adore v.love and respect (someone) deeply
He adored his mother.
hair-raising a.frightening or shocking
She told us a hair-raising story about suddenly meeting a bear on her camping trip.
living organism n.A living organism is composed of cells. The cells divide and the body of the organisms show growth due to the increase in the number of cells
A tree is a living organism and shows the process of growth.
pollinate v.move the pollen from one plant to another in order to reproduce
There are not enough bees to pollinate their crops.
produce v.to make something or bring something into existence
Red blood cells are produced in the bone marrow.
loathe v.to feel strong hate, dislike, or disgust for someone or something
I loathe doing housework.
no-brainer n.something such as a decision that is very easy or obvious
The decision was a complete no-brainer.
frightened a.feeling fear or worry
Are you frightened of spiders?
hornet n.a large wasp that can give you a bad sting
Hornets live in nests and have a powerful sting.
life-threatening a.able to cause death
Caitlin was born with a life-threatening heart condition.
endearing a.making someone like you
She laughs at herself a lot, which is always endearing.
insecticide n.a chemical substance made and used for killing insects, especially those that eat plants
The timber can be treated with insecticide.
irritating a.making you feel annoyed or angry
There was one irritating delay after another.
firefly n.Firefly is a type of beetle that produces light from its body
A firefly found its way in through the rush curtain.
butterfly n.a type of insect with large, often brightly colored wings
These flowers are brightly colored in order to attract butterflies.
bee n.a yellow and black flying insect that makes honey and can sting you
My arm swelled up where I was stung by a bee.
beetle n.an insect with a hard shell-like back
What are the red beetles that are eating my snake's heads?
stunning a.extremely impressive or attractive
She looked stunning.
ecosystem n.all the living things in an area and the way they affect each other and the environment
Pollution can have disastrous effects on the delicately balanced ecosystem.
sketch v.make a rough drawing of
Jeanne sketched and painted whenever she had the time.
biodiverse a.having many different types of animals and plants
Colombia is one of the most biodiverse nations in the world.
jungles n.a tropical forest in which trees and plants grow very closely together
The lion is often called the king of the jungle.
rainforest n.a forest in a tropical area that receives a lot of rain
Many plant and animal species are found only in the rainforests.
botanical a.involving or relating to plants or the study of plants
Several new botanical species have been discovered in the last year.
shape n.the particular physical form or appearance of something
This T-shirt has been washed so many times that it's lost its shape.
documentary n.a film or television or radio program that gives facts and information about a subject
They showed a documentary on animal communication.
portray v.to represent or describe someone or something in a painting, film, book, or other artistic work
The painting portrays a beautiful young woman in a blue dress.
sting v.if insect stings you, a sharp part of it, usually covered with poison, is pushed into your skin so that you feel a sharp pain
The nettles stung their legs.
stinger n.the pointed part of an insect, plant, or animal that stings
He suffered a stinger on his right shoulder.
rash n.a lot of small red spots on the skin
I've got an itchy rash all over my chest.
aesthetically adv.in a way that gives pleasure through beauty
The buildings of the factory have been aesthetically designed and laid out.
textures n.the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface or a substance
The fabric has a very soft texture.