wordly wise book 11 lesson 19

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aegis

noun.
protection; sponsorship;

bauble

noun.
a showy, ornamental object with little practical use; a trinket;

complaisant

adjective.
willing to please; agreeable;

consolidate

verb.
to join together; to unite;

consolidate

verb.
to strengthen or make firm;

depredation

noun. the act of plundering or destroying; also, the loss or damage that results;

epiphany

noun.
a sudden understanding of the meaning, essence, or reality of something;

moratorium

noun.
a waiting period or temporary ban on activity;

pendulous

adjective.
hanging loosely or swinging freely;

portend

verb.
to be a sign of; to indicate what will happen;

portent

noun.
an omen; ominous significance;

portentous

adjective.
of momentous or ominous significance; foreboding;

pragmatic

adj. concerned with practical solutions rather than abstract theory;

reprieve

verb.
to delay or suspend punishment;

reprieve

noun.
a relief or respite, especially when temporary;

stentorian

adjective.
extremely loud or powerful in sound;

tenure

noun.
the condition of holding property, and office, or a position; also the period during which it is held;

unilateral

adjective.
done or carried out by one of two or more parties rather than in concert with others;

viable

adjective.
capable of living, growing, or developing;

viable

adjective.
capable of success; workable;

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