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GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 16 - Applying the Meanings

GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 16 - Applying the Meanings
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bounty
The town offered a $25 ___________for each predatory animal that was killed.
bountiful
Farmers attributed to the ______________ harvest to adequate rainfall throughout the growing season.
camouflage
The green color of a praying mantis is its natural means of __________.
camouflage
Octopuses ___________themselves by changing color to match their background.
ebbed
The rocks near the shore were exposed as the tide _________.
ebbed
The patient's strength had _______ to the point where getting of bed was an effort.
ebb
Just when the shipwrecked sailors' hopes of rescue were at their lowest _____, they saw a ship approaching the island.
foraged
We _______in the forest for firewood.
forage
I supplement the horses' ___________with carrots and apples.
harrassed
Swarms of mosquitoes __________us as we left the tent.
harrassed
The store owners were ____________by the rapid increase in shoplifting.
insulate
The builder used fiberglass to ______________the walls.
insulation
Their down provides geese with _____________ against the cold.
lethargic
Extreme heat often makes people ____________.
lethargy
Despite repeated pep talks from the coach, a _____________had settled over the team.
maneuver
A frontal attack on a well-defended position is not a _________I would recommend.
maneuvered
General Lee ____________his forces so skillfully that the outcome of the battle was never in doubt.
mottled
The granite had a _____________pink and gray appearance.
murky
I gazed over the side of the boat into the ________ depths of the harbor.
proximity
The lawyers looked for an office with ____________to the courthouse.
replenished
We ____________our water bottles at a little stream.
sleek
The ___________ocean liner was a beautiful sight.
wary
She advised me to be ________of the advertisement's claims.
weaned
Puppies are ___________at six weeks.
wean
The cafeteria menu replaced doughnuts with a medley of fruits in an attempt to _______students away from sweets.
If something is murky
it is not very clear.
To replenish supplies is to
bring them to a needed level.
A mottled coat is one
with blotches of different colors.
Camouflage is
the act of concealment.
A wary child is one who
is watchful and suspicious.
Insulation is used to
keep heat from escaping.
A sleek animal is one that is
slender and graceful.
Bounty is
that which is given freely.
To ebb is to
recede.
Forage is
grass or grain that farm animals eat.
insulated
In order to save energy, the hot-water tank had been (covered with a material that kept heat from escaping).
weaned
The baby was (stopped from depending on its mother's milk) at six months.
lethargic
My (slow-moving and sleepy) condition is caused by the medicine I'm taking for the flu.
sleek
Siamese cats have (smooth and glossy) coats.
maneuver
The (planned military movement) was carried out promptly and swiftly.
harass
The landlord began to (do annoying things to make trouble for) me when I refused to move out.
proximity
(How close it is) to public transportation can be an important factor in chosing a home.
recede
After three days, the floodwaters started to (sink to a low level).
foraging
Racoons like to go (searching for something to eat) in the garbage cans.
camouflaged
The troops in the jungle (disguised the appearance of) themselves by wearing jackets with splotches of brown and green colors.