15 terms

wordly wise lesson 17 book 7

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appoint
v. To choose for an office or position
2. To set or decide upon
appointment n. The act of appointing or being appointed
2. An arrangement or agreement to meet
assent
v. To give one's consent; to agree
n. An act of agreeing or acceptance
concur
v. To be in agreement
consult
v. To seek information or advice
2. To talk things over in order to reach a decision
consultation n. A discussion; a meeting to seek advice
consultant n. One whose advice is sought
dissuade
v. To prevent or discourage someone from doing something
flabbergast
v. To surprised so greatly that one is speechless; to amaze
haggle
v. To argue about, especially about the price of something
perturb
v. To make uneasy; to upset greatly
procure
v. To get by making an effort; to obtain
receptive
adj. Ready and able to receive ideas or suggestions
repudiate
v. To refuse to support; to reject
resolve
v. To make a firm promise to oneself
2. To solve
n. A fixed purpose or intention
signify
v. To be a sign of; to mean
2. To make known or clear
significant adj. Full of meaning; important
significance n. Importance; meaning
sovereign
adj. Highest; chief
2. Not controlled by others
n. A king or queen; a monarch
sovereignty n. Freedom from political control by a foreign power
trifling
adj. Of little value, importance, or meaning