Wordly Wise Book 7 Lesson 6

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addict

A person with a very strong desire for something that is habit-forming and sometimes harmful; a person who is an enthusiastic fan; to cause someone to have a very strong desire for something

aspire

To have a strong desire to get or d something; to seek

bias

A preference that prevents one from being impartial; prejudice; to cause someone to have prejudice; to influence

blatant

Very obvious in an offensive or shameless way

candid

Expressed honestly and without holding back unpleasant truths

confront

To stand up to; to face boldly; to put or bring face to face

debut

A first public appearance; To make a first public appearance

enroll

To sign up to become a member of some group or activity; to register

fluster

To make nervous, embarrassed, or confused

impunity

Freedom from being harmed or punished

intensify

To increase; to strengthen or deepen

intimidate

To frighten, especially by threatening someone

obnoxious

Very unpleasant; disgusting

retort

To answer, especially in a quick or clever way; a quick or clever reply

stint

A period of time devoted to a job or some task; a limit or restriction; to limit or restrict

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