Unit 2: On the Menu; Find the Adaptations

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  1. predator
    any animal that lives by preying on other animals
  2. disguise
    an outward semblance that misrepresents something's nature
  3. defense
    the act of guarding someone or something against attack
  4. master
    an artist of great skill
  5. slurp
    eat or drink noisily
  6. swat
    hit with quick blow
  7. backup
    the act of providing approval and support
  8. camouflage
    an outward semblance misrepresenting the nature of something
  9. survive
    continue to live through hardship or adversity
  10. threat
    something that is a source of danger
  11. blend
  12. armor
    tough, rigid, protective covering of an animal or plant
  13. plate
    any flat, hard body structure or part
  14. advantage
    benefit resulting from some event or action
  15. dart
    a sudden quick movement
  16. prod
    push against gently
  17. poke
    thrust abruptly
  18. bluff
    deceive someone about your strength or intentions
  19. tasty
    pleasing to the palate
  20. treat
    something considered choice to eat
  21. adaptation
    the responsive adjustment of a sense organ
  22. menu
    a list of dishes available at a restaurant
  23. prey
    animal hunted or caught for food
  24. sneak
    to go stealthily or furtively
  25. pace
    the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
  26. beast
    a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  27. murky
    cloudy, dirty, and difficult to see through
  28. snatch
    grasp hastily or eagerly
  29. protect
    shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
  30. nature
    the physical world including plants and animals
  31. describe
    give an account or representation of in words
  32. explain
    make plain and comprehensible
Created on August 3, 2016 (updated August 15, 2016)

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