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Unit 6 Vocabulary. Orange Vocabulary Workbook Pages 56-63. blossom. (n.) a flower or group of flowers; the state or time of flowering (v.) to have or produce flowers; to develop, open up, or appear. blossom. Roses in blossom sweeten the air. Parents can help a child’s talent to blossom .

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unit 6 vocabulary

Unit 6 Vocabulary

Orange Vocabulary Workbook Pages 56-63

blossom
blossom

(n.) a flower or group of flowers; the state or time of flowering

(v.) to have or produce flowers; to develop, open up, or appear

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blossom
  • Roses in blossom sweeten the air.
  • Parents can help a child’s talent to blossom.
  • Synonyms: bloom, bud, flourish, grow
  • Antonyms: wither, fade
collide
collide

(v.) to strike against each other with force; to clash

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collide
  • Small meteors sometimes collide with the Moon.
  • Synonyms: crash, slam, conflict
  • Antonyms: avoid, evade, agree, settle
constant
constant

(adj.) never stopping, recurring; staying the same; loyal; steady

(n.) something that does not change or vary

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Constant
  • City dwellers get used to the constant hum of traffic.
  • The need for food is a constant for all living things.
  • Synonyms: continuous, unchanging, true
  • Antonyms: variable; fickle
content
content

(adj.) pleased with or accepting of; not wanting anything else

(n.) an amount that is held contained; the meaning or subject of

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Content
  • Our neighbors are content with their new home.
  • The content of that book is too techinical for me.
  • Synonyms: satisfied; fulfilled; theme
  • Antonyms: unhappy; restless
distract
distract

(v.) to draw attention to something else, cause to turn aside; to disturb

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Distract
  • Try not to let the noise distract you.
  • Synonyms: divert; sidetrack; bother
  • Antonyms: focus, concentrate
drought
drought

(n.) a long time without rain; a prolonged shortage

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Drought
  • Farmers lost their entire crops because of the drought.
  • Synonyms: dryness, lack
  • Antonyms: drenching, flood; a surplus, glut
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foul

(adj.) unpleasant to the senses; dirty or pollutes; dishonorable; against the rules of a sport or game; stormy or rainy

(n.) a violation of the rules; a ball that goes outside boundary lines

(v.) to pollute or make filthy; to break the rules of a game; to hit a foul

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foul
  • The criminal was responsible for many foul deeds.
  • The umpire ruled that the ball was a foul.
  • Leaky oil tanks can foul water and soil.
  • Synonyms: offensive, contaminate
  • Antonyms: clean, fair
noble
noble

(adj.) of high birth or rank; outstanding; of good moral character

(n.) someone of high rank or birth

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Noble
  • The hero of the play is a noble lord.
  • A commoner may gain a title by marrying a noble.
  • Synonyms: highborn, honorable, aristocrat
  • Antonyms: lowly, peasant
policy
Policy

(n.) a plan, set of rules, or way to act; a written insurance contract

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Policy
  • The store changed its refund policy.
  • Synonyms: guidelines, procedures, code, system, practice
quiver
quiver

(n.) a case used to hold arrows; a trembling motion

(v.) to shake or quiver

(v.) to shudder, flutter

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Quiver
  • One arrow was left in the archer’s quiver.
  • Synonyms: sheath, tremor, shiver, shudder, flutter
slight
slight

(adj.) small in size or degree; not much; not important

(v.) to treat as unimportant; to make light of

(n.) an act of neglect or discourtesy

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slight
  • There may be slight delays in train service.
  • A good host and hostess never slight their guests.
  • I apologized for the unintentional slight.
  • Synonyms: slender, minor, snub, insult
  • Antonyms: compliment
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tidy

(adj.) neat and in good order; comfortable or large in amount

(v.) to put things in neat or proper order

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tidy
  • I was surprised to receive a tidy reward.
  • Be sure to tidy the room before you go.
  • Synonyms: orderly, substantial, neaten
  • Antonyms: messy, clutter