Groundhog Day Words Flashcards

awake
a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
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burrow
a hole dug in the ground by rodent type animals for protection and hibernation
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cloudy
a term used to describe a weather condition in which there are brief moments of direct sunlight because of numerous clouds in the sky
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folklore
a story, usually relayed orally, that is passed down through generations
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forecast
the attempt to predict what the weather will be like for a specified time in the future
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groundhog
a large, mostly herbivorous rodent that lives in a burrow and hibernates during the winter months
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hibernate
a state of sleep and inactivity when an animals metabolism slows down to conserve energy in order to survive the winter
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late
to arrive or appear after a predetermined or expected time
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