30 terms

Power Plus Grade 5 Lesson 1-3

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abstract
existing only as an idea
emblem
an image used to represent an idea or group
idol
a person who is excessively admired or worshipped
improper
not correct in a given situation
inferior
low in value or rank
linger
to stay in a place longer than expected or necessary
resent
to be annoyed or bitter at
seize
to take quickly by force
sever
to cut or separate a part from the whole
tragedy
a situation causing great sadness or loss
artificial
made by people; not found in nature
custom
the usual way of doing something; typical behavior
deceive
to trick by lying
dominant
having the most power or control
fertile
capable of sustaining life or reproduction
fragrance
a sweet, pleasant smell
magnify
to make something appear larger in size or importance
quarrel
an argument
rant
to speak angrily and wildly
vicious
extremely violent and cruel
clash
to have a conflict or disagreement
contradict
to claim the opposite of; to declare untrue
destiny
the course of future events
envy
to be jealous of; a bitter jealousy
ignorance
lack of knowledge or information
regal
relating to royalty
rigid
not easily bent or changed
sensation
something perceived through the senses
substantial
of large size, amount or value
tolerate
to put up with something