Wordly Wise Lesson Ten

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anticipate

verb 1.to look forward to; to expect 2.to be aware of and to provide for beforehand

bankrupt

adjective 1.unable to pay one's debts and free by law from doing so 2.left without any worth or value verb to leave without worth or value

brief

adjective short; not long-lasting verb to give a short explanation or set of instructions to do noun a statement, giving the main points in a case, for use in court of law

brisk

adjective 1.quick; active 2.stimulating; refreshing

budget

noun a plan for spending money during a certain period of time verb to plan the use of careully

compete

verb to try to win against others competition noun 1.the act of trying to win against others 2.a contest competitor one who competitor noun one who competes against others

complicate

verb to make difficult complicated adjective not easy or simple; having many different parts

effect

verb to make happen noun a result effective adjective 1.bringing about the desired result 2.in operation; active 3.making a strong and favorable impression

err

verb to be wrong or to do wrong error noun a mistake erroneous adjective mistake; wrong

factor

noun something that contributes to a result

fad

noun something that is very popular for a short time, then forgotten

gripe

verb 1.to complain 2.to annoy or irrate noun a complaint

knack

noun a special talent or skill; ability to do something easily

leisure

noun free time not taken up with work leisurely adjective slow; relaxed

unique

adjective the only one if its kind

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