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abrupt saying so little as to be rude or unpleasant. [1/2 definitions]
across so as to pass over at an angle, as one line crossing over another. [1/5 definitions]
against on or touching, so as to be supported by. [1/4 definitions]
already so soon. [1/3 definitions]
amen a word used at the end of a prayer or statement to mean "may it be so."
amphibian a small animal that spends part of its life cycle in water and part of its life cycle on land. Amphibians hatch in water and breathe with gills. Then they develop lungs so the adults can breathe air. Amphibians are cold-blooded animals with skeletons inside their bodies. Frogs, toads, and salamanders are amphibians. [1/2 definitions]
apparent seeming to be so at first, but not necessarily so. [1/3 definitions]
around so as to surround or go around. [2/12 definitions]
arrange to change so as to fit a particular type of musical performance. [1/3 definitions]
bead a small, round object made of material such as glass, wood, or plastic. A bead has a small hole through its center so it can be put on a string to make necklaces or to decorate clothing. [1/3 definitions]
black hole a region or body in space with gravity so strong that neither light nor matter can escape it. Scientists believe that black holes form when very large stars collapse.
blend to mix enough so that there no longer seem to be separate parts or ingredients. [1/4 definitions]
boomerang a curved wooden stick that can be thrown so that it will return to the thrower. Boomerangs are used as hunting weapons by Australian aborigines.
bounce to spring back or up after hitting something, or to do so several times in a row. [1/4 definitions]
bunt1 to tap with a baseball or softball bat so that the ball lands close by. [1/2 definitions]
camouflage a way of hiding something by covering or coloring it so that it looks like its surroundings. The military uses camouflage to hide people, buildings, or vehicles from the enemy. [1/2 definitions]
cartridge a special container made to hold film so that it is easy to load into a camera. [1/3 definitions]
cock1 to set the hammer of so as to be ready to fire. [1/3 definitions]
conception the forming of concepts or ideas, or the power to do so. [1/2 definitions]
coordinate to arrange or select things so that they work well together. [1/3 definitions]
dash to throw or toss with great force so as to break. [1/8 definitions]