Grade 7 Week 8 Vocabulary

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Ms. Lanham's Grade 7 Week 8 Vocabulary
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adaptable definition: (adj) able to adjust oneself readily to different conditions
boon definition: (noun) something to be thankful for; blessing; benefit; something that is asked; a favor sought.
corrosive definition: (adj) having the quality of corroding or eating away; erosive; harmful or destructive; deleterious ; sharply sarcastic; caustic:
emend definition: (verb) to edit or change (a text); to free from faults or errors; correct
impetuous definition: (adj) of, relating to, or characterized by sudden or rash action, emotion, etc.; impulsive
mitigate definition: (verb) to lessen in force or intensity, as wrath, grief, harshness, or pain; moderate; to make less severe; to make (a person, one's state of mind, disposition, etc.) milder or more gentle; mollify; appease
obesity definition: (noun) the condition of being very fat or overweight; corpulence
pithy definition: (adj) brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression; full of vigor, substance, or meaning; terse; forcible
prolific definition: (adj) producing offspring, young, fruit, etc., abundantly; highly fruitful; producing in large quantities or with great frequency; highly productive: a prolific writer; profusely productive or fruitful (often followed by in or of); characterized by abundant production
superficial definition: (adj) external or outward; concerned with or comprehending only what is on the surface or obvious; shallow; not profound or thorough
undulate definition: (verb) to move with a sinuous or wavelike motion; display a smooth rising-and-falling or side-to-side alternation of movement; to have a wavy form or surface; bend with successive curves in alternate directions; (of a sound) to rise and fall in pitch
truncate definition: (verb) to shorten by cutting off a part; cut short
transmute definition: (verb) to change from one nature, substance, form, or condition into another; transform
visualize definition: (verb) to recall or form mental images or pictures; to make perceptible to the mind or imagination
transient definition: (adj) not lasting, enduring, or permanent; transitory; lasting only a short time; existing briefly; temporary
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