Wordly Wise Lesson 9
absurd • So unreasonable as to be laughable; foolish or silly.
accomplish • To do something by making an effort • To complete successfully
accomplishment • Something requiring skill and determination that is completed successfully.
ascend • To rise, usually in a steady way.
dense • Tightly packed; crowded close together. • Thick; hard to see through. • Thickheaded
experiment • To carry our experiments • A test to prove or discover something • To try out new ideas or activities
flimsy • Easily damaged or broken; not strongly made. • Not believable
heroic • Very brave; showing great courage. • Showing great determination; requiring enormous effort.
lumber • Wood that has been sawed into boards. • To move in a clumsy or heavy way.
mimic • To copy or imitate closely • To make fun of by imitating
significant • Important; full of meaning
significance • The quality of being important or of giving meaning.
soar • To fly high in the sky • To rise suddenly and rapidly
spectator • A person who watches an activity; an onlooker.
suspend • To hang while attached to something above. • To stop for a while before going on. • To bar from working, attending, or taking part for a while.
terminate • To bring or to come to an end.
unwieldy • Hard to handle or control because of large size or heaviness.