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30 Vocabulary Words
By: Jennifer Gutierrez
Albatross
• a large web-footed bird of the southern
hemisphere having long narrow wings.
Barracuda
• a ferocious marine fish with a long narrow
body and many sharp teeth.
Carob
• an evergreen tree whose beans are used to
make food something to chocolate.
Doily
• a small piece of lace or cut paper placed
under a plate or other items as a decoration
or on furniture to protect it.
Emu
• a large bird from austalia that is related from
the ostrich, it runs fast but does not fly.
Forsythia
• A bush with brillant yellow flowers that
bloom in the spring.
Grueling
• very demanding and tiring
Heredity
• The passing on of traits from parents to
children through the genes.
Infantry
• the part of an army that fights on foot
Jocular
• Joking or liking to make jokes
Kookaburra
• an australian bird that makes a loud cackling
sound like the sound of someone laughing.
Lira
• The main unit of money in Italy and Turkey
Martyr
• Someone who is killed or made to suffer
because of his/her beliefs.
Nasturtium
• a plant with yellow, red, or orange that are
sometimes eaten in salads.
Oriole
• a song bird that is found all over the worl, the
male is usually bright orande or yellow with
black markings.
Parka• large heavy jacket suitable for winter
weather, it has a hood and is usually made of
fur or filled with down.
Quench
• To put out or extinguish
Repugnant• very unpleasant or disgusting
Shrew
• A women of violent temper and speech
Terrapin
• a north american turtle that lives in or near
fresh water or along seashores.
Undaunted
• - not forced to abandon purpose or effort
Vellum
• fine parchment paper made fron the skin of a
claf, lamb, or baby goat.
Wreath
• A circle of flowers, leaves,or branches that
are twisted together.
Xanthic
• of or pertainingto a yellow or yellowish color.
Yew• an evergreen tree or shrub with a red-brown
bark, poisonous dark green needles and red
berries, it's grown wildly as a decoritive plant
or hedge;the wood of the yew is usually used
to make archery bows.
Zany
• humorous in an unusual crazy way.
anemone
• a plant with purple,red,white,or pink flowers
biathion
• a sport in which the participants carry a rifle
as they ski on a course and stop to shoot the
targets along the way.
chasm
• a deep crack in the surface of the earth
drudgery
• diffuclt,boring, or unpleasant work.