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WORDLY WISE Lesson 7 Word List. Definitions Verb: Alter 1. To change in some way; to make or become different. Noun: Alteration 2. A change. Verb: Alter.

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1 WORDLY WISE Lesson 7 Word List

2 Definitions Verb: Alter 1. To change in some way; to make or become different. Noun: Alteration 2. A change. Verb: Alter 1. Let’s alter our uniforms so they will fit better. Noun: Alteration 2. Please don’t make any alterations in my newspaper column. Alter Sentences

3 Alter: The seamstress altered the t-shirt into a toddler’s dress.

4 Alteration: Alterations were made to this shirt to make it more stylish.

5 Definitions Verb: 1. To make or become unclear or mixed up in the mind. 2. To mistake one person or thing for another. Confuse Sentences Verb: 1. That math problem totally confused me. 2. I always confuse Sally with her twin sister Samantha.

6 Confused: The man confused the lady at the drive thru window.

7 Definitions Noun: 1. A state of disorder. Noun: Noun: 1. After the playoff game, the dressing room was total confusion. Confusion Sentences:

8 Confusion: After the practice facility collapsed, there was a state of confusion.

9 Definitions Verb: 1. To give out; to divide among several or many. 2. To be spread over. Verb: 1. Ahmed distributed programs before the concert. 2. Small parks are distributed throughout London. Distribute Sentences:

10 Distribute: The guy distributes fliers door to door on his roller blades.

11 Definitions Verb: 1. To force or throw out. Verb: 1. When the seventh graders refused to listen, the coach ejected them from the team meeting. Eject Sentences:

12 Eject: The pilot was ejected from the plane.

13 Definitions Verb: 1. To hold closely in one’s arms; to hug. 2. To take up seriously. Noun: 1. A hug. Verb: 1. My parents embraced me when I got off the plane. 2. We embraced the idea of smaller classes, but lacked the teachers to carry it out. Noun: 1. At the end of the movie, the hero and the heroine were locked in an embrace. Embrace Sentences:

14 Embrace: The couple embraced each other at the airport.

15 Definitions Verb: 1. To provide with what is needed. Verb: 1. All new cars now come equipped with airbags. Equip or Equipped Sentences:

16 Definitions Noun: 1. Things that are needed for some activity. Noun: 1. Sarah bought all her camping equipment at yard sales. Equipment Sentences:

17 Definitions Adjective: 1. Able to bend easily. 2. Able to adjust to new or different situations. Adjective: 1. Dancers and gymnasts have very flexible bodies. 2. Antonio is so flexible he can get along with anyone. Flexible Sentences:

18 Flexible: The acrobats are very flexible.

19 Definitions Noun: A moment; a very short period of time. Adjective: Happening or done at once; quick. Noun: It took Luis only an instant to calculate the amount of paint we would need. Adjective: He gave an instant “yes” to her offer. Instant Sentences:

20 Instant: In an instant, the Venus Flytrap ate the fly.

21 Definitions Adjective: 1. Having a sharp edge. 2. Showing a strong interest; eager. 3. Having sharp senses; quick to understand. Adjective: 1. The keen blade of the knife sliced through the thick rope with ease. 2. Marta signed up for lessons because she was keen to learn to play the guitar. 3. With her keen mind, she was able to master physics with ease. Keen Sentences:

22 Keen: The dog used its keen sense of smell to sniff out the food.

23 Definitions Verb: 1. To walk lamely or in an uneven way. Noun: 1. An uneven or lopsided walk. Adjective: 1. Not stiff or firm. Verb: 1. I limped for two weeks after I fell on the ice. Noun: 1. She walked very fast, in spite of her limp. Adjective: 1. His handshake was as limp as a wet rag. Limp Sentences:

24 Limp: The girl’s body went limp on the roller coaster when she fainted. The chipmunk scurried up the tree as we approached.

25 Definitions Verb: 1. To move quickly, with rapid little steps. Scurry Sentences: Verb: 1. The chipmunk scurried up the tree as we approached.

26 Scurry: The squirrel scurried across the baseball field.

27 Definitions Verb: 1. To grasp suddenly; to grab hold of. 2. To take by force of the law. Verb: 1. He seized my hand and begged me not to go. 2. The government can seize many of the things you own if you do not pay your taxes. Seize Sentences:

28 Seize: The kids seized each other’s hands and jumped into the swimming pool.

29 Definitions Adjective: 1. Not deep. 2. With little seriousness or deep thought. Adjective: 1. We went wading in a shallow stream. 2. He tried to sound intelligent, but his arguments were really quite shallow. Shallow Sentences:

30 Shallow: The dog played in the shallow water.

31 Definitions Verb: 1. To enclose on all sides. Noun: Surroundings 1. The things or conditions around a person or place. Verb: 1. The prison was surrounded by a high fence. Noun: Surroundings 1. The hotel’s peaceful surroundings made it a perfect place to relax. Surround Sentences:

32 Surroundings: The hotel’s peaceful surroundings made it a perfect place to relax.

33 Definitions Noun: 1. One who is hurt, killed, or suffers. Noun: 1. The scoundrel tried to deny that he had cheated his victims of their life savings. Victim Sentences:

34 Victim: These sad kids were the victims in a Halloween prank. Click on link to see video.


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