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15 terms

WW1

wordly wise 1st lesson 8th grade, 9th grade book
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bewail
to express deep regret or sorrow over
destitute
without resources or possessions, especially the necessities of life
detract
to take away, especially from value, beauty or importance of
emancipate
to set free from slavery; to liberate
extol
to praise highly
flamboyant
excessively showy; unrestrained
impetus
a driving force; anything that causes action
insuperable
incapable or being overcome or defeated
intermittent
not continuous; happening at intervals
maxim
a general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying
obligatory
required or demanded
plumb
1. to measure the depth of water
2. to reach the deepest part of
3. to understand by examining closely; to solve
vagabond
a person who wanders from place to place
visage
a face, especially one that expresses feelings
wheedle
to coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise