To infer something is to decide it is true based on other information one has. —►By the position of the sun in the sky, she inferred that it was noon.
To inflate something means to fill it up with air. —»I helped him inflate the balloons.
When something is innate, it is something that one is born with, it is not learned. -* He had the innate desire to please his teachers.
Marble is a type of rock that feels cold and is smooth when cut. —► The large house had floors made of marble.
A mast is a long pole on a ship that holds the sail. -» The mast held both sails of the ship upright.
Nausea is the feeling of being sick to your stomach. —► The doctor said the medicine would help get rid of her nausea. n a v a l [neival] adj.
When something is naval, it relates to a country’s navy or military ships. —► The country sent all of its naval forces to protect them. POUCH [pautj] n. A pouch is a small, flexible bag that is usually made of cloth. —►I keep my money in a small pouch.
If something is saturated, it is completely wet. —► Leigh’s hair became saturated in the rain storm.
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An update is an act of making something more modern. —►I’m doing an update on my personal phone directory.
Published on May 18, 2015
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