Wordly Wise 3000 Book 7 Lesson 9

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dumbfound

to make speechless with amazement

ensue

to follow; to come as a result of

era

a particular period in history

flourish

to thrive or to prosper; to wave in the air; a sweeping motion; a showy burst of music; a fancy line or curve added to something written

garrison

soldiers stationed in a place to protect it; a military place of protection, together with its soldiers and weapons; to provide soldiers with a place to live

grievous

causing grief or pain; hard to bear

hoard

to save and put away, especially secretly; anything in such a manner

inundate

to cover, as with water from a flood; to load with an excessive amount or number of something

invincible

impossible to defeat

nomad

a member of one group that settles briefly in one place and then moves on

nomadic

having characteristics of a nomad

placate

to stop from being angry; to calm

principal

most important; a person or thing that is of greatest importance

recede

to move back or to drop to a lower level; to become fainter

ruthless

showing no mercy; pitiless

sacrifice

something given up for the sake of another; an offering to a god; to give up something for another; to offer something of value to a god

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