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Grade 5 - English Language
1.26 Word Meanings

Directions: Match the words with their definitions. Use the words in sentences.

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Grade 5 - English Language
1.26 Word Meanings

Q 1: comprehend
to collect
be a savage
to understand

Q 2: option
a choice
a problem
a dilemma

Q 3: puny
a small horse
a donkey

Q 4: ancestor
a person who is interested in history
a person from whom one is descended
to be able analyze something

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

Q 6: premature
consistently late
ahead of time

Q 7: ferocious
fast moving

Q 8: prey
a religious ceremony
a hunter
an animal hunted for food

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