Wordly Wise - G9 - #1
|bewail||v. To express deep regret or sorrow over.|
|extol||v. To praise highly.|
|insuperable||adj. Incapable of being overcome or defeated.|
|intermittent||adj. Not continuous; happening at intervals.|
|flamboyant||adj. Excessively showy; unrestrained.|
|destitute|| adj. 1. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessities of life.|
2. Lacking devoid; of.
|detract||v. To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or important of.|
|emancipate||v. To set free from slavery; to liberate.|
|impetus|| n. 1. A driving force; anything that causes an action.|
2. Increased activity resulting from a driving force.
|maxim||n. A general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying.|
|obligatory||adj. Required or demanded.|
|plumb|| v. 1. To measure the depth of water.|
2. To reach the deepest part of
3. To understand by examining closely; to solve.
adj. Straight up and down; vertical.
|vagabond||n. A person who wanders from place to place.|
|visage||n. A face, especially one that expresses feelings.|
|wheedle|| v. 1. To coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise.|
2. To gain by using sly persuasion or insincere praise.