Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 2

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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 others. predator
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 who scavenges. An animal that feeds on dead or decaying matter.
Slaughter
 
verb: To kill in order to obtain meat. To kill people or animals in large numbers or in a cruel way. noun: The killing of an animal for food. The act of killing on a large scale or in a cruel way.
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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