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Animal instincts

vocabulary

TermDefinition
dwarf if one thing dwarfs another, it makes it seem small by comparison
Impend to be about to happen
Compassion sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others
Wail to make a long, high cry, usually because of pain or sadness
hold wakes for a social gathering associated with death, usually held before a funeral
vigil the act of keeping awake at times when sleep is customary also : a period of wakefulness
herd a large group of animals, especially hoofed mammals, that live together or are kept together as livestock
fallen prey to to be killed by
nuzzle o touch, rub, or press something or someone gently and/or in a way that shows your love
sniff out to discover or detect something
dilution when something is watered down or weakened
litter a number of young animals born to an animal at one time
shove if you shove someone or something, you push them with a quick , violent movement
sway to move slowly from side to side
tumble to fall quickly and without control
joey a baby animal; especially a baby kangaroo
mutt a dog, especially one whose parents are of different breeds
illuminate to explain and show more clearly
bedridden confined to bed by sickness or old age
fasting the willing abstinence or reduction of some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time
fine-tune make small adjustments to (something) in order to achieve the best or a desired performance
inherent existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute
bout a short period of intense activity of a specified kind
kick in to start to have an effect or to happen
Created by: nchernoval
 

 



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