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mendoza set 4-12

Terms

undefined, object
copy deck
stern
strict; allowing no funny-business
striped
marked or decorated with stripes
speech
the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
South Carolina
a state in the Deep South
solar
relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun
site
(n)a location, scene, or place where something was, is or will be
surprise
come upon or take unawares
something
a thing of some kind
strong
having strength or power greater than average or expected
spiritual
concerned with or affecting the spirit or soul
strategy
a set of plans used to accomplish something
slippery
difficult to hold firmly or stand on because it is smooth, wet, or slimy
spaghetti
pasta in the form of long strings
speedometer
instrument used to measure speed/velocity, a meter fixed to a vehicle that measures and displays its speed
style
distinctive and stylish elegance
supposed
based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
spoil
treat with excessive indulgence
snowball
snow pressed into a ball for throwing (playfully)
spoke
one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
spectator
a person who watches something without taking part; onlooker.
strengthen
gain strength
sponges
phylum Porifera. sessile animals that appear so sedate than were mistaken for plants. range in height 1 cm-2m. have no nerves or muscles, but individual cells react to changes in the environment. only about 100 live in fresh water, the rest are marine.
skull
The group of bones that cover and protect the brain
solve
find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
stairway
a way of access consisting of a set of steps
subscribe
to agree or approve, to pay in advance
soothe
to make calm and relaxed; to relieve soreness; to make less painful
size
how big or how little something is
spinach
southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves
stretch
pull in opposite directions
speck
small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
solar energy
energy from the sun that is converted into thermal or electrical energy
skateboard
a board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position
squirrel
a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
summary
a brief review of the plot of the story
sunset
atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun
sudden
quick and swift. Very quickly and unexpectedly; suddenly.To happen without warning.
sleigh
a light vehicle on low runners for use on snow or ice
suit
be agreeable or acceptable to
student
a person studying at a school or in college
speed
Relative rapidity in moving, going etc.; Rate of motion or progress
stroke
a light touch with the hands
sturdy
(adj.) firmly or solidly built; determined
snarl
to growl threateningly or viciously, esp. with a raised upper lip to bare the teeth, as a dog.
spotless
completely neat and clean
spine
a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf
statue
a sculpture representing a human or animal
smear
to spread or wipe on something
spinning
rotating rapidly about an axis
squawk
utter a harsh abrupt scream
survey
a set of questions that is used to gather information about a group or to find the preference of a group
slender
thin or slight; light and graceful
somebody
some person
skunk
a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
skimming
gliding; moving swiftly and lightly over an surface
slavery
a social-economic system under which certain persons — known as slaves — are deprived of personal freedom and compelled to perform labour or services
stunned
confused; shocked
surround
to enclose on all sides
sugar
Occurs naturally in fruit, sugar cane, and sugar beets. Americans consume 100 pounds of it refined per year. Makes up about one-sixth of the average diet, but contains no vitamins, minerals, or protein. Tastes good and supplies energy, but most people eat too much of it.
subtraction
the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
slammed
threw or hit something with great force
slogan
(n.) a brief attention-getting phrase used in advertising or promotion.
slowly
without speed ('slow' is sometimes used informally for 'slowly')
sizable
large in amount or extent or degree
skeleton
the complete set of bones of the body of a human or animal; the inner structure of framework
students
persons studying at a school or in college
sparse
(adj) thin; not dense; arranged at widely spaced intervals
suburban
characteristic of the suburbs, the mainly residential areas surrounding large cities
solid waste
Trash
stroll
to walk in a leisurely or idle manner
slaughter
the killing of animals (as for food)
substance
the stuff of which an object consists
skill
a learned power or ability
spirituality
concern with things of the spirit
surrender
relinquish to the power of another
smoke detector
Device that alerts people when there is smoke in the air
south
the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
succeed
v. To accomplish what is attempted or intended.
speaking
the utterance of intelligible speech
surface
The outer or the topmost boundary of an object
spare
save or relieve from an experience or action
stranger
someone you don't know
spear
weapon with a metal point on a long shaft
spectacular
something that is very impressive and draws a lot of attention
skimmed
used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed
stopped
(of a nose) blocked
souvenir
something kept as a reminder of a special place or event
stadium
structure containing benches or seats where people sit to watch sporting events
slope
A hillside. A gradient, inclined surface
squander
to spend or use (money, time, etc.) extravagantly or wastefully
soybean
most highly proteinaceous vegetable crop known
sprawl
sit or lie with one's limbs spread out
supported
held up or having the weight borne especially from below
stare
look at with fixed eyes
statement
a message that is stated or declared
straight
without curves
squeaking
having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge
stumble
miss a step and fall or nearly fall
sleeveless
having no sleeves
starve
to suffer or die from not having enough food; hungry
sometimes
on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always
subject
the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
survive
To stay alive where there is a chance of dying or being killed. To continue living or existing through a threatening situatuion.
stalk
the act of following prey stealthily
sliver
1. an untwisted strand of textile fiber as it comes from a carding or combing machine 2. a small slender piece or portion 3. splinter
sneer
to show scorn by curling the upper lip slightly
skinny
having unattractive thinness
slay
kill intentionally and with premeditation
skillful
having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
strait
a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
spiral
ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
suggest
make a proposal, declare a plan for something
Supreme Court
the highest federal court in the United States
someone
some person; somebody
stripped
having extraneous everything removed including contents
spider
predatory arachnid that usually has silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body
stimulate
To rouse to activity or to quickened action.
strike
deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
sting
a kind of pain
slide
the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
southern
from the south
smoke
a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
species
a specific kind of something
suddenly
happening without warning or notice

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