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Vocabulary Weeks 9 & 10 Quiz #5. 1. perish Definition:  die, dead Sentence:  The pets perished in the fire. Examples:  perish from hunger  perished.

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1 Vocabulary Weeks 9 & 10 Quiz #5

2 1. perish Definition:  die, dead Sentence:  The pets perished in the fire. Examples:  perish from hunger  perished food

3 2. diffusion Definition:  spread over an area Sentence:  Material will be transported by diffusion from points of high density to points of low density. Examples:  diffusion of light  diffusion of a molecules through a medium

4 3. justifiable Definition:  a good reason Sentence:  The student gave a justifiable explanation as to why her homework was not completed. Examples:  justifiable excuse  justifiable decision

5 4. osmosis Definition:  liquid passes through a solid Sentence:  Osmosis occurred when the water passed through the roots of a plant. Examples:  clear gummy bear in Windex  outer membrane of potato

6 5. punctual Definition:  on time Sentence:  My guests were punctual when arriving at my Halloween party. Examples:  punctual postman  punctual students

7 6. photosynthesis Definition:  the way plants make food using sunlight Sentence:  The optimal temperature for photosynthesis is 20 to 25 degrees Celsius. Examples:  sunlight absorbed in photosynthesis  photosynthesis turns sunlight into energy

8 7. chlorophyll Definition:  green substance in plants that uses sun energy to grow Sentence:  Light breaks down the chlorophyll in herbs and makes yellow spots that often turn white. Examples:  a green cactus  spinach

9 8. acquaintance Definition:  someone you know Sentence:  He exchanged a few words with the coach, an old acquaintance of his. Examples:  new acquaintance  only an acquaintance

10 9. provision Definition:  required condition Sentence:  There are very strict provisions for their basketball team. Examples:  provision for permission  rental provision

11 10. transpiration Definition:  passage of water vapor from a living body Sentence:  Plants release water into the atmosphere through a process called transpiration. Examples:  transpiration cycle  leaves from a plant

12 11. stench Definition:  really bad smell Sentence:  Visitors approaching the camp for the first time often retched from the stench. Examples:  unpleasant stench  stench of garbage

13 12. stoma Definition:  openings on a leaf that allow gas to exchange Sentence:  The stoma of a plant is needed for photosynthesis and cellular respiration. Examples:  stoma closes at night  CO 2 and O 2 exchange through a stoma

14 13. offend Definition:  hurt someone’s feelings Sentence:  Television censors are cutting out scenes which they claim may offend. Examples:  offend someone  offend one’s feelings

15 14. tropism Definition:  growth of an organism toward a stimuli Sentence:  The plant grows tall due to tropism from the sun. Examples:  bushes in shapes  plant in windowsill

16 15. adjacent Definition:  next to Sentence:  In Charles City, Theisen’s is adjacent to Hy-Vee. Examples:  adjacent room  adjacent town

17 16. premeditated Definition:  planned beforehand Sentence:  There was insufficient evidence that the act was premeditated. Examples:  premeditated crime  premeditated speech

18 17. perceive Definition:  understand Sentence:  He didn’t perceive what I was doing was important. Examples:  perceive an assignment  perceive the importance

19 18. inevitable Definition:  can’t be avoided Sentence:  Today, changes in technological advances are inevitable. Examples:  an inevitable accident  inevitable trial

20 19. dormant Definition:  not active, but can become active Sentence:  The virus remains dormant in nerve tissue until activated. Examples:  dormant volcano  dormant plants

21 20. timid Definition:  shy, no courage Sentence:  A timid child, Isabella had learned obedience at an early age. Examples:  timid animals  timid effort


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