Vocabulary March 27 - April 3
Terms in this set (23)
A property of an object that resists change in motion; objects at rest tend to stay at rest and objects in motion tend to stay in motion
Includes the speed of an object and the direction of it's motion.
The way a person or animal moves on foot.
an extensive area of level and rolling, treeless country, often covered by rich, fertile soil.
To talk with too much pride in oneself or in what one owns or has done; to brag.
A high pitched cry or yell
A general term for the United States during the Civil War which also was used to refer to the Northern army.
An association of workers, formed to bargain for better working conditions and higher wages.
Act of combining separate items into one
A ruler who has complete power over a country
A form of government in which the people select representatives to govern them and make laws.
A violent uprising against a ruler or government
To capture all the most important parts of the original story, but express them in a much shorter space, and in the readers own words.
a search, especially for something valuable
To abandon or give up
A humorous imitation of a piece of literature or music
A high peak or point
Package, a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
To do better than; go beyond in achievement or quality
caused to appear small by comparison
to continue on, refusing to give up
an obstacle to attention
to roam about stealthily in search of something
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