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Vocabulary Blocks 2/8 Group 6 Write your three column notes in the vocabulary section of your spiral.
avert (v) 1)to turn away or 2) to avoid I averted my eyes to avoid seeing Justin Bieber’s ugly hairstyle.
clamber (v) 1)to climb using both hands and feet or 2) to scramble The puppy clambered up the stairs to get to his favorite nap spot.
detach (v) to separate We had to detach, or remove, the arm of the robot in order to do some maintenance work.
enroll (v) to register, enter, or enlist “When are you enrolling for college?” she asked. “We can’t enroll until we talk to our college advisors since they’ll help us with what classes we want to take,” I answered.
fluctuate (v) to swing back and forth The ill man’s heart rate fluctuated up and down.
intervene (v) 1)to occur between two things or 2) to interfere 2)The family was concerned about the child’s behavior so they intervened and had a meeting.
nimble (a) quick and light in movement The kid was very nimble on his feet, jumping and dancing all over the room.
nomad (n) one who wanders about The group of kids were wandering out into the hallway and the teacher called them nomads because it seemed like they were just roaming around with no where to go.
recede (v) to move away or withdraw Katniss receded from the other tributes and clambered up the tree.
ungainly (a) awkward and ungraceful The ungainly octopus on skates was very ungraceful, unlike the giraffe.