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Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 1-17
to hear and decide judicially; to judge.
A one-hundredth anniverary or its celebration; of or pertaining to a period of one hundred years
a person's face; the expression on a person's face; support or approval; to support or approve' to tolerate
To make dissastisfied; to put in a bad mood
A state of balance
To speed up a process; to facilitate
To encircle, bind, or surround.
not called for; unnecessary. Without charge; free
Unreal or imagined; deceiving
Incapable of being placated, soothed, or significantly changed; relentless.
A source of light, especially from the sky, such as the sun or moon; A person who is well known for her or his achievements; a celebrity
A public statement explaining the intentions, motives, or views of an individual or group
To fascinate or hypnotize
An act or statement that may serve as an example or justification for a later one
Not genuine; false
n. A group of things gathered in to a whole; sum total.
adj. Calculated by combining units or items.
v. 1. To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.
2. To distribute according to a plan.
v. 1. To predict future events, especially from omens.
2. To give promise of.
n. 1. A fortified area or position; a person, place, or thing that is a source of strength.
2. Something that is considered a stronghold.
n. Suitable, proper behavior or speech.
adj. No longer existing or functioning.
n. A lack of order; confusion.
adj. Calm, peaceful, and happy; prosperous.
n. A lecture, usually long, on how to behave morally.
n. Extravagant exaggeration.
v. To plead for persistently.
n. Legal authority to govern or control.
v. To think over again and again to ponder.
n. Reckless boldness without regard to danger or opposition.
v. To separate and remove what is undesirable and leave what is desirable; to blow away the chaff from grain.
n. A distinctive atmosphere or feeling that seems to surround someone or something; a distinctive appearance or impression.
adj. Lacking freshness; trite.
v. To confuse or bewilder.
adj. Fully aware; taking notice.
n. 1. A riddle whose answer is a play on words. 2. A puzzle or problem that is difficult or impossible to solve.
adj. Short-lived; staying temporarily.
n. A helper or assistant with a wide range of duties and responsibilities.
adj. 1. Impressive because of large size or scope. 2. characterized by the pretense of grandeur or absurd exaggeration.
v. 1. To influence or persuade. 2. To bring about; to cause.
adj. Refusing to compromise or change one's position on an issue.
adj. Full of praise.
n. Dash or flamboyance in style or action.
adj. Petty or insignificant; concerned with trifling matters.
n. An inclination; preference.
n. A high point of land that juts out into water.
Sharpness or harshness of manner; roughness of surface; unevenness
A person or thing that destroys or causes harm; causing destruction or ruin
A person who often attempts to be funny; a clown; a fool
Mournful of full of sorrow; causing grief
A person whose attention is focused on other and on what is going on around her or him, rather than on her or his own feelings
Excessively bright and flashy; tastelessly glaring
A group or system in which positions of power are ranked, usually from lowest to highest
To fill completely with a feeling or idea; to inspire
To stir up or urge on; to provoke
A strong attraction or leaning
Behaving in a wild and unruly manner
The list of pieces an actor, musician, etc., is ready to perform; the skills or accomplishments of a person or group
A basic principle or skill. An undeveloped or beginning stage
To weaken or ruin by degrees. To attack by indirect, secret, or underhanded means.
Not stopping or slowing down; constant
an expression of approval or respect for special merit; an award
not yielding; firm
to flatter or admire excessively; to idolize
a loud and determined dispute; a noisy quarrel
an historical record of events, often arranged in a yearly sequence
diligent and persistent
exercising caution; hesitant
a small, exclusive group; a group held together by like interests or purpose
worn-out with use; broken-down
to provide with a quality, a thing, or a gift of money
lasting a very short time
to work to gain the favor of someone
a group of people held in high esteem for their great achievements
turned away from what is right; wicked; stubbornly opposing what is right or reasonable; obstinate
instruction, protection, or guardianship
v. To hate or loathe intensely. 2. Disagreeable and unpleasant.
v. To shorten in duration or extent; to diminish.
n. Intense ill will.
adj. Favorable, promising.
v. I. To besiege; to surround with an army. 2. To surround with troubles; to harass.
n. A person to whom secrets are told.
n. 1. One of the parts that make up a whole. 2. A voter represented by a particular official.
adj. Unjust; wicked.
v. to adjust to and accept unpleasant or undesirable conditions.
v. (used with against) To complain or protest strongly.
n. A person or thing that has held a position or office before another.
n. Acts that intentionally damage, hinder, or seek to discredit. v. To engage in intentionally damaging acts.
adj. Taking pleasure in causing pain.
adj. Harshly critical.
v. 1. To become apparent; to come to light. 2. To happen or occur.
adj. offering or serving as a warning.
v. to confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity. n. a restriction or limitation.
n. a fleet of boats or small ships.
n. thin, sheer fabric resembling gauze. adj. as light and delicate as a cobweb.
adj. marked by, deserving, or causing shame or disgrace.
v. to bring upon onself something undesirable, such as a debt.
v. to settle the affairs of a business; to convert into cash.
n. an important, often wealthy, person prominent in a large industry or business.
n. a name that does not fit.
adj. burdensome; oppressive.
n. a state of place of great confusion or uproar.
adj. romantic and idealistic, but impractical.
adj. holding fast; persistent in adhering to something valued or habitual.
n. a trace of something that once was present.
n. a light, gentle breeze.
a departure from the norm or what is considered right, natural, or normal, a flaw or defect. the failure of a mirror or lens to reproduce and image in focus
grown old; out-of-date
of or to relating to the sky or heavens; heavenly
the state of being certain of the truth or rightness of something
to distribute something or pay out money, espically from a public or other fund
a vast cluster of stars; a group of brilliant or notable people
hard to manage, tame, or control; stubborn; not easily cured
a joining together; the point at which two things are joined; a point in time made criticl by the timing of the circumstances
to place side by side
a large and violent whirlpool or something resembling a whirlpool; a place or state of great turmoil or confusion
best or most favorable
to expose to public scorn or contempt
to grow, expand or multiply at a rapid rate
negligent; careless; lax
marked by great strength, size, or influence
v. To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, or accurate.
n. A statement or principle that requires no proof because its truth is obvious.
adj. Lacking good manners; rude, impolite.
v. To make up, prepare, or invent.
n. Something that grows out of or results from an earliear form or condition OR adj. Based on what has gone before; lacking originality.
v. 1. To see the difference; to distinguish. 2. To be or make different.
v. To criticize in a negative, disrespectful manner.
v. 1. To break up and spread out so thinly as to disappear; to scatter or be scattered. 2. To spend or use foolishly.
adj. Not generally known or understood; familiar to only a relatively small number of people.
adj. Relating to the sense of smell.
n. Too great a number; an excess.
v. To make like new; to renovate.
v. 1. To produce and give off. 2. To place so as to be hidden from view; to conceal.
n. (usually plural) A departure from the normal, expected course; a whim or unpredictable action.
adj. 1. Evaporating quickly. 2. Changing readily; explosive; unpredictable.
something or someone joined or added to something else but not essentially a part of it
to give a false impression of, to contradict
great destrcution of life; slaughter
a problem that seems to have no satisfactory solution; a difficult choice
differing from one anotehr; having various or distinct parts
to get rid of; to uproot
to ignore in a disrespectful or scornful way
to stir up; to rouse; to instigate
an open revolt against legal authory; a rebellion
ordered by an authority; required
make or become less serious or severe; to ameliorate
an effort to conceal the real intention or state of affairs; an excuse
denoting a single person or thing, contrasted to more than one.
tending to cause sleepiness; drowsy
strong, sturdy; firm, resolute
a consequence or result, often a negative one.
A short statement of truth or principle; an adage.
a releasing of the emtions; often though the arts; that brings about spiritual renewal or a relieving of tension
a group that is moving or working together (2) one who assits another, especially in a dubious or criminal activity; an accomplice
deserving blame or censure
devilish; wicked or evil
the state or quality of being monstrous or outrageous
To utter taunting, sarcastic words; A taunting, scornful remark.
harmless; unlikely to offend
to require; to make necessary
a long, adventurous journey
1. A strong supporter or advocate. 2. An armed' fighter opposed to an occupying army. 3. Strongly biased in favor of a particular party, cause, or position.
a person's decendants; future generations
fully planned beforehand; deliberate
vulgar; coarsely abusive
adj. Having to do with farming or agriculture.
v. To grow and expand rapidly; to flourish.
n. A sudden violent change; a catastrophe.
adj. Having to do with cooking.
v. To attack the reputation of; to criticize in a derogatory manner.
n. A person who likes fine food and is a good judge of its quality.
adj. Using lofty or pompous speech or expression.
n. The offspring of two animals or plants of diiferent species or varieties.
adj. Having many different kinds, forms, or parts.
adj. Acceptable or pleasing, especially to the sense of taste.
something that i supposed to cure all ills or difficulties; a cure all.
adj. Of or pertaining to the common people; common; unrefined.
n. Something that causes great pain and suffering; a social evil.
n. A halt in a struggle because both sides are equally strong and neither side will give in; a deadlock.
adj. Mild, moderate; restrain.
adj. Near or next to; avoiding.
v. To surround or to attack repeartedly.
v. To give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreement.
adj. Roundabout; Indirect.
adj. Proceeding or carried out in an aimless or random way.
v. To excite or arouse action.
n. A tool or instrument.
adj. Lacking importance or worth; unable to make an impact; trivial.
n. Greatness of size, power, or influence.
v. To become real or actual.
n. A gathering, usually of military forces.
adj. Serving to restrain action or discourage use of.
v. To think or talk about one's past.
n. The leading or forward position in a movement.
n. A person who is given to ideas that are not currently realistic; a dreamer.
v. To punish by criticizing sharply; to berate.
adj. Characterized by informal language
n. The words carved on a tombstone in memory of the deceased.
n. A mass departure.
v. To put in a grave; to bury.
v. To tear or cut roughly.
n. The act of giving generously; gifts.
n. A notice of someone's death, such as in a newspaper, usually with a brief summary of that person's life.
adj. Eating all kinds of food, including both animal and vegetable food.
v. To spread throughout; to pass through.
n. An interpretation or tanslation; a performance.
n. A rising again to life, use, acceptance, or prominence; a revival.
n. A generalization that is used to characterize a person without acknowledging individual.
n. A regular and fixed amount of pay for work done or to help cover living or work expenses.
adj. Serving or action in a subordinate manner; servile.
To cut short or reduce.
To make clear distinctions/ treating one group more or less favorably.
The act of spying.
Not able to be taken away.
To put in prison.
An insult to one's pride.
Not marked by careful distinctions/haphazard.
Famous for a negative reason.
To act on another's behalf/to try to settle differnces between two parties.
To say negative and unfair things about.
To commit, as a crime or other antisocial act.
Wild and unrestrained/widespread.
Long-held feelings of hatred or bitterness.
A mending or repair/ making up or payment for wrongs done.
A small amount.
To make better; to become better; to improve.
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
To criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently.
To avoid through craftiness.
A feeling of uneasiness or anxiety caused by guilt.
To overlook or accept without punishment; to pardon or excuse.
Very small; tiny.
A polite term used to avoid directly naming something considered offensive or unpleasant.
Able to be used up and then descarded or replaced.
The expression of shocking or unacceptable views.
Physical or mental weakness or defect.
To treat with scorn or irreverence.
To pay or compensate.
Food and drink; a meal.
A lack of freesom; forced labor.
n. Bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostility.
n. Attraction for someone or something with which one feels a closeness or kinship.
adj. Having mixed, often opposing, feelings about something or someone, indecisive.
n. A stopping, either final or temporary.
adj. Very thin or wasted away, especially from lack of nourishment, scrawny.
n. A distinct region or community enclosed within a larger territory.
v. To bring into being, to produce.
v. To make more severe, bitter, or violent.
adj. Not allowed, improper, or unlawful.
adj. Naturally living or growing in a certain area; native.
adj. not to be persuaded, stopped, or moved by entreaty or plea; relentless.
adj. Filled with excessive, shallow, or foolish love or desire.
adj. Never satisfied; greedy.
adj. Painfully moving, Affecting, or touching.
v. To convert someone to a faith, belief, or cause.