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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 4

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autonomy
n. The quality or state of being self-governing; independence.
circumspect
adj. Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.
composure
n. Calmness of mind or bearing; self-control.
edifice
n. 1. A large, imposing structure or building.
2. A complex structure or system built up over time, as if it were a real building.
ensconce
v. To settle or place securely or snugly.
environs
n. The area adjoining or surrounding a place.
hapless
adj. Marked by the absence of good luck; unfortunate.
heinous
adj. Shockingly evil or wicked.
incognity
adj. or adv. With one's identity concealed; unrecognized.
indoctrinate
v. 1. To teach or train the fundamentals.
2. To instill or teach from a partisan point of view.
interim
n. An interval of time between events.
adj. Belonging to or taking place between events; temporary.
mausoleum
n. A large and impressive tomb.
pillage
v. To rob and plunder.
reverie
n. 1. The condition of being lost in thought.
2. A daydream.
thrall (thralldom)
n. A loss of one's ability to act freely; a state over which one appears to have no control.
n. Slavery or bondage.