15 terms

Wordly Wise Book 7: Lesson 20

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Apathy
n. A lack of interest or concern.
Badger
v. To keep bothering.
n. A strongly built, burrowing mammal common in many northern parts of the world.
Compel
v. To force or require to do something.
Delude
v. To mislead; to deceive.
Deplore
v. 1. To feel or express sorrow or regret.
2. To disapprove of strongly.
Derelict
adj. 1. Dilapidated and abandoned.
2. Lacking a sense of duty; neglectful.
n. A poor, homeless person.
Detriment
n. 1. Damage or harm.
2. Anything that causes harm.
Diversity
n. 1. The condition of being different or having differences.
2. Variety.
Emit
v. 1. To give off or send out.
2. To utter or express.
Foster
v. To promote the growth of; to encourage.
adj. Giving or receiving care in a family that is not related by birth or adoption.
Inanimate
adj. Lacking qualities associated with living things.
Incentive
n. Something that makes a person want to try or work harder.
Omen
n. An event or sign that is believed to indicate the future.
Species
n. A group of plants or animals that are similar in some ways.
Toxic
adj. Causing harm; poisonous.

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