Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 3

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Terms in this set (...)

allude (to)
v. To refer to in an indirect way
(n. allusion-something that is...)
consecrate
v. To set apart as holy; to dedicate to a cause; to devote
disseminate
v. To scatter or spread widely
(n. dissemination-the act of ...)
dote (on / upon)
v. To show excessive fondness for
exhort
v. To urge strongly; to warn or appeal
(n. exhortation- the act of...)
feckless
adj. Careless or irresponsible
implicate
v. To show to be involved with something, especially something dishonest or illegal
lament
v. To feel or express grief
(n. lamination & lament-an expressions of...)
monetary
adj. Of or relating to money or currency
pensive
adj. Deep in thought; dreamily thoughtful
pomp
n. A showy or dignified display
stilted
adj. Artificially stiff or formal in manner
subjugate
v. To bring under control; to conquer
(n. subjugation-the act of...)
trauma
n. 1 A severe bodily injury
2. emotional shock
(adj. traumatic-shocking)
wanton
adj. Ignoring what is right
2. excessive or unrestrained
3. playful

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