Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 2

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Vocabulary


 
  
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Astute
 
adjective: Wise in a clever or practical way.
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Authentic
 
adjective: Genuine; true. Authenticity Authenticate
3
Delicacy
 
noun: A choice item of food. Great consideration for the feelings of others.
4
Derogatory
 
adjective: Expressing a low opinion; intended to hurt the reputation of a person or thing.
5
Devour
 
verb: To eat up hungrily. To take in eagerly with eyes or ears.
6
Figment
 
noun: Something that is made up in the mind but has no connection with reality.
7
Mythical
 
adjective: Imaginary; not real.
8
Plumage
 
noun: A bird's feathers.
9
Predatory
 
adjective: Living by killing and eating other animals. Living by robbing or stealing from...
10
Prior
 
adjective: Coming earlier in time. Coming before in order or importance.
11
Scavenge
 
verb: To search through or pick over, looking for something usable. Scavenger: noun: Someone...
12
Slaughter
 
verb: To kill in order to obtain meat. To kill people or animals in large numbers or in...
13
Solitude
 
noun: The condition of being alone or at some distance from people.
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Ungainly
 
adjective: Moving in a clumsy or awkward way.
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Vulnerable
 
adjective: Open to attack; easily injured physically or emotionally.

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