Unit One Chapter 2: Hardly a Loser
Vocabulary in Context


Click on the meaning closest to that of the boldfaced word. Use the context of the sentences to help you figure out the word’s meaning.


Question 1. resilient -adjective
  • Children can be amazingly resilient. Even after a sad or frightening experience, they often bounce back to their normal cheerful selves.
  • Plant life is resilient. For example, a few weeks after the Mount St. Helens volcano erupted in Washington in 1980, flowers were growing in the ashes.
A resilient plant growing through ash just days after of a volcano eruption.
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Resilient means
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