Wordly Wise 3000 Book 9 Lesson 13

Wordly Wise 3000 Book 9 Lesson 13 words and definitions
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blandishment
That which is intended to coax or persuade, such as flattery; an allurement
deprecate
1. To criticize or express disapproval of
2. To represent as of little value
discomfit
To make uneasy by confusing or embarrassing a person
meteoric
Coming into existence swiftly, suddenly, brightly, like a meteor
overbearing
Acting in an arrogant, domineering way
precocious
Showing exceptionally early development of abilitie
proffer
To offer for acceptance or consideration
remonstrate
To say in protest; to raise and objection
rift
1. A split or crack
2. A break in friendly relations
solicitous
Showing interest and care; concerned
succinct
Expressed clearly and in few words; conscise
sylvan
Having to do with trees or wooded areas
trepidation
Apprehension; dread
untoward
Not favorable; unlucky
virtuoso
1. A person with great skill in some art, especially music
2. Done with great skill and dash
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