Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 16, HPA
|belated||adj. Done too late; having been delayed beyond the usual time.|
|caliber|| n. Degree of importance or excellence|
n. The diameter of a bullet or inside of a gun barrel.
|chagrin|| n. A feeling of embarrassment or annoyance caused by having failed or being disappointed.|
v. To cause to feel unease.
|contravene||v. To act against or be counter to.|
|default|| n. Failure to do what is required by duty or law.|
n. An automatic selection made according to a computer program when the user does not make a choice.
v. To fail to pay what or when one should.
|doldrums||n. A condition of feeling sad, bored, or sluggish.|
|emblazon||v. To inscribe or decorate conspicuously.|
|eminent||adj. Standing above others in worth, rank, or fame.|
|eminence||n. Someone who stands above others in worth, rank, or fame.|
|expend||v. To use up; consume.|
|expire|| v. To come to an end.|
v. To die.
|exponent||n. A person who explains, interprets, or works to make something popular.|
|novice||n. A person new at something; a beginner.|
|spry||adj. Moving with quickness and ease; lively.|
|tenuous|| adj. Lacking substance, flimsy.|
adj. Not thick; slender.
adj. Lacking density. thin.
|truism||n. A truth that is so well known that it is almost unnecessary to say it.|