wordly wise book 7 lesson 14

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allege

v. To state as a fact but without offering proof
alleged adj. Claimed to be true
allegation n. Something that is allleged

conclusive

adj. Putting an end to doubt; convincing

counterpart

n. A person or thing similar to another

dismal

adj. Dark or extremely gloomy
2. Causing misery or sadness; depressing

enthrall

v. To hold the attention of as though under a spell
enthralling adj. Having the power to enthrall

exotic

adj. Fascinating because of being very different from the ordinary

incredulous

adj. Doubtful; skeptical
2. Showing disbelief
incredulity n. Doubt or disbelief

legendary

adj. Well-known; famous and much talked about over a long period of time
2. Relating to a story (usually untrue) handed down from the past

lurk

v. To prowl or lie hidden, as though about to attack

menagerie

n. A collection of animals kept in cages for showing to the public

naive

adj. Inexperienced; ready to accept without analyzing
2. Simple in a childlike way; innocent

pander

v. To give or promise what is wanted in order to please someone

plausible

adj. Seeming to be true but not necessarily so

preposterous

adj. Too absurd to be believed; ridiculous

scrupulous

adj. marked by close attention to the smallest detail
2. Acting in a correct and honest manner

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