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PREFIX trans
across, go across
immodest
To show off; to be boastful(ADJ)
skeptical
People who feel this way are doubtful(ADJ)
triple
Something that is three times as many; made up of three parts(ADJ)
fool
A person who does not have good sense and is easy to trick(NOUN)
Midas touch
A person who makes money easily(NOUN PHRASE)
shrewd
A person who is clever in useful ways(ADJ)
unicellular
living thing that has only one cell(ADJ)
universe
consists of everything that exists; including stars and planets(NOUN)
guarantee
A promise of quality(NOUN)
TO GUARANTEE SOMETHING(VERB)
we promise that something wil work as it should
carriage
A wagon usually pulled by horses, used to carry people(NOUN)
species
A group of similar animals or plants that can produce young(NOUN)
PREFIX circu-
around
predatory
An animal that hunts and feeds on other animals(NOUN)
Herculean
A task that requires great strength and effort(ADJ)
responsive
Something that reacts to something else(ADJ)
PREFIX ambi, amphi
both, around
feast
A large meal(NOUN)
ruefully
Means done with regret or sorrow(ADV)
immovable
Something that cannot be moved or changed(ADJ)
marvel
Something wonderful that surprises us(NOUN)
myth
A traditional legend or story about ancestors, heroes, or gods(NOUN)
unique
It is if there is nothing else like it; it is special(ADJ)
SYNONYM
A word that means the same thing, or almost the same thing as another word
transcontinental
Crossing a continent(ADJ)
transform
Means something that is changed in form or appearance(VERB)
lanky
A person who is tall and thin(ADJ)
NOUN
person, animal, place, thing, or idea
dash
To run quickly;' also to destroy, especially hopes(VERB)
illogical
Something that does not make sense(ADJ)
transfusion
The transfer of something, such as blood, from one person or thing into another(NOUN)
translate
To take something, from one language and express it in another(VERB)
scout
A person sent to find out information(NOUN)
appointed
A person that has a job that is chosen or assigned by someone else.(ADJ)
emanciated
a person or animal that is very thin from startvation
discouraged
When people become this they lose hope or confidence(ADJ)
imperfection
A flaw, or defect that makes something not perfect(NOUN)
stealthily
Done in a quiet, secret manner(ADV)
disaster
A calamity or terrible event that causes suffering(NOUN)
trilogy
A set of three books, plays, films, or stories that are related in subject or theme(NOUN)
representative
A person elected or chosen to act for a group of people(NOUN)
bicentennial
The two-hundredth anniversary of an event(NOUN)
gorge
A narrow valley surrounded by steep walls(NOUN)
TO GORGE- To stuff oneself with food(VERB)
transport
Means to carry something from one place to another(VERB)
depression
A low spot or hollow surrounded by higher places. Also, the state of feeling sad(NOUN)
transplant
To move something that is planted in one place to another place(VERB)
odyssey
A long, adventurous journey(NOUN)
ADVERB
Describes a noun
elaborate
womthing is complicated and has lots of parts or details(ADJ)
elected
A person who is chosen by vote for a job or office(ADJ)
shiver
A small shaking movement we make because we are cold or afraid(NOUN)
When we make small shaking movements(VERB)
VERB
A word for an action or way of being
ambition
A desire to achieve or do something(NOUN)
homely
A person who is ugly or not attractive(ADJ)
disgrace
A loss of honor or respect; a disgrace brings shame(NOUN)
disagreeable
Something that is unpleasant(ADJ)
roll
To turn over and over(VERB)
A roll-A continuous series of short beats on a drum(NOUN)
PREFIX dis
opposite, not
exquisite
Something that is very beautiful and fine(ADJ)
fragile
Something that is easily broken or hurt(ADJ)
biped
An animal that walks on two feet(NOUN)
skirt
A piece of clothing that hangs from the waist(NOUN)
TO SKIRT_ To move around the edge of something(VERB)
apprentice
A person who learns to do a job by working with someone skilled in the job(NOUN)
Herculean
A task that requires great strength and effort(ADJ)
yarn
A thick strand of twisted thread used in knitting and weaving
A YARN- A long and exaggerated story(NOUN)
abolish
To end rules, laws or something in government(VERB)
amble
To walk around slowly
auditory
Refers to the sense of hearing(ADJ)
observant
A person who carefully notices things(ADJ)
olfactory
Refers to the sense of smell(ADJ)
improper
Something that is not suitable(ADJ)
vow
A solemn promise(NOUN)
We make a solemn promise(VERB)
roam
To wander, or travel around from place to place without a plan(VERB)
tattered
Something that is torn, old, and ragged
prosperous
A person who has wealth or money, and is successful(ADJ)
arm
An upper limb of the body connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder(NOUN)
TO ARM-To carry or supply with weapons or something that strengthens(VERB)
gloomy
A place that is darkened,without much light(ADJ)
immune
TO BE IMMUNE- from something is to be affected by it or resistant to it(ADJ)
rebellion
An uprising that takes place when people fight against their own government(NOUN)
circuitous
A route that is not direct, but is roundabout(ADJ)
vertebrate
An animal with a backbone(NOUN)
panic
A feeling of sudden and extreme fear(NOUN)
spotless
Something that is very clean(ADJ)
prying
A person who snoops into things that should be private(ADJ)
mortal
Someone who is human and cannot live forever(ADJ)
acute
Something that is very sensitive and sharp(ADJ)
trivial
Something that is not important(ADJ)
subterranean
Beneath the ground or hidden and secret(ADJ)
fate
An outcome that has been decided upon ahead of time(NOUN)
amphibian
An animal that lives both on land and in water(NOUN)
realm
The land, or kingdom, that a king or queen rules(NOUN)
ADJECTIVE
describes a noun
discomfort
The opposite of comfort or ease(NOUN)
disadvantage
An unfavorable condition; a condition that makes something harder(NOUN)
dusk
The time of evening just before darkness(NOUN)
illegal
Something that is not lawful(ADJ)
desperate
Is to need or want something so much that you are almost hopeless(ADJ)
odious
A person or thing that causes or deserves hate(ADJ)
tactile
Refers to the sense of touch(ADJ)
psyche
A person's state of mind or spirit.(NOUN)
well-informed
Someone who has accurate information(ADJ)
ill-informed
Someone who does not have enough information or has the wrong information(ADJ)
solemn
To be serious or grave in manner(ADJ)
frustrated
Is to be discouraged or prevented from reaching a goal
immortal
Someone who lives forever(ADJ)
honorable
A person who has high moral standards and deserves respect(ADJ)
invincible
Someone who cannot be defeated(ADJ)
commonplace
Ordinary and uninteresting(ADJ)
submarine
A ship that can go under water(NOUN)
plaza
A public square in a town or city or a shopping center(NOUN)
superimposed
Something that has been placed over something else(ADJ)
intolerable
Something that cannot be tolerated; it is unbearable(ADJ)
lush
Something that is filled with thick, healthy, plentiful plant life(ADJ)
plea
An urgent request or call for help(NOUN)
superfluous
Something that is extra, or more than what is needed(ADJ)
hamlet
A small town or village(NOUN)
timeless
Something that is not affected by time and seems to last forever(ADJ)
looming
Something that appears to be large and frightening(VERB)
wrench
A tool for gripping and turning objects(NOUN)
We pull or turn it suddenly(VERB)
youthful
A person who is young and energetic(ADJ)
circumference
The distance around a circle(NOUN)
subzero
Below Zero
subservient
To be under another person's control; to be required to obey someone's orders(ADJ)
immature
A person who is childish and self-centered(ADJ)
vegetation
plant life(NOUN)
submerged
Something that is entirely under water(ADJ)
ravine
A deep, narrow gorge or valley(NOUN)
determined
Someone who is serious and dedicated to achieving a goal(ADJ)
circulate
To move around in a circle
stubborn
A person who is not willing to give in or change(ADJ)
reckless
A person who is carefless and takes stupid or silly risks(ADJ)
fearless
A person who is brave and does not feel fear(ADJ)
discharge
To release, get rid of, or send away(VERB)
colossal
Something that is huge
magnificent
Excellent or wonderful(ADJ)
encircle
To put a circle around(VERB)
cycle
A series of events that repeats, or goes around, many times(NOUN)
superheated
Something that is very, very hot(ADJ)
mentor
A wise, trusted advisor, counselor, or teacher(NOUN)
transaction
An act, especially business, done between, or "across," people(NOUN)
enclose
To put something in a closed place(VERB)
nomad
A person who moves from place to place in search of food(NOUN)
academic
Something that refers to school subjects or knowledge(ADJ)
CHARGE
A price(NOUN)
TO CHARG) - To ask a price or to rush forward(VERB)
discontent
A feeling of not being happy or satisfied(NOUN)