STUDY THESE HARD ONES wordly wise 1-10 book 8

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irascible

quick tempered

wreak

to bring about or inflict

humdrum

lacking interest

allot

to allow

rebuke

to critisize strongly

fastidious

paying close attention to detail

swelter

to suffer from or to be overcome by great heat

apprehend

to seize; arrest

prevelent

commonly occuring

congregate

to come together in a group

intricate

complicated

influx

a flowing or pouring in

facilitate

to make easier

audacious

willing to take risks

daunt

to discourage

reverberate

to be repeated as in a series of echoes or vibrations

languish

to lose hope of

sage

having wisdom and good judgement

contingent

conditional; depending on something else

imminent

about to happen

elapse

to pass or slip by

advocate

to plead in favor of

turmoil

a state of confusion or agitation

staple

A basic food that is used frequently

haunt

to stay in ones mind

surmise

to suppose something without suffucient evidence: a guess

emulate

To try to equal; to imitate.

serene

calm and untroubled

despicable

deserving contempt or scorn

affable

pleasant

protract

to draw out

sporadic

happening occasionally

corroborate

to provide evidence to make more certain

inaugurate

to install into office

despondent

depressed from loss or hope

prudent

very careful

abet

to encourage or assist in some activity

precede

to go or come before in time

turbulent

chaotic, unruly

gingerly

cautious, very careful

conscientious

thorough; careful

slovenly

intidy; carelessly done

dispel

to clear away

derive

to steal or take from

assimilate

to absorb into population

dire

having terrible consequinces

abject

most miserable

mutiny

refusal to obey orders

dissension

a difference of opinion

pervade

to spread throughout

impel

to drive or to propel

shackle

a ring or band put around the arm or leg

succumb

to give up or into: to cease to exist (die)

deploy

to set away from the main source

evoke

to call forth to produce

reprisal

a retaliation for an injury

inane

empty; shallow or silly

fitful

not steady; irregular

condescend

to lower oneself to a position one considers inferior

interminable

endless; seeming to be without end

entreat

to ask earnestly: to beg

rankle

to cause continuing anger or irratation

profound

intense; deeply felt

copious

large in quantity

recur

to come again or to happen again

demean

to cause a lowering of self esteem

simulate

to take on the qualities of another: to pretend

commemorate

to serve as a memorial

abhor

to shrink form in digust

amiss

in a wrong or inperfect way

divert

to turn aside

resilient

capable of recovering quickly

tumult

noisy excitement

adept

highly skilled expert

psuedonym

a pen name, name assumed by a writer, nom de plume

profusion

a plentiful supply

atrocity

an act of great cruelty

unseemly

noot suitable

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