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Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 17

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aggregate
A group of things gathered into a whole; sum total.
allocate
To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.
augur
To predict future events, especially from omens. To give promise of.
bastion
A fortified area or position; a person, place, or thing that is a source of strength. Something that is considered a stronghold.
decorum
Suitable, proper behavior or speech.
defunct
No longer existing or functioning.
disarray
A lack of order; confusion.
halcyon
Calm, peaceful, and happy; prosperous.
homily
A lecture, usually long, on how to behave morally.
hyperbole
Extravagant exaggeration.
importune
To plead for persistently.
jurisdiction
Legal authority to govern or control.
ruminate
To think over again and again; to ponder.
temerity
Reckless boldness without regard to danger or opposition.
winnow
To separate and remove what is undesirable and leave what is desirable; to blow away the chaff from grain.