15 terms

Wordly Wise Book 9: Lesson 12

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adversity
misfortune; hardship
cardinal
Most important; chief
credible
believable; reliable
empathize
to show or feel understanding of another's feelings or problems
faculty
1. Any of the natural powers of the mind and body, such as sight or hearing 2. An inborn ability; a knack. 3. All the teachers of a school.
harrowing
Very distressing or acutely painful
impair
to damage, weaken, or lessen
infer
To reach a conclusion through reasoning
intuition
Knowing or sensing something without the use of reason; an insight
manifest
adj. Plain to see; evident v. To make clear; to reveal.
nuance
A very slight change in feeling or meaning; a gradation. subtle change.
pernicious
Very destructive or harmful
solace
Comfort or relief in sorrow or distress; consolation
treatise
A methodically and thoroughly written discussion of a topic
vogue
the popular fashion of the time; wide acceptance or favor

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