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29 terms

Word Wisely 3000 - Lesson 12

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convalesce
to get back health and strength after an illness
dedicate
to set aside for a certain purpose.
Dedicate
To devote to a serious purpose
dedicate
to name, address or set aside as an honor.
dictate
to give orders; to command
dictate
to say aloud while another writes down the words.
dictator
a person who has complete control over a country; a person who is obeyed without question.
exasperate
to make angry; to annoy
exasperating
very annoying
notable
deserving of attention; outstanding
overdue
coming later than expected or needed.
overdue
unpaid when owed.
overthrow
to end the rule of; to defeat, often by using force.
overthrew
past tense, to end the rule of; to defeat, often by using force.
overthrow
the action of overthrowing.
penetrate
to pierce.
penetrate
to pass into or through.
portrait
a drawing, painting or photograph of a person, especially the face.
rebel
to refuse to accept control by others.
rebel
a person who refuses to obey orders or the law.
rebellious
fighting against another's control, disobedient.
rebellion
open opposition to another's control.
restrict
to keep within certain limits.
restriction
a limit.
seldom
not often; rarely
stimulate
to make more active.
tempest
a violent windstorm usually with snow, rain and hail.
tempestuous
stormy, wild.
upbringing
the care and training a child gets while growing up.