Worldly Wise Book 9 Lesson 1-5
Terms in this set (75)
v. To express deep regret or sorrow over.
adj. 1. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessities of life.
2. Lacking; devoid of.
v. To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importance of.
v. To set free from slavery; to liberate.
v. To praise highly.
adj. Excessively showy; unrestrained.
n. 1. A driving force; anything that causes an action.
2. Increased activity resulting from a driving force.
adj. Incapable of being overcome or defeated.
adj. Not continuous; happening at intervals.
n. A general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying.
adj. Required or demanded.
v. 1. To measure the depth of water.
2. To reach the deepest part of.
3. To understand by examining closely; to solve.
adj. Straight up and down; vertical.
n. A person who wanders from place to place.
n. A face, especially on that expresses feelings.
v. 1. To coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise.
2. To gain by using sly persuasion or insincere praise.
n. 1. Promptness in responding.
n. 1. A large group of people or things.
2. An orderly arrangement or display.
v. 1. To place in order
2. To dress up.
v. To draw a conclusion from given facts.
v. 1. To weigh down or burden.
2. To impede the action of.
adj. Full of or accompanied by (usually followed by 'with')
adj. Marked by lack of plan, order, or direction.
adj. Impossible to dispute; unquestionable.
adj. Hard to explain or impossible to understand.
adj. Marked by imagination, resourcefulness, or cleverness.
n. One who falls behind others because of moving slowly or loitering; a straggle.
n. Something that provides nourishment; food needed to live.
adj. 1. Intensely hot and dry.
2. Burning with passion.
v. To pass over, across, or through.
adj. Appearing to be present in large numbers or in many different places.
n. 1. The highest point; the peak.
2. The point in the sky directly above the observer.
v. To refer to in an indirect way (used with 'to')
v. 1. To set apart as holy.
2. To dedicate to a cause; to devote.
v. To scatter or spread widely.
v. To show excessive fondness for (used with 'on' or 'upon').
v. To urge strongly; to warn or appeal.
adj. Careless or irresponsible.
v. To show to be involved with something, especially something dishonest or illegal.
v. To feel or express grief.
adj. Of or relating to money or currency.
adj. Deep in thought; dreamily thoughtful.
n. A showy or dignified display.
adj. Artificially stiff or formal in manner.
v. To bring under control; to conquer.
n. 1. A severe bodily injury.
2. Emotional shock.
adj. 1. Ignoring what is right.
2. Excessive or unrestrained.
3. Playful or frolicsome.
n. An old saying that has come to be accepted as true; a proverb.
n. Good will and warm feelings among friends.
v. 1. To struggle with.
2. To maintain or assert.
n. 1. A conflict or struggle.
2. A point made in an argument.
adj. Not necessary; irrelevant.
n. Noisy confusion; uproar.
v. 1. To follow a winding course.
2. To wander aimlessly.
adj. Having or giving off a smell.
n. 1. Personal belongings.
2. Equipment associated with a particular activity.
adj. Careful of and attentive to details, especially ones relating to good manners and behavior.
v. To regain health or strength.
v. To entertain or delight
adj. Doing or requiring a lot of sitting.
adj. Marked by simplicity and lack of luxury.
adj. Relating to the everyday wold as opposed to that which is spiritual or eternal.
adj. 1. Turned or bent to one side in distaste or humor.
2. Amusing in a quiet but sharp way.
adj. Young and inexperienced; immature.
n. A person living during the same period as another.
adj. Doubtful of the sincerity of the others' motives; skeptical.
n. A ruler with absolute power or tyrannical control over a group of people.
v. 1. To pronounce clearly.
2. To state; to announce.
n. Anything that gets in the way; an obstacle.
v. 1. To make poor.
2. To take away.
adj. Indulging in ease; avoiding exertion; lazy.
adj. Showing sound judgment; wise.
adj. Worldly; not connected with a church or religion.
v. 1. To think about or make guesses.
2. To engage in a risky business venture.
n. Conflict or struggle.
v. To show great respect for.
adj. 1. Ravenous; desiring and eating a large amount of food.
2. Greatly eager.
v. To get smaller, dimmer, or weaker; to near an end.
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