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Lesson 1

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TermDefinition
accustom v to make familiar
accustom adj usual or used to
alert adj watchful
alert v to warn to be ready
alert n a warning signal
assign v1 to select for a position
assign v2 to give out, work to be done
assignment whatever is given out as work to be done
budge to move or shift
burly big and strongly built
companion one who spends time with or does things with another
compatible getting along well together
concept a general idea or thought about something
distract v to draw one's thoughts or attention away from something
distraction n something that draws one's thoughts or attention away
jostle to push or shove
obedient adj doing what one is asked or told
obedience n the state or condition of doing what one is told
obstacle something that prevents one from moving forward
patient adj willing to wait without complaining
patient n a person in a doctor's care
patience n a willingness to wait for someone or something without complaining
pedestrian a person who is walking or traveling on foot
retire v1 to stop working because one has reached a certain age
retire v2 to go to bed
retirement n the state of no longer working
Created by: juliesteimel