Worldy Wise Chapter 1

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bewail

To express deep regret or sorrow over

destitute

Without resources or possessions, especially the necessities of life

detract

To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importance of

emancipate

To set free from slavery; to liberate

extol

To praise highly

flamboyant

Excessively showy; unrestrained

impetus

A driving force; anything that causes an action
Increased activity resulting from a driving force

insuperable

Incapable of being overcome of defeated

intermittent

Not continuous; happening at intervals

maxim

A general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying

obligatory

Required or demanded

plumb

To measure the depth of water
To reach the deepest part of
To understand by examining closely; to solve

vagabond

A person who wanders from place to place

visage

A person who wanders from place to place

wheedle

To coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise
To gain by using sly persuasion or insincere praise

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