Worldy Wise Lesson 8

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adjacent (adj)

near or next to; adjoining

beset (v)

to surround or to attack repeatedly

beset (v)

to trouble or weigh down

cede (v)

to give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreement

circuitous (adj)

roundabout; indirect

desultory (adj)

proceeding or carried out in an aimless or random way

galvanize (v)

to excite or arouse action

implement (n)

a tool or instrument

implement (v)

to carry out

inconsequential (adj)

lacking importance or worth; unable to make an impact; trivial

magnitude (n)

greatness of size, power, or influence

materialize (v)

to become real or actual

materialize (v)

to appear in physical form, especially suddenly

muster (n)

a gathering, usually of military forces

muster (v)

to summon or call forth; to gather

prohibitive (adj)

serving to restrain action or discourage use of

reminisce (v)

to think or talk about one's past

reminiscence (n)

the act of remembering; a recollection

reminiscent (adj)

suggestive of something else

vanguard (n)

the leading or forward position in a movement

visionary (n)

a person who is give to ideas that are not currently realistic; a dreamer

visionary (adj)

able to see what might be accomplished in the future

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