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1 Cap/cipit- head Manu- hand Ped- foot Unit 5: Head to ToeCap/cipit- headManu- handPed- foot
2 1. Captivate (v)Definition: to attract and hold the attention of someone by being interesting, pretty, etc.Example sentence: The magician can easily captivate the crowd with his amazing tricks.
3 2. Precipitation (n)Definition: water that falls to the ground as rain, snow, hail, sleet, etc.Example sentence: The weather report is stating a 90 % chance of precipitation tomorrow so we will need to reschedule the picnic.
4 3. Capitulate (v)Definition: to stop fighting an enemy or opponent; to admit that an enemy or opponent has won.Example sentence: I am not one to argue, so I will often capitulate just to avoid further conflict.
5 4. Manual (adj)Definition: doing or involving hard physical work; of or relating to using the hands; operated or controlled with the hands or by a personExample sentence: In a car with a manual transmission, the driver must shift the gears with his hands, while steering and operating the brakes.
6 5. Manipulate (v)Definition: to move or control something with your hands or by using a machine; to deal with or control someone or something in a clever and unusually selfish wayExample sentence: The baby is learning to manipulate objects like blocks with her hands.
7 6. Manuscript (n)Definition: the original copy of a play, book, piece of music, etc., before it has been printedExample sentence: I sent my manuscript to countless publishers, hoping to get a book deal.
8 7. Maneuver (n) Definition: clever or skillful action or movement Example sentence: Through a series of legal maneuvers, the lawyer kept his client out of jail.
9 8. Pedestrian (N)Definition: a person who is walking in a city, along a road, etc.Example sentence: A heavy barrier was built along the busy street to protect the pedestrians walking by from cars that might swerve off the road.
10 9. Impede (v)Definition: to slow the movement, progress, or action of someone or somethingExample sentence: The soldiers were able to successfully impede the enemy’s advances.
11 10. Pedestal (n)Definition: the base of a column or other tall object; used to describe the position of someone who is admired, successful, etc.Example sentence: She had placed her father on a pedestal for her entire life; he was perfect and could do no wrong.