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Vocabulary : Science Adjectives I (Meaning to Word)


Given the WORD (ADJECTIVE), identify the MEANING

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1.

diurnal

  based on experiment, not theory.

  shaped like an oval; ambiguous or baffling.

  of the day or daily.

  impenetrable or unpassable.

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2.

impervious

  resembling man or man-like.

  pertaining to the stars or spiritual.

  pertaining to the back (of an animal).

  impenetrable or unpassable.

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3.

combustible

  periodic shedding (of leaves).

  distinct or unconnected.

  having cilia or minute hairs.

  can catch fire or burn easily.

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4.

centrifugal

  flying or radiating from a center.

  resembling man or man-like.

  tending to a center.

  corresponding or in harmony.

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5.

centripetal

  tending to a center.

  concerned with nutrition.

  of the universe; very large.

  fragrant or sweet-smelling.

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6.

brittle

  fragrant or sweet-smelling.

  breakable or fragile.

  cancer-causing.

  not able to penetrate or understand.

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7.

heterodox

  wearing away (by chemicals).

  not conventional.

  pertaining to the art of gardening.

  surgically sterile or preventing infection.

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