15 terms

Wordly Wise 3000: Book 7, Lesson 7

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Beseech
v. To ask earnestly; to beg.
Consternation
n. Amazement or fear that makes one feel confused.
Delectable
adj. Pleasing to the senses, especially to the sense of taste; delicious.
Garland
n. A wreath or chain of leaves and flowers.
Gratify
v. 1. To please or satisfy.
2. To give in to what is wanted or requested.
Haughty
adj. Showing too much pride in oneself and scorn or contempt for others.
Impetuous
adj. Inclined to act without thinking; hasty.
Lavish
adj. 1. Much more than enough.
2. Very costly.
v. To give freely or generously.
Pluck
v. 1. To pull off or out; to pick.
2. To remove the feathers from.
3. To pull at and let go.
n. Courage; bravery.
Ponder
v. To think about; to consider carefully.
Privilege
n. A special favor, right, or advantage given to a person or group.
Prostrate
adj. 1. Lying flat.
2. Lying facedown, especially to show respect.
3. Completely overcome; weak and helpless.
Rapture
n. A state of great joy, delight, or love.
Revelry
n. Noisy merrymaking.
Whim
n. A sudden wish to do something without a particular reason; a fanciful idea.

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