Wordly Wise Book 9 Chapter 15

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Accentuate

v. To emphasize or stress.

Aficionado

n. An enthusiastic follower; a supporter or fan.

Antecedent

n. A thing or event that precedes another.
adj. Going before; preceding.

Centrifugal

adj. Moving or tending away from the center.

Convoluted

adj. 1. Having numerous coils or folds.
2. Complicated; intricate.

Decapitate

v. To kill by cutting off the head.

Disingenuous

adj. Not straightforward; insincere.

Indubitable

adj. Too evident to be doubted; unquestionable.

Jaded

adj. Dulled or wearied by excess or overindulgence.

Masochistic

adj. Deriving pleasure from being mistreated mentally or physically.

Masochist

n. Someone who derives pleasure from being mistreated mentally or physically.

Momentum

n. Force or speed of movement; force or energy that keeps something working.

Obsolescent

adj. Going out of use; becoming obsolete.

Potential

adj. Having possibility or capability.
n. The capacity for growth or development.

Viscera

n. pl. The internal organs of the body.

Visceral

adj. Felt strongly, as if in the viscera.

Volition

n. An act of consciously choosing or deciding.

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