15 terms

Wordly Wise Book 9: Lesson 14

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amass
to gather or collect for one's use or profit; to accumulate.
articulate
1. to pronounce distinctly 2. to express one's thoughts, feelings, or beliefs in words. adj. Able to speak in clear and effective language.
decimate
to kill or destroy a large part of
dexterous
skillful in the use of hands or mind
garb
n. a style of clothing; costume v. to clothe or dress.
gregarious
enjoying the company of others; sociable
inherent
Existing as a natural part of something.
maternal
motherly, related to or inherited through one's mother.
nurture
To care for and give sustenance to
obtrusive
Tending to push oneself forward in an unwelcome manner; noticeable in an undesirable way.
parody
to imitate the style of someone or something in order to make fun of it. an imitation that exaggerates for comic effect.
pugnacious
aggressive; eager to fight or quarrel.
reprehensible
Deserving blame or rebuke
tractable
easily managed or controlled.
zany
Comical because of strangeness; clownish

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