Academic Vocabulary List 6
|bake||to cook in an oven|
|barrel||a large round container used for holding great amounts of liquid|
|bat||a small, furry mammal which flies at night|
|chew||to cut and grind with the teeth|
|fold||to lay or bend something over upon itself|
|hanger||a device upon which clothing is hung|
|log||a fallen tree trunk or bulky piece of timber|
|melt||to reduce from a solid to a liquid by heat|
|owe||to be under obligation or indebted to someone|
|rinse||to cleanse with water after washing with soap|
|sand||a grainy type of soil found on beaches|
|sheet||a large thin cloth which can be spread on a bed|
|soak||to immerse or drench in water or other liquid|
|spill||to allow something to fall or run out of a vessel or container|
|spoil||to make the quality of something worse|
|squeeze||to compress; press closely, usually for extracting juice|
|swallow||to move food or drinks down the throat|
|swing||to move back and forth, sway|
|wrap||to cover with paper,cloth, or plastic|
|yawn||open the mouth in an expression of sleepiness|
These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
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