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Wordly Wise #3

Lesson 3 Word List

ancestor 1. A person form whom one is descended. 2. An early kind of animal which later on has developed;a forerunner.
carnivore A flesh-eating animal.
comprehend To understand.
duration The time during which something lasts or continues.
evident Easy to see and understand;obvious,clear.
extinct 1. No longer existing or living. 2. No longer active.
ferocious Savage,fierce.
gigantic Very large;like a giant in size.
obscure 1.To cover up or keep from being seen. 2. Hard to see;hidden 3.Not easy to understand.
option Choice, or something that is available as a choice.
premature Too early;happening or arriving before the proper time.
preserve 1. To save;to keep from harm;to protect.
prey 1. An animal that is hunted for food. 2. One that is helpless or unable to resist attack;a victim. 3. To hunt (animals) for food. 4. To take from or rob using violence and trickery.
puny 1. Weak. 2. Lacking in size, strength, or power.
survive 1. To stay alive where there is a chance of dying or being killed. 2. To continue living or existing through a threatening situation.
Created by: Danielle4423