Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 12

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Adversity

n. Misfortune; hardship.

Cardinal

adj. Most important; chief.

Credible

adj. Believable; reliable.

Credibility

n. The state of being reliable or believable.

Empathize

v. To show or feel understanding of another's feelings or problems.

Faculty

n. 1. Any of the natural powers of the mind and body, such as sight or hearing.
2. An inborn ability; a knack.
3. All the teachers of a school.

Harrowing

adj. Very distressing or acutely painful.

Impair

v. To damage, weaken, or lessen.

Impairment

n. The state of being damaged or weakened.

Infer

v. To reach a conclusion through reasoning.

Inference

n. A conclusion reached through reasoning.

Intuition

n. Knowing or sensing something without the use of reason; an insight.

Intuitive

adj. Using or based on what one feels to be true even without conscious reasoning; instinctive.

Manifest

adj. Plain to see; evident.
v. To make clear; to reveal.

Nuance

n. A very slight change in feeling or meaning; a graduation.

Pernicious

adj. Very destructive or harmful.

Solace

n. Comfort or relief in sorrow or distress; consolation.

Treatise

n. A methodically and thoroughly written discussion of a topic.

Vogue

n. The popular fashion of the time, wide acceptance or favor.

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