Worldly Wise Lesson 5

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callow

young and inexperienced, young and inexperienced; immature

contemporary

A person living during the same period as another. Existing at the same time

cynical

doubtful of the sincerity of others' motives; skeptical

despot

a ruler with absolute power or tyrannical control over a group of people

enunciate

to pronounce clearly; to state; to announce

impediment

Anything that gets in the way; an obstacle

impoverish

to make poor; to take away

indolent

Indulging in ease; avoiding exertion; lazy

sagacious

showing sound judgment; wise

secular

worldly; not connected with a church or religion

speculate

to think about or make guesses; to engage in a risky business venture

strife

Conflict or struggle

venerate

To show great respect for

voracious

ravenous; desiring and eating a large amount of food; greatly eager

wane

To get smaller, dimmer, or weaker; to near an end

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