Wordly Wise 3000 Book 5 Lesson 6

19 terms by kwojbarton

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

anarchy

Total absence of government. Lack of order; total confusion.

apprehend

To seize; to arrest. To grasp the meaning of; to understand.

arraign

To bring before a court to face charges.

assimilate

To absorb into a population. To take in a part and absorb into a whole.

bizarre

Strikingly out of the ordinary; peculiar.

calamity

An event that causes great suffering and harm; a disaster.

calamitous

Disasterous

conspire

To plan together secretly to do something wrong or illegal.

conspiracy

A joining with others to plan or carry out unlawful acts.

dissension

A difference of opinion; disagreement.

elapse

To pass or slip by (used with time).

imminent

About to happen; likely to occur in the very near future.

interrogate

To ask questions of, especially in a thorough or formal manner.

interrogation

The act of questioning.

lionize

To treat as a celebrity.

meticulous

Extremely careful; attentive to small details.

shackle

(n.) A ring or band put around the arm or leg to prevent free movement. Something that prevents free action. (v.)To prevent freedom of action

swelter

To suffer from or to be overcome by great heat.

sweltering

Very hot and humid; uncomfortable because of extremely hot weather.

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set