Vocabulary words-- Quiz 10/8 TEST 10/25
Week 5 of Vocabulary (10/15- 10/26)

 

To take in or soak up

 

absorb

 

 

A heavy weight on a rope or chain. It is dropped from a boat to keep it from moving.

 

To hold something firmly in place.

 

anchor

 

 

An object made of short, stiff hairs or wires that are fastened to a handle.

 

To clean, paint or smooth something by using a brush

 

 

To touch something lightly by moving against it

 

brush

 

a small swelling on a plant that will grow into a twig, flower or leaf

 

 

bud

 

the exact middle of something

 

A place where people come together for some purpose

 

center

 

 

 

 

The hard middle part of fruits such as apples or pears. It holds the seeds of the plant.

 

core

 

a building or group of buildings where things are made

 

factory

 

 

 

 

 

a young tree

 

sapling

 

 

 

 

 

 

The tall main stem of a tree. This is where its branches grow.

 

The long nose of an elephant.

 

a large box or case with a lid that can be shut and locked

 

The covered part at the back of a car. It is used for carrying suitcases and other objects.

 

trunk

 

The place where bees live.

 

hive