15 terms

"Called Out" Vocabulary

These are vocabulary words for the essay "Called Out."
STUDY
PLAY
botanical
adj. related to plants
clime
n. climate area
prognosticate
v. to forecast or predict
benefaction
n. a gift or assistance
ephemeral
adj. a short-lived plant
germination
n. the process in which plants emerge from seeds
dormancy
quiet, inactive restfulness
mantle
a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
brocade
A rich fabric with an embossed design, usually gold or silver.
pedestrian
Lacking excitement; ordinary and dull
behest
Command; order
millennium
1000 years
persistence
Sticking to something; not giving up
latency
(n.) a period of inactivity
parched
Dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...

Flickr Creative Commons Images

Some images used in this set are licensed under the Creative Commons through Flickr.com.
Click to see the original works with their full license.