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Grade 5 - English Language
1.26 Word Meanings

Directions: Match the words with their definitions. Use the words in sentences.
Q 1: ancestor
a person from whom one is descended
a person who is interested in history
to be able analyze something

Q 2: comprehend
to collect
to understand
be a savage

Q 3: puny
a donkey
a small horse

Q 4: ferocious
fast moving

Q 5: extinct
found at the zoo
has been around a long time
no longer living

Q 6: option
a choice
a dilemma
a problem

Q 7: prey
an animal hunted for food
a hunter
a religious ceremony

Q 8: preserve
be aloof
to return
to safeguard

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