Modified Wordly Wise Lesson 6

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Modified Wordly Wise Lesson 6
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  1. Not comfortable; worried or nervous

    uneasy

    Example: I felt uneasy walking down the dark street until I observed a police officer on the corner.
  2. Having good manners and good taste
    refined

    Example: He was a noisy and rude boy, but as a young man he is gentle and refined.
  3. In a pure state
    refined

    Example: Refined flour has a lot of the wheat germ removed.
  4. To make pure by removing all unwanted matter
    refine

    Example: We take oil from deep inside the earth and refine it into gasoline.
  5. To advance to a higher stage; to improve
    progressed

    Example: Manuel progressed so fast on the tuba that he got into the school band.
  6. To move forward
    progressed

    Example: Work on the new bridge progressed at a faster pace when the weather improved.
  7. An improvement.
    progress

    Example: I am finally making some progress mastering a new computer program.
  8. Moving toward a goal
    progress

    Example: The stormy sea slowed the small boat's progress.
  9. To look closely; to stare, especially at something that is hard to see or to understand
    peer

    Example: Ahmed peered at the sign, trying to read what it said.
  10. Something said that is meant to hurt or insult
    jeer

    Example: An umpire soon learns to ignore the jeers of the crowd.
  11. To speak or cry out in scorn; to mock
    jeer

    Example: My brother told me to ignore the older boys if they jeered when I sang.
  12. An aim, plan, or purpose
    intention

    Example: It was Thea's intention to open a bookstore, but she decided to go to engineering school instead.
  13. To plan; to have in mind
    intend

    Example: I intend to give a piano recital on Monday.
  14. A sharp cry of strong feeling
    exclamation

    Example: Grandpa's exclamation of pain sent me rushing to his side.
  15. To speak suddenly and with strong feeling
    exclaim

    Example: "Today was the worst day of my life!" she exclaimed.
  16. Having nothing left out; whole; complete
    entire

    Example: I recited the entire Robert Frost poem from memory.
  17. Dull and without color; not cheerful or colorful
    drab

    Example: A sparrow is a drab little bird compared to a male cardinal.
  18. Skilled at tricking others
    crafty

    Example: Templeton, the craft and mean-spirited rat in Charlotte's Web, adds humor to the book.

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