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exultant
The soccer team was exultant when they won the tournament.
meaning: jubilant; triumphant
reel
After drinking 12 beers he began to reel.
meaning: to stagger; to sway; to give way
stratosphere
The plane flew into the stratosphere.
meaning: layer of the atmosphere that stretches from about 6 miles to 30 miles above the earth's surface
comprehension

Her reading comprehension was excellent.
meaning: the ability to understant; to grasp
strewn
The flowers were strewn down the aisle by the flower girl.
meaning: scattered
curdle
After six weeks the milk curdled.
meaning: to thicken
hurtle
The race cars hurtled around the track to the finish line.
meaning: to race; to speed; to rush
pyrotechnic
The pyrotechnic display on July 4 was magnificent.
meaning: resembling fireworks; dazzling; brilliant
summit
We climbed to the summit of the mountain.
meaning: peak; highest point
careen

The car careened around the corner to escape the police.
meaning: to lurch; to sway sharply
summit
We climbed to the summit of the mountain.
meaning: peak; highest point
disfigure
The third degree burns disfigured her face.
meaning: to ruin the appearance of; to disfigure
grace
The Queen will grace us with her presence at dinner.
meaning: adorn; beautify
pulverize
The steamroller pulverized the watch that was laying in the street.
meaning: to completely destroy; to crush to dust or powder
vista
The mountain vista was peaceful and serene.
meaning: view; scene
flank
The right flank of the horse was covered in mud.
meaning: side
plume
A plume for the birds tail was found on the ground.
meaning: showy feather
catapult

The hunter watched the deer catapult across the forest.
meaning: to move forcefully or quickly; to leap
level
They had to level the skyscraper to make way for the highway.
meaning: flatten; knock down
mottled
A leopard has a mottled coat.
meaning: spotted; streaked ; speckled
pent-up
He took out his pent-up anger on the punching bag.
meaning: kept or held in; shut; penned