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descend

de scend

syn. - to drop, fall, plunge, climb down; to stem, derive
to move to a lower place from a higher one; to come or be handed down from the past

ant. - to rise, climb, scale, ascend
famine

fa mine

syn. - hunger, starvation, scarcity, want
a severe shortage of food over a large area

ant. - feast, plenty
prey

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syn. - a victim, quarry,; to devour; to bully, victimize, cheat
an animal hunted for food by another; someone or something that is helpless against attack;
to hunt for food,; to harm, rob, or take advantage of

ant. - a hunter, predator
abolish

a bo lish

syn. - to outlaw, ban, repeal, stamp out
to do away completely with something; put an end to

ant. - to establish, restore
astronaut

as tro naut
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hare

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expand

ex pand

syn. - to spread, stretch, swell, enlarge
to open up, make or grow larger; develop

ant. - to shrink, reduce, contract, abridge
agitation

a gi ta tion
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dictator

dic ta tor

syn. - tyrant, master, despot, oppressor
a ruler or leader who has total power
portable

port a ble

syn. - moveable, transportable
easily moved or carried

ant. - immovable, fixed, rooted
condemn

con demn

syn. - to disapprove, denounce, blame
to criticize a person or action as wrong, guilty, or evil; to judge as guilty and to punish

ant. - to praise, admire, honor, applaud, approve
fare

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Unit 10
Vocabulary Workshop - Level Blue
Jonathan Sams
Mrs. Delaney, 4th Grade
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weightlessness

weight less ness
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harsh

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artificial

ar ti fi cial
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visual

vi su al

syn. - visible, pictured, shown, illustrated
having to do with sight or seeing
thrifty

thrif ty

syn. - economical, frugal, tight-fisted
careful about spending money; tending to save money; managing money well

ant. - wasteful, careless, extravagant
brittle

brit tle

syn. - breakable, stiff, unbending, fragile
easily broken, snapped, or cracked; not flexible

ant. - bendable, flexible, elastic, rugged
satellite

sa tel lite
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appeal

ap peal

syn. - a plea, petition; charm, attraction; to plead, implore, beg; to attract
a sincere or strong request for something that is needed;
a quality or ability that attracts or interests people;
a request to a higher court for review of a legal decision;
to ask strongly for help, understanding, or something else needed; to be attractive or interesting

ant. - to repel, disgust, repulse