Word Wisely 3000 - Lesson 12

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convalesce

to get back health and strength after an illness

dedicate

to set aside for a certain purpose.

Dedicate

To devote to a serious purpose

dedicate

to name, address or set aside as an honor.

dictate

to give orders; to command

dictate

to say aloud while another writes down the words.

dictator

a person who has complete control over a country; a person who is obeyed without question.

exasperate

to make angry; to annoy

exasperating

very annoying

notable

deserving of attention; outstanding

overdue

coming later than expected or needed.

overdue

unpaid when owed.

overthrow

to end the rule of; to defeat, often by using force.

overthrew

past tense, to end the rule of; to defeat, often by using force.

overthrow

the action of overthrowing.

penetrate

to pierce.

penetrate

to pass into or through.

portrait

a drawing, painting or photograph of a person, especially the face.

rebel

to refuse to accept control by others.

rebel

a person who refuses to obey orders or the law.

rebellious

fighting against another's control, disobedient.

rebellion

open opposition to another's control.

restrict

to keep within certain limits.

restriction

a limit.

seldom

not often; rarely

stimulate

to make more active.

tempest

a violent windstorm usually with snow, rain and hail.

tempestuous

stormy, wild.

upbringing

the care and training a child gets while growing up.

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