Wordly Wise 3000 Book 7 Lesson 15

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complement

Something that completes or makes perfect;
The number or amount that makes up a whole.
To bring to completion or perfection.

component

Any of the more important parts of a whole.
Contributing to form a whole.

conjure

To call forth by magic, or as if by magic;
(with up) To bring to mind; to recall or evoke.

emphasize

To give special attention to; to stress.
Special attention directed at something to give it importance.
Said or done with force.

homage

Honor or respect shown publicly.

impromptu

Unplanned.
Without preparation.

lush

Marked by richness of growth, especially of vegetation.

medley

A mixture of often unrelated things.
A selection of music from various sources, played as one piece.

oblige

To require someone to do something for legal, social, or moral reasons.
To earn the gratitude of.
To do a favor for.

pretentious

Drawing undeserved or inappropriate attention to oneself; showy.

prowess

Great skill or ability.

rustic

Of or relating to country life or people.
Lacking elegance or polish.
A country person, especially one thought of as simple or crude.

subtle

So slight as to be not easily seen or understood.
Able to understand fine shades of meaning.
Something so slight that only a cleaver or well-educated person can see it.

vocation

A person's employment; occupation.
Having to do with a person's career.

warble

To sing in a melodious manner.

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