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15 terms

wordly wise 8.1

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avid
having a strong desire for, to the point of greed

eager, enthusiastic
brusque
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
concise
short and to the point
demean
to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or character

degrading
despicable
deserving contempt or scorn
emulate
to try and equal; to imitate
evoke
to call forth; to produce

creating something again, esp through the imagination (adj)
excruciating
very painful
inaugurate
to install in office with a formal ceremony
pervade
to spread throughout
proprietor
the owner of a store or other business
pseudonym
a fictious name used by an author; a pen name
rebuff
to reject bluntly

to drive back
resilient
capable of recovering quickly from misfortune
turbulent
chaotic, unruly

great disturbance or agitation

rapid changes in wind speed and direction in the atmosphere