ADJECTIVE
at first, in the beginning
species
NOUN
kind or type of plant or animal that scientists group together because the share many of the same characteristics.
suburbs
NOUN
area of homes, stores, and businesses that are NEAR OR RIGHT NEXT TO a city or urban center