Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 2

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


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