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Glossary of Parnell Grade 7 Spelling Units 1 and 2

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achieve
verb: to succeed in doing; to gain by work
seized
verb: grabbed or captured
briefly
adverb: 1. for a short time
2. in very few words
diesel
noun: a type oil-burning engine
receiver
noun:1. a person who receives
2. device that converts an electrical signal into a useful form;a telephone receiver
skied
verb: slid downhill on two runners
convenience
noun: ease and comfort
apiece
adverb: for each person
foreigner
noun: a person from another country
deceive
verb: to make someone believe what is not true; mislead
retriever
noun: a dog trained to bring back animals hunted for sport
protein
noun: any of a large group of complex organic conpounds containing nitrogen that are essential to diet
relieve
verb: to lessen a burden or pain
weird
adjective: strange or mysterious
conceited
adjective: vain; having too high an opinion of yourself
tyrant
noun: a cruel ruler
dye
noun:a substance used to color cloth or hair
verb:to color something using dye
shyness
noun: bashfulness; timidity
dynasty
noun: a succession of rulers in the same family
rye
noun: a grain used to make flour
dynamic
adjective: 1.energetic and vigorous
2. bold and bright
rhyme
noun: a poem whose lines have similiar ending sounds
verb: to make the same ending sounds as another word
dying
adjective: about to die
verb: ceasing to live
dyeing
verb: coloring something using dye
hydrant
noun: a large pipe attached to a water main with a valve for fastening hoses
dynamite
noun: a powerful explosive
typewriter
noun: an office machine and a keyboard that prints letters
testify
verb: to declare, especially under oath in court
ally
noun:1.person or people who is a friend 2.verb: to join together for a common purpose
nylon
noun: a strong synthetic fiber

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