22 terms

Worldy Wise Lesson 8

adjacent (adj)
near or next to; adjoining
beset (v)
to surround or to attack repeatedly
beset (v)
to trouble or weigh down
cede (v)
to give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreement
circuitous (adj)
roundabout; indirect
desultory (adj)
proceeding or carried out in an aimless or random way
galvanize (v)
to excite or arouse action
implement (n)
a tool or instrument
implement (v)
to carry out
inconsequential (adj)
lacking importance or worth; unable to make an impact; trivial
magnitude (n)
greatness of size, power, or influence
materialize (v)
to become real or actual
materialize (v)
to appear in physical form, especially suddenly
muster (n)
a gathering, usually of military forces
muster (v)
to summon or call forth; to gather
prohibitive (adj)
serving to restrain action or discourage use of
reminisce (v)
to think or talk about one's past
reminiscence (n)
the act of remembering; a recollection
reminiscent (adj)
suggestive of something else
vanguard (n)
the leading or forward position in a movement
visionary (n)
a person who is give to ideas that are not currently realistic; a dreamer
visionary (adj)
able to see what might be accomplished in the future