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10 Cards in this Set

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beacon
n 1: a signal fire commonly on a hill, tower, or pole
2a: a guiding or warning signal (as a lighthouse) b: radio station sending out signals to guide airplanes
3: something that inspires
scurry
v: to move briskly (scurried, scurrying, SCAMPER)
handy
adj 1a: conveniently near b: easily handled or used 2: clever in using the hands (handier, handiest, DEXTEROUS)
boulevard
n: wide avenue often having grass strip with trees along its cener or sides
plod
v 1: to walk heavily or slowly (TRUDGE) 2: to work or study with effort
n: plodder adv: ploddingly
rebellious
adj 1: taking part in revellion 2: tending to fight against or disobey authority adv: rebelliously
n: rebelliousness
alley
n 1: garden or park walk bordered by trees or bushes 2: narrow wooden floor on which balls are rolled in bowling; also room or building housing a number of such alleys 3: narrow street or passageway between buildings
ramble
v 1: to move from place to place for no special reason 2: to talk or write without a clear purpose or point 3: to grow or extend irregularly (rambled, rambling, WANDER)
deft
adj: quick and skillful in action <knitting with deft fingers> adv: deftly n: deftness
riot
n 1: public violence, disturbance, or disorder 2: varied display of color 3: something or someone very funny