Presentation on theme: "W ORDLY W ISE Lesson 3 Word List. A PPROACH Verb: 1. To go closer to. Noun: 1. A coming closer. 2. A road or way that leads to a place. Verb: 1. The vet."— Presentation transcript:
A PPROACH Verb: 1. To go closer to. Noun: 1. A coming closer. 2. A road or way that leads to a place. Verb: 1. The vet approached the wounded deer carefully. Noun 1. My grandparents dread the approach of winter. 2. The approach to the beach was blocked by a fallen tree. DefinitionsSentences
B URROW Verb: 1. To dig a hole or tunnel into or under something. 2. To dig deeply into; to search. Noun: 1. A hole or tunnel dug by an animal as a home or for protection. DefinitionsSentences Verb: 1. Turtles burrow into soft sand to lay their eggs. 2. The clerk burrowed through the pile of papers on his desk. Noun: 1. A mole spends most of its time in its burrow.
D ESTRUCTIVE Adjective: 1. Causing harm or damage. Noun: Destruction 1. Harm or damage. Adjective: 1. Cutworms are very destructive garden insects. Noun: Destruction 1. When Hurricane Katrina hit the Louisiana coast, it caused great destruction. DefinitionsSentences:
D ESTRUCTIVE : T HE TORNADO WAS VERY DESTRUCTIVE TO HOUSES AND TREES.
D ROWSY Adjective: 1. Tired or sleepy. Adjective: 1. Lying in the sun always makes my cat, Inky, drowsy. DefinitionsSentences:
D ROWSY : T HE BABY BECAME EXTREMELY DROWSY WHILE EATING.
F AMISHED Adjective: 1. Very hungry. Adjective: 1. Sometimes I work through my lunch hour, so by suppertime I am famished! DefinitionsSentences:
F AMISHED : C OOKIE M ONSTER WAS SO FAMISHED THAT HE ATE HIS COOKIE FAST !.
F ORECAST Verb: 1. To figure out and say what will happen before it takes place. Noun: 1. A telling of what will happen. Verb: 1. Our fishing guide forecast a good catch. Noun: 1. As soon as Carlos gets up, he turns on the weather forecast. DefinitionsSentences:
F ORECAST : T HE WEATHER LADY TOLD THE 7 DAY FORECAST.
H IBERNATE Verb: 1. To spend the winter in a resting state. Verb: 1. Bears hibernate because they can’t find enough food in the winter. DefinitionsSentences:
H IBERNATE : T HE BEARS HIBERNATE IN THEIR DEN FOR THE WINTER MONTHS.
M IGRATE Verb: Migrate 1. To move from one country or region to another. Noun: Migration 1. The act of migrating. Adjective: Migratory 1. Moving from one place or country to another, usually regularly. Verb: Migrate 1. Many Latin Americans have migrated to this country in search of work. Noun: Migration 1. My friend Sandhya is studying Indian migration to the United States. Adjective: Migratory 1. Canada geese are migratory birds. DefinitionsSentences:
M IGRATE : T HE GEESE MIGRATE SOUTH FOR THE WINTER.
N ESTLE Verb: 1. To settle down comfortably, as if in a nest. 2. To lie in a sheltered, partly hidden place. Verb: 1. “The children were nestled all snug in their beds” is a famous line from ’Twas the Night before Christmas. 2. The little Swiss town nestled at the foot of the Alps. DefinitionsSentences:
N ESTLE : T HE CITY OF A RTVIN, T URKEY IS NESTLED IN THE MOUNTAINS.
O BSERVE Verb: 1. To see; to notice. 2. To comment; to remark. 3. To mark an event or day. 4. To obey. Verb: 1. I looked up at the sky and observed a hawk circling slowly, far above us. 2. Sleepily, I observed that it was time we left. 3. We observed Martin Luther King Day by closing the store. 4. I try to observe the speed limit when I drive. DefinitionsSentences:
O BSERVE : T HE STUDENT USED THE MAGNIFYING GLASS TO OBSERVE THE BUTTERFLY MORE CLOSELY.
P REPARE Verb: 1. To make or get ready. Noun: Preparation 1. Something done to get ready. DefinitionsSentences: Verb: 1. The scouts prepared for their camping trip by getting lots of freeze-dried food. Noun: Preparation 1. Antonio and Ruth did most of the preparation for the cookout the night before.
P REPARE : T HE RESIDENTS PREPARE FOR H URRICANE S ANDY BY BOARDING UP THEIR WINDOWS.
R EDUCE Verb: 1. To make or become smaller or less. Noun: Reduction 1. The act of reducing or the amount by which something is reduced. DefinitionsSentences: Verb: 1. This winter, Vermont reduced the amount of salt it put on its roads. Noun: Reduction 1. The store sold out of swimsuits after its huge price reduction.
R EDUCE : T HE HOMEOWNERS MADE A $5,000 PRICE REDUCTION TO THEIR HOUSE IN HOPES OF SELLING FASTER.
S EVERE Adjective: 1. Very strict or harsh. 2. Hard to bear or deal with. DefinitionsSentences: Adjective: 1. That’s a very severe punishment for turning a paper in late. 2. A severe frost caused a lot of damage to central Florida’s orange crop.
S EVERE : T HE SWIMMER RECEIVED A SEVERE SUNBURN ON HER BACK DUE TO FORGETTING SUNSCREEN.
V ENTURE Verb: 1. To dare to do, to go, or to say. Noun: 1. Something that involves the risk of a loss. DefinitionsSentences: Verb: 1. Maria ventured onto the dance floor even though she didn’t know how to dance. Noun: 1. Grandpa’s most successful venture was a carpet cleaning service.
V ENTURE : T HE ASTRONAUT VENTURED OUT INTO SPACE FOR HIS FIRST SPACE WALK.