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Wordly Wise Lesson Ten

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anticipate
verb 1.to look forward to; to expect 2.to be aware of and to provide for beforehand
bankrupt
adjective 1.unable to pay one's debts and free by law from doing so 2.left without any worth or value verb to leave without worth or value
brief
adjective short; not long-lasting verb to give a short explanation or set of instructions to do noun a statement, giving the main points in a case, for use in court of law
brisk
adjective 1.quick; active 2.stimulating; refreshing
budget
noun a plan for spending money during a certain period of time verb to plan the use of careully
compete
verb to try to win against others competition noun 1.the act of trying to win against others 2.a contest competitor one who competitor noun one who competes against others
complicate
verb to make difficult complicated adjective not easy or simple; having many different parts
effect
verb to make happen noun a result effective adjective 1.bringing about the desired result 2.in operation; active 3.making a strong and favorable impression
err
verb to be wrong or to do wrong error noun a mistake erroneous adjective mistake; wrong
factor
noun something that contributes to a result
fad
noun something that is very popular for a short time, then forgotten
gripe
verb 1.to complain 2.to annoy or irrate noun a complaint
knack
noun a special talent or skill; ability to do something easily
leisure
noun free time not taken up with work leisurely adjective slow; relaxed
unique
adjective the only one if its kind