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crusade
noun- a fight for some good cause or against some wrong
More police officers were hired as part of the city's crusade against crime.
fight for good
crusade
verb- to take part in a crusade
Nan wants to crusade for better and safer playground equipment
to take part...
downcast
adjective- looking directed downward
the boy looked lost or sad, because he had a downcast face.
down
downcast
adj.-sad;discouraged;depressed
The team members were very downcast when they lost the big game.
down....sad
drastic
adj.-
extreme;serious;having a major effect
Don't do anything drastic all of a sudden, because it's something serious to think about.
major
engulf
verb-
to swallow up, to cover completely
Huge waves threaten to engluf the ship
ship sinking
grandeur
noun-
the quality of being grand, or large, impressive or great
San Diego zoo is famous worldwide because of its grandeur, its so impressive!
its in the word
imbecile
noun-
a very foolish, silly, or stupid person
The boy was being an imbecile when he dumped hot tea over himself.
silly
inoperative
adj.-
not operating, not working, or not effective
Laptops are inoperative when they have no battery left, therefore you have to charge them.
opposite of working
insignificant
adj.-
having little or no meaning or importance; too small to matter
It's just a piece of chocolate, and when I dropped it, I didn't mind because it was isignificant to me anyways.
you know this one!!!
insignificance
noun-
the quality of having little or no importance; the quality of being insignificant
insignifi-----
novice
noun-
one who is new to an occupation or activity; a begginer
Before the new faculty worker could get paid regurlary, for sixth months he had to get paid with lower income because he was a novice.
new
noun-
quip
noun-
a short, witty remark or reply
sentence= After the mean teacher yelled at Amie, she replied with a short, clever quip.
verb-
quip
verb-
to make such a remark
sentence= Listening to my friend, I heard her quip, "Well I guess I won't be should go take a hike then!"
Verb-
relent
verb-
to become less harsh, severe, or stubborn; to soften; to give in
sentence= After the small child gave "the big lip" with a cute little face, her mother finally did relent.
noun-
resilient
noun-
the quality of being resilient
sentence= My best friend is resilient, for when she bent her leg behind her, she immediately was able to spring back to her original position.
adj.-
resilient
adj.-
able to spring back to the original shape, size, or position after being stretched, bent, squeezed and so on.
sentence= If you were playing dodgeball, you would probably want someone to throw a ball that is more resilient than metal, so that it can spring back to its original shape, and the game will still go on after its squeezed.
noun-
retaliation
noun-
the act of retaliating; return of like for like; reprisal
sentence = When you use retaliation to "get even" with someone for something bad they did to you, and you want to take revenge, you are being no better than they were.
noun, plural-
shenanigans
noun,plural-
playful mischief or trickery

sentence = I always used to have clever shenanigansnwhen I was little. For example, I used to throw water balloons at the boys when they were playing basketball.
adj.-
simultaneous
adj.-
happening or existing together at the same time

sentence = When you discover a stomache ache and a headache being simultaneous, the person might be sick!