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adapt
a' dapt
v. 1) to change to fit new conditions 2) to make changes in something to make it useful
n. adaptation
The squirrel adapted to the new environment.
deplete
de' plete
v. to use up
If I am not careful, my money will be depleted.
efficient
ef' fi cient
adj. producing results without waste
That car was more efficient than the older one.
fatigue
fa tigue'
n. a feeling of tiredness from work or exercise
v. to make or become tired
I am fatiqued by my everyday work.
gait
gait'
n. the way a person or animal moves on foot
The runner's gait changed to a sprint.
glare
glare'
v. 1) to shine with a strong harsh light 2) to stare angrily at
adj glaring
She glared at her brother.
habitat
hab' i tat
n. the place or type of place where a plant or animal is normally found
The cactus has a unique habitat.
oblivious
ob liv' i ous
adj not aware of
n. oblivion a state of forgetting or being forgotten
He was oblivious to the car passing by.
outmoded
out mod' ed
adj no longer needed or fashionable
The invention of the car outmoded.
prominent
prom' in ent
adj 1) projecting, standing out 2) very easy to see; easily noticed 3) famous; well-known
He asked a prominent baseball player for an autograph.
quench
quench'
v. 1) to put out; to extinguish 2) to satisfy with a liquid
Water quenched his thirst in the desert.
sear
sear'
v. 1) to wither; to dry up 2) to burn the surface of with sudden heat
Dad sears the steak on the grill.
transport
tran' sport
v. to carry or move from one place to another
n. the act of carrying from one place to another
The train is an excellent way to be transported from one place to another.
wend
wend'
v. to travel; to go on one's way
It took two weeks to wend through the mountains.
rigor
rigor'
n. 1) a condition that makes life difficult 2) strickness or severity
adj rigorous
The coach enforced a rigorous discipline.