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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: ferocious
timid
savage
fast moving

Q 2: ancestor
to be able analyze something
a person from whom one is descended
a person who is interested in history

Q 3: preserve
to safeguard
taciturn
to return
be aloof

Q 4: prey
a religious ceremony
an animal hunted for food
a hunter

Q 5: duration
a time during which something lasts
a fight between two people
to be able to understand

Q 6: carnivore
a festival
a flesh eating animal
a celebration
a grass eating animal

Q 7: premature
instigate
consistently late
deliberate
ahead of time

Q 8: option
a problem
a dilemma
a choice

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