LEARNATHON
III

Competition for grade 6 to 10 students! Learn, solve tests and earn prizes!

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Theory:

Meaning of difficult words from the lesson "His First Flight":
 
S.No
Words
Meaning
1
SeagullA bird that lives near the sea 
2
LedgeA narrow piece of rock that sticks out a cliff
3
FlapTo move up and down
4
FledglingA young bird whose wings have not developed fully
5
AbyssA deep hole with no end
6
BrinkIn the edge of a situation
7
MusterCollect or gather
8
PlungeJump or dive quickly
9
DesperateFeeling hopeless
10
ShrillHigh pitch noise
11
ThreatenTo cause to be at risk
12
SkimQuickly dive into something
13
HerringA fish that is found in coastal areas
14
CackleLaugh in a loud way
15
PlateauFairly level high ground
16
AscendingTo come up
17
BlazingTo burn with bright flames
18
MackerelA sea fish with greenish-blue bands on its body
19
ScrapA small piece of something
20
Dirt-cakedCovered with a thick layer of dirt
21
GnawedTo bite hard with teeth
22
TrottedTo take quick short steps
23
DaintilyFine or delicate manners
24
PrecipiceThe steep edge of a mountain
25
SheerUsed to emphasize the size
26
PlateauA fairly level high ground
27
ScrapingDrag or pull hard to remove dirt
28
CackleSpeak in a loud, harsh way
29
DozingTo fall asleep
30
PlaintivelyExpressing sorrow or melancholy
31
TappingMove or strike to make noise
32
MotionlessTo stay without movement
33
NewbieSomeone who is new in doing something
34
SwoopedTo fly downwards rapidly
35
MonstrousEvil or wrong
36
HeadlongIn a rush
37
DizzyFeeling like losing balance
38
ShriekTo scream highly
39
Dog-fishA small shark
40
ShrillHigh pitched noise
41
ReluctantHaving doubts about do something
42
DevourTo eat something eagerly and in large amounts so that nothing is left
43
WhetTo sharpen
44
BeckoningMaking a gesture with the hand or head to encourage someone to approach or follow