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Wordly Wise Book 9 Chapter 15

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Accentuate
v. To emphasize or stress.
Aficionado
n. An enthusiastic follower; a supporter or fan.
Antecedent
n. A thing or event that precedes another.
adj. Going before; preceding.
Centrifugal
adj. Moving or tending away from the center.
Convoluted
adj. 1. Having numerous coils or folds.
2. Complicated; intricate.
Decapitate
v. To kill by cutting off the head.
Disingenuous
adj. Not straightforward; insincere.
Indubitable
adj. Too evident to be doubted; unquestionable.
Jaded
adj. Dulled or wearied by excess or overindulgence.
Masochistic
adj. Deriving pleasure from being mistreated mentally or physically.
Masochist
n. Someone who derives pleasure from being mistreated mentally or physically.
Momentum
n. Force or speed of movement; force or energy that keeps something working.
Obsolescent
adj. Going out of use; becoming obsolete.
Potential
adj. Having possibility or capability.
n. The capacity for growth or development.
Viscera
n. pl. The internal organs of the body.
Visceral
adj. Felt strongly, as if in the viscera.
Volition
n. An act of consciously choosing or deciding.