33 terms

Language Arts Unit 4

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entomologist
scientist who studies insects
grove
small group of trees
gasped
tried hard to get ones breath with open mouth
adjusted
arranged, set right
grappled
struggled; faught
swaggered
strutted; walked with a confident manner
inventiveness
quality of being good at inventing things
protein
one of the substances that are a necessary part of the cells of plants and animals
creativity
ability to make things that have not been made before
intellectually
mentally; using the mind
initiative
willingness to be the one to start something
relieved
freed from pain, trouble or worry
dilemma
problem that has no easy solution
conjured
preformed a magician's puzzling tricks
asbsestos
a material that won't burn
compounded
mixed, put together
computed
figured out by using mathmatics
surfeit
too much of something
mournfully
sadly
parchment
piece of animal skin that is like paper
dreary
dull; gloomy
draped
covered with cloth
fretful
unhappy; discontented
mandolin
musical instrument with a pear shaped body and metal strings
scooted
pushed; shoved
shindigs
merry and noisy party
debut
first public appearance
limelight
public attention or notice
pantomime
an act using gestures only, not words to express meaning
assured
make someone feel sure or certain
commotion
great confusion, excitement
maneuvered
moved or guided skillfully
mingled
joined or mixed

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