discolored

– change of color

After washing my pants so many times, the jeans became discolored.  

forensic

– something used in a debate 

the forensic detective used evidence from the scene to prove the murderer guilty. 

marvel 

– something that causes wonder

I marvel at the huge pyramids in Egypt. 

shambles 

– a thing in disorder 

Due to the my huge debt, my bank account is in shambles.  

gambit 

– a move to gain an advantage

I jumped up to get a better scenery of the lake, I did a wise gambit. 

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prodigy 

– a young person that has great talent

Mozart was a musical prodigy, he knew how to play a lot of instruments when he was little. 

conceivable 

– imaginable 

After being absent for so long, a great amount of homework is conceivable. 

detonates 

 – to explode suddenly 

After a little spark flew, the dynomite detonates suddenly . 

smoldering 

– to burn without a flame 

The marshmallow was smoldering because I put it near the fire to long.  

revolting

-disgusting

A revolting smell was coming from the fridge today.

phlegm  

– a thick mucus 

I could not breath properly because I caught a cold and the excessive amount of phlegm. 

valiant 

-very courageous 

The knight was very valiant while battling the dragon.

careening

– flying or sway to a side in motion

One time I jumped so high on the trampoline that it sent me careening through the sky.

gullible

-easy to fool or trick

When kids are little, they are very gullible.  

vandal

– a person that vandalised something 

Calvin thought that drawing on the sidewalk with chalk is being a vandal. 

devours 

– to eat hungrily 

I had to devour some food so I wont starve. 

mayhem

– chaos

The party that my sister planned turned out to be a mayhem. 

carnage 

– dead bodies 

After the war, there was so much carnage on the battlefield.  

suppress 

– to stop

I must suppress my urge to buy for clothes so I can save money. 

sentient 

– conscious 

The girl was sentient while the doctors operated on her.

porous 

– full of pores

Our skin is full of porous. 

geysers 

– a hot spring that shoots out water

When I went to the state park, I was very excited to see the geysers in the park.

dismember 

– to take apart 

In the horror movie, I watched a mad scientist dismember a human body. 

glistening 

– shining 

The lake was glistening in the sunlight. 

smidgen 

– a small amount

My mother a smidgen amount of cookie dough to eat.

cynical

– distrusting

People might be cynical of you if you tell too much lies.

disembodied 

– separated from the body

Dolls that have disembodied head creep me out.

piqued

– a wound to the pride

It piqued me to get a B on my math test, considering I mostly get A’s. 

perceptive

– showing keen insight

The strict old lady showed a very keen perceptive of the messy clothes.

 

 

predicament 

– a unpleasant situation 

It is such a predicament to watch over your younger siblings.  

preordained 

– foreordained

 In a story that I will write in class, the event that happen in the story might not be preordained.

unalterable 

– can not be changed

The essay that I turned in today is unalterable now.