Wordly Wise Book 4, Lesson 5

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Vocabulary Words

abrupt

Happening suddenly, without warning

achieve

v. To do what one sets out to do

achievement

n. Something done that takes skill or effort

attempt

v. To try; to make an effort.

attempt

n. A try

contempt

n. A feeling that someone or something is bad or unworthy

entertain

v. To interest and amuse

entertain

v. To have guests

entertain

v. To have in mind

glimpse

v. To get a quick look at

glimpse

n. A quick or hasty look.

mock

v. To make fun of

mock

adj. Not real; pretended

persist

v. 1. To keep on doing or trying
2. To go on and on

persistence

n. Sticking to something; not giving up

persistent

adj. Refusing to give up

persuade

v. To win someone over by arguing or asking

persuasive

adj. Having the power to persuade

phase

n. A stage in a series of changes

quaint

adj. Odd or unusual in a pleasing or old-fashioned way

recall

v. 1. To remember.
2. To call or take back

reject

v. To refuse to accept or use

reject

n. Something that falls short of what is acceptable

revise

v. 1. To go over carefully in order to correct or improve
2. To change in order to bring up to date

sensitive

adj. 1. Quick to notice or feel
2. Easily affected by even slight change.

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