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Vocabulary : Science Verbs I (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

impede

  sear with caustic or hot iron to prevent infection.

  place in surrounding mass.

  collect together or unite.

  hinder or retard.

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2.

glaze

  cover with shiny glassy substance.

  infect or pollute.

  seal seams to make watertight.

  decode an encrypted message or make out.

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3.

compound

  cut with sharp-edged tool; cheat or treat unfairly.

  infect or pollute.

  spend winter sleeping.

  combine or mix.

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4.

compute

  dry up by removing moisture.

  calculate or reckon.

  form into grains.

  eat away or wear out.

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5.

assimilate

  absorb and make uniform.

  eaten into or affected by chemical action.

  calculate or reckon.

  go off in different directions.

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6.

ignite

  eaten into or affected by chemical action.

  combine or unite.

  waver or vary in an unstable way.

  set fire to or kindle.

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7.

contaminate

  hide or disguise.

  refine or purify.

  infect or pollute.

  eat away or wear out.

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