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20 terms

wordly wise book 11 lesson 19

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aegis
noun.
protection; sponsorship;
bauble
noun.
a showy, ornamental object with little practical use; a trinket;
complaisant
adjective.
willing to please; agreeable;
consolidate
verb.
to join together; to unite;
consolidate
verb.
to strengthen or make firm;
depredation
noun. the act of plundering or destroying; also, the loss or damage that results;
epiphany
noun.
a sudden understanding of the meaning, essence, or reality of something;
moratorium
noun.
a waiting period or temporary ban on activity;
pendulous
adjective.
hanging loosely or swinging freely;
portend
verb.
to be a sign of; to indicate what will happen;
portent
noun.
an omen; ominous significance;
portentous
adjective.
of momentous or ominous significance; foreboding;
pragmatic
adj. concerned with practical solutions rather than abstract theory;
reprieve
verb.
to delay or suspend punishment;
reprieve
noun.
a relief or respite, especially when temporary;
stentorian
adjective.
extremely loud or powerful in sound;
tenure
noun.
the condition of holding property, and office, or a position; also the period during which it is held;
unilateral
adjective.
done or carried out by one of two or more parties rather than in concert with others;
viable
adjective.
capable of living, growing, or developing;
viable
adjective.
capable of success; workable;