Vocab constrict primative

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Vocab constrict primative

  1. 1. Vocab One<br />
  2. 2. constrict<br />Definition<br />To make smaller or to tighten<br />Example<br />The man’s pupil constricted when the doctor shone a light in it.<br />
  3. 3. dilated<br />Definition<br />expanded<br />Example<br />Pupils can dilate for any reasons, including a solution put directly into the eye, a simple increase in darkness, or the presence of certain drugs in the body.<br />
  4. 4. disembodied<br />Definition<br />Separated from the body<br />Example<br />The disembodied marionette hands on the puppeteer’s wall greatly disturbed me.<br />
  5. 5. halting<br />Definition<br />Slow and uncertain, hesitant<br />Example<br />Seaborn “Beck” Weathers’s discussion with the other mountain climbers was halting because they were so exhausted.<br />
  6. 6. remote<br />Definition<br />Distant, far away<br />Example<br />Jeff escaped to a remote area.<br />
  7. 7. primitive<br />Definition<br />Primary, basic<br />Example<br />Weathers was compelled to continue by a primitive desire to survive. <br />These tools are primitive.<br />

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