wordly wise 3000 book 6 lesson 7

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BRAWL (N)

A rough, noisy fight.

BRAWL (V)

To fight noisily.

CASUAL

Not planned.
Not regular; occasional.
Suitable for everyday use; comfortable.

CONSTANT

Not changing.
Loyal; faithful.
Without a pause; unending.

EXCEL

To do well; to be better or greater than others.

EXHAUST(V)

To use up.
To tire out.

EXHAUST(N)

The waste gases from an engine; also, the system that pumps out such waste gases.

HARDY

Able to survive under bad conditions; tough.

MEDIOCRE

Of low to medium quality; barely passable.

MONOTONOUS

Always the same; not varying; boring.

MONOTONY

Lack of variety resulting in boredom.

ORIGINATE

To bring or come into being.

ORIGIN

A beginning or coming into being.

PUNCTUATE

To add marks such as commas and periods to writing to make the meaning clear.
To interrupt from time to time.

PUNCTUATION

The use of marks such as commas and periods in writing.

RAVENOUS

Very hungry.
Eager for whatever satisfies one's needs or wants.

REALISTIC

Closely resembling real life.
Aware of things as they are; practical.

SOOTHE

To make calm and relaxed.
To relieve soreness; to make less painful.

STAMPEDE

A sudden rush of animals or people, usually caused by fear.

VETERAN (N)

A person who has served in the armed forces.
A person with much experience.

VETERAN (ADJ)

Experienced.

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