Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 1

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bewail

v. To express deep regret or sorrow over.

destitute

adj.Without resources or possessions, especially the necessities of life.
adj. Lacking; devoid of.

destitution

n. poverty

detract

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

detractor

n. someone who puts something down

emancipate

v.To set free from slavery; to liberate.

emancipation

n. the act of freeing from slavery or liberation

extol

v. To praise highly.

flamboyant

adj. Excessively showy; unrestrained

flamboyancy or flamboyance

n. the act of being excessively showy; unrestrained

impetus

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

insuperable

adj.Incapable of being overcome or defeated.

intermittent

adj.Not continuous; happening at intervals.

maxim

n.A general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying.

obligatory

adj. Required or demanded.

plumb

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

plumb

adj. Straight up and down; vertical.

vagabond

n.A person who wanders from place to place.

vagabond

adj. wild

visage

n. A face, especially one that expresses feelings.

wheedle

v.To coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise.
2.To gain by using sly persuasion or insincere praise.

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