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Wordly Wise Lesson 2 Words

Affect
v. 1. To bring about a change in
2. To pretend to be or to have.

Calculate
v. 1. To find the answer by using arithmetic
2. To figure out by reasoning

Climate
n. The average weather conditions of an area

Column
n. 1. A row of figures or words runniing down a printed page; anything arranged like that
2. A tall, usually stone support that holds up something
3. A regular newspaper or magazine article usually written by the same person

Decay
v. To rot
n. A breaking down or rotting

Exceed
v. To be more than
2. To go beyond what is allowed
Excess n. More than enough, an extra ammount
Excessive adj. Too much or too great

Forbid
v. To order not to do something
Forbidden adj. Not allowed

Grove
n. A group of trees growing together with open space between them

Limb
n. An arm, leg, or wing
A large tree branch

Mammoth
adj. Very Large, huge

Mature
v. To become fully grown or developed
adj. Fully grown or developed; adult

Permit
v. To allow
n. A written notice that allows a person to do something

Resist
v. 1. To refuse to give in to; to withstand
2. To work or fight against

Scorch
v. To burn slightly

Tower
v. To stand above or higher than what is around it
Towering adj. Very high; tall

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