Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 8

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adroit

clever at dealing with difficult situations; adept; skillful.

affront

to insult or to offend deliberately.

avocation

an actvity pursued for pleasure; a hobby.

crusade

1. a prolonged, impassioned struggle for what is beleived to be just cause. 2. to engage in such a struggle

definitive

supplying a final answer; conclusive.

demeanor

behavior; bearing

erudite

having or demonstrating extensive knowledge; learned

induct

to istall in office, sometimes with a formal ceremony. 2. to admit to a society or to military service.

lapse

to fall or slip from a certain level of conduct or accomplishment 2. to come to an end; to expire. 3. a minor mistake; a slip. 4. a pause or inteveal.

militant

ready to fight, especially for a cause. 2. one who is ready to fight for a cause.

pariah

a social outcast

prodigy

a person who shows remarkable talent at an early age. 2. an amazing or extrodinary thing or event.

protege

one whose traing or careeer is helped along by another.

raucous

rough and unpleasent to the ear.

tacit

expressed without words; implied.

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