Mammoth Cave Vocabulary Grade 10

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Summer Reading Academy 2012 Shelby County, KY

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Mammoth Cave:

Mammoth Cave Grade 10

Cache:

Cache

Cache:

Cache Definition A secure place, perhaps for hiding or for storage Synonyms Store, deposit, hoard, reserve Context . . . a cache of rocks

Scour (ing):

Scour ( ing )

Scour (ing):

Scour ( ing ) Definition To move about quickly especially in a searching manner Synonyms Hunt, dig, search Context . . . sixteen headlamps scouring the walls

Spelunking:

Spelunking

Spelunking:

Spelunking Definition The practice of exploring caves Synonyms Caving, exploring, adventuring Context . . . Following us on our spelunking experience.

Inquisitive:

Inquisitive

Inquisitive:

Inquisitive Definition To ask questions or to examine closely Synonyms Quizzing, curious, prying Context . . . replied to an inquisitive spelunker

Maneuver (ing):

Maneuver ( ing )

Maneuver (ing):

Maneuver ( ing ) Definition To make a series of changes in movement and position in order to secure an advantage Synonyms Grapple, negotiate, manipulate Context . . . maneuvering down some sharp rocks

Convolute (d):

Convolute (d)

Convolute (d):

Convolute (d) Definition Having twists and turns Synonyms Tangled, complex, intricate, labyrinth-like Context . . .twisting, turning, and convoluted passage

Permeate (d):

Permeate (d)

Permeate (s):

Permeate (s) Definition To spread throughout or to dissolve into Synonyms Transfuse, suffuse, dissipate Context . . .a fine layer of dust that permeated the air

Muster (ing):

Muster ( ing )

Muster (ing):

Muster ( ing ) Definition To bring together or to bring forth Synonyms Collect, comprise, rouse, gather Context . . . mustering all of my bravery

Anonymous:

Anonymous

Anonymous:

Anonymous Definition Not named or identified Synonyms Unknown, unspecific, unidentified Context . . . and the two anonymous boots in front of me

Emerge:

Emerge

Emerge:

Emerge Definition To rise or to come out into to view to a better position Synonyms Surface, materialize, appear Context . . . allowing us to emerge back onto Cleaveland Avenue

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