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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 8

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Transcript of Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 8

Wordly Wise Book 6
Lesson 8

captive
ecstasy
expedition
interpret
accompany
v. 1. To go along with; to be together.
Jerrica often
accompanies
Elizabeth to the office
The pianist offered to
accompany
the singer.
v. 2. To play a musical instrument for or with.
beneficial
adj. Being of use; helpful; favorable
Insects helping pollinate is
beneficial
to the survival of plants.
n. One that is held prisoner.
The
captives
were closely guarded.
adj. Unable to escape or get away.
Noah was a perfect man, and Noah walked with God, and yet he was led
captive
.
n. The state of being held against one's will; loss of freedom.
The giant panda rarely breeds in
captivity
.
convenient
adj. Suitable for one's needs; making life easier or more comfortable.
The remote control makes watching T.V. so
convenient
because I don't have to get up to change the channel!
n. Anything that makes life easier or more comfortable.
The new tenants appreciated the central air-conditioning and other
conveniences
of the apartment.
n. A strong feeling of emotion, especially joy.
Nolan and Jared screamed in
ecstasy
when Justin Bieber appeared on stage!
adj. Full of or causing ecstacy.
The winners were
ecstatic
when the judges read their names.
expanse
n. A wide, open area or surface; a stretch.
Wheat grows on the broad
expanse
of the Kansas prairie.
n.1. A long journey by a group to explore or do battle.
The
expedition
into the Egyptian land lasted nearly a year.
n. 2. A group that makes such a journey.
The
expedition
was attempting to find the origin of the Nile.
inept
adj. 1. Clumsily or awkwardly expressed; not suitable for the occasion.
That
inept
remark you made at the funeral upset those who ovrheard it.
adj. 2. Lacking in skill or ability.
An
inept
handler damaged the contents of the box.
v. 1. to translate into another language.
A native Egyptian was hired to
interpret
the Sumerian tablets.
v. 2. T explain the meaning of.
Zoey offered to
interpret
the dream.
v. 3. To understand in one's own way.
I
interpreted
your absences from school as wanting a skip day.
invaluable
adj. Too valuable to measure; priceless.
The contents found in King Tut's tomb are
invaluable.
linger
n. One that is held prisoner.
The
captives
were closely guarded.
adj. Unable to escape or get away.
Noah was a perfect man, and Noah walked with God, and yet he was led
captive
.
n. The state of being held against one's will; loss of freedom.
The giant panda rarely breeds in
captivity
.
v. To be slow in leaving or going away.
McKayla and Payton
lingered
oustside the classroom so they could talk to Grace.
retreive
v.1. To get back; to recover.
Tony needed to
retrieve
his sweatshirt from the lost and found.
v. 2. To find and bring back.
The puppy retrieves sticks children throw in the pond.
skirmish
n. A minor fight or battle.
Kevin and Tony had a minor
skirmish
over who to take to homecoming.
adj. To take part in such a fight.
The two sides began to skirmish before the major battle.
supplement
n. Something added to make up for something missing.
Those who eat a well-balanced diet do not need vitamin
supplements.
v. To add to.
I
supplement
my allowance with earnings from a paper route.
territory
n.1. A particular area of land.
Animals will defend their
territory
.
n. 2. A land area under control of a particular group or government.
The island of Guam is a
territory
of the United States.
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