Wordly Wise Exam Words

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All Wordly Wise Words on the English Exam. (Made by Greyson, THANK YOU)

Abundant

Adj. More than enough.

Accompany

V. 1. To go along with; to be together., 2. To play a musical instrument for or with.

Affection

N. A fond or tender feeling.

Antic

N. A playful or funny act.

Appreciate

V. 1. To see the worth or quality of., 2. To increase in value.

Arid

Adj. Having little or no rainfall, very dry.

Boycott

V. To join others in refusing to deal with a person or group., N. The act of boycotting.

Brawl

N. A rough, noisy fight., v. to fight noisily.

Captivate

V. To please greatly; to win over by special charm.

Contaminate

V. To harm by contact with something undesirable.

Custody

N. 1. Control over and responsibility for care., 2. In the keeping of the police; in jail.

Declare

V. To make known; to state openly.

Elude

V. To escape by being quick or clever.

Evolve

V. To develop and change gradually over time.

Expedition

N. 1. A long journey by a group to explore or do battle., 2. A group that makes up such a journey.

Graze

V. 1. To feed on growing grass, 2. To touch lightly in passing.

Hectic

Adj. Full of feverish activity, haste, or confusion.

Hover

V. To remain in place over an object or location.

Humid

Adj. Having a large amount of water or moisture in the air.

Immigrant

N. A person who comes into a country to live there.

Inhabit

V. To live in or on.

Inhibit

V. To prevent from doing something or to prevent from happening.

Jeopardy

N. Danger.

Mediocre

Adj. Of low to medium quality, barely passable.

Minute

Adj. Very small; tiny.

Posture

N. The way one holds one's body; a pose or position., v. To assume a particular position especially a pretended one.

Ravenous

Adj. 1. Very hungry., 2. Eager for whatever satisfies one's needs or wants.

Sanctuary

N. 1. A place of safety or shelter., 2. Protection offered by such a place.

Segregate

V. To keep separate or apart.

Soothe

V. 1. To make calm or relaxed., 2. To relieve soreness, to make less painful.

Squalor

N. Filth, misery.

Stampede

N. A sudden rush of animals or people, usually caused by fear., v. To take part in a stampede.

Substitute

V. To replace one thing or person for another., n. Something or someone that replaces another., adj. Acting in place of someone or something else.

Superb

Adj. Of the highest quality; grand; splendid.

Triumph

N. 1. A noteworthy success., 2. The joy winnings bring., v. To win.

Verdict

N. 1. The decision reached at the end of a trial., 2. A judgement or opinion.

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