Glossary of 6th Grade WW Lesson 8
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- Accompany a'ccom'pany
v-1.To go along with;to be together
2.To play a musical instrument for or with
- Thunder often accompanies lightning.
- Beneficial beni'fi'shel
adj-Being of use;helpful;favorable
- A balanced diet is beneficial to ones health.
- Captive cap'tiv
n-One that is held prisoner
adj-Unable to escape or get away
Captivity,n-The state of being held against one's will;loss of freedom
- The giant panda rarely breeds in captivity.
- Convenient con'vee'neant
Suitable for one's needs;making life easier or more comfortable
Convenience,n-Anything that makes life more easier or more comfortable.
- The bus stop is convenient for me because it's close to my house.
- Ectasy eck'tasy
n-A strong feeling of emotion;especially joy
Ecstatic,adj-Full of or causing ectasy
- The fans screamed in ecstatic when their favorite idol appeared.
- Expanse ex'panse
n-A wide,open area or surface
- Wgeat grows on the broad expanse of the Kansas prairie.
- Expedition ex'pi'di'tion
n-1.A ling journey by a group to explore or do battle
2./A group that makes such a journey
- The expedition into the Brazillian rain forest lasted nearly a year.
- Inept in'ept
adj-1.Clumsily or awkwardly expressed;not suitable for the occasion
2.Lacking in skill or ability
- The inept remark you made at the funeral upset those who overheard it.
- Interpret in'ter'pret
v-1.To translate into another language
2.To explain the meaning of
3.To understand in one's own way
- I interpreted your absence from the meeting nas disapproval of what we're trying to do.
- Invaluable in'val'u'able
adj-To valuable to measure;pricless
- The students' help in orginizing the boycott was invaluable.
- Linger lin'ger
v-To be slow in leaving or going
- The guests lingered in the hall,reluctant to go out into the cold.
- Retreive ree'treve
v-1.To get back;to recover
2.To find and bring back
- The puppy retreives the stick the children throw in the pond.
- Skirmish skir'mish
n-A minor fight or battle
v-To take part in such a fight
- The two sides began to skirmish with each other before the major battle.
- Supplement sup'pla'ment
n-Something added to make up for something missing
v-To add to
- Those who eat a well-balanced diet do not need vitamin supplements.
- Territory ter'i'tory
n-1.A particular area of land
2.A land under control of a particular group or government
- A dog will defend it's territory.
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