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knit
to draw brows together in wrinkles
My mom knit her brows at me when I didn't make my bed.
pirouette
a ballet move, full turn of body on toe
The ballerina did pirouettes across the stage.
mince
to walk in very short steps
The girl minced through the hallway on her way to class.
hygiene
healthy habits
The doctor said that Sally had good hygiene.
mammoth
something of great size
The young man dove into the mammouth pool.
strudel
a baked pastry, friut filled with layers of dough
The boy hadtoaster strudel for breakfast.
proliferation
rapid increase
There is a proliferation in the number of Hybrid cars bought this year.
hemorrhage
extreme bleeding
The man's was hemorrhaging from his head after being hit by the car.
anasthetic
medicine that causes loss of feeling, conciousness
Doctors use anasthtics during an operation.
foolhardy
unwise, bold
The foolhardy boy went cliff diving by himself down in the Ozarks.
exclusion
the act of keeping out
Sally excluded Bob from her party last night.
amends
change for better
Sally wanted to make amends with Myra after they had a fight.
humiliated
to lower in pride, self-respect, degrade
The boy was humiliated when he got stuffed in the trash can.
spruce
make something neat in appearance
The woman spruced up the house before her company came.
spectrum
series of color/ light