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Wordly Wise Lesson 3 Words

Approach
v. To go closer to
n. 1. A coming closer (My grandparents dread the approach of winter)
2. A road or way that leads to a place

Burrow
v. 1. To dig a hole or tunnel into or under something
2. To dig deeply into; to search
n. A hole or tunnel dug by an animal as a home or for protection

Cease
v. To stop to; to come or bring to an end

Destructive
adj. Causing harm or damage
Destruction n. Harm or damage

Drowsy
adj. Tired or sleepy

Famished
adj. Very hungry

Forecast
v. To figure out and say what will happen before it takes place
n. A telling of what will happen

Hibernate
v. To spend the winter in a resting state

Migrate
v. To move from one country or region to another
Migration n. The act of migrating
Migratory adj. moving from one place to country or another, usually regularly

Nestle
v.1. To settle down comfortably, as if in a nest
2. To lie in a sheltered, partly hidden place

Observe
v. 1 To see, to notice
2. To comment, to remark
3. To mark an event or day
4. To obey

Prepare
v. to make or get ready
Preparation n Something done to get ready

Reduce
v. To make or become smaller or less
Reduction n the act of reducing or the amount by which something is reduced

Severe
adj. 1. Very strict or hard
2. Hard to bear or deal with

Venture
v. to dare to do, to go, or to say
n. Something that involves the risk of a loss

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