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8th grade vocabulary

Lesson two

WordDefinition
Abrasion and Abrasive n. 1. A wearing away or rubbing away by friction 2. A scarped or warn area. adj. 1. Causing wear by rubbing. 2. Harsh or rough in manner; irritating
Clad Clothed or covered
Corroborate To provide evidence to make more certain ; to confirm
Cursory Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail.
Dehydrate and Dehydration v. 1. To remove the water from 2. To cause to lose bodily fluids n. The of being dehydrated.
Derive v. 1. To take of receive from a source 2. To obtain through reasoning
Electrify v. 1. To wire or equip with electric power. 2. To thrill or shock
Endeavor v. To attempt earnestly n. A serious, earnest effort toward a goal
Gingerly adj. Cautious; very careful adv. Extremely cautiously
Grimace v. To make a face expressing feelings of pain, disgust, or contempt. n. A facial expression that seems to express pain, contempt, or disgust.
Gruesome adj. Causing shock or horror.
Inventory n. 1. A list of possessions or goods on hand. 2. The stock of goods on hand. v. To make a complete list of.
Simulate, Simulated, Simulation v. 1. To take on the qualities of another; to imitate. 2. To pretend. adj. Made to look genuine while being artificial. n. Made to look genuine while being artificial.
Succumb v. 1. To give up or give in to; to yield. 2. To cease to exist; to die.
Surmise v. To suppose something without sufficient evidence. n. A guess.
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