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Vocabulary : Science Adjectives II (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

malleable

  not transparent or with no light transmission.

  devouring all food; not fastidious.

  capable of being shaped by hammering or pliable.

  penetrable or allowing fluids to pass through.

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2.

redundant

  supefluous or excessive.

  devouring all food; not fastidious.

  suitable for drinking.

  decomposed or foul.

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3.

pungent

  small enough or unimportant as to be neglected.

  not transparent or with no light transmission.

  (of some body organ) capable of grasping.

  caustic or sharp in taste or smell.

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4.

prehensile

  decomposed or foul.

  (of gas or air) of less density.

  (of some body organ) capable of grasping.

  melted.

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5.

iridescent

  devouring all food; not fastidious.

  opalescent or displaying rainbow-like colors.

  permeable or having pores.

  best or most favorable.

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6.

prophylactic

  short-sighted or lacking foresight.

  bony or having bones.

  used as preventive for spread of disease.

  pertaining to disease.

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7.

rarefied

  iridescent or displaying rainbow-like colors.

  devouring all food; not fastidious.

  having the nature of wood.

  (of gas or air) of less density.

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