15 terms

Wordly Wise 3000 Level 7 Lesson 7

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beseech
(v.) to ask earnestly; to beg
consternation
(n.) amazement or fear that makes one feel confused
delectable
(adj.) pleasing to the senses, especially to the sense of taste; delicious
garland
(n.) a wreath or chain of leaves and flowers
gratify
(v.) to please or satisfy; to give in to what is wanted or requested
haughty
(adj.) showing too much pride in oneself and scorn or contempt for others
impetuous
(adj.) inclined to act without thinking; hasty
lavish
(adj.) much more than enough; very costly
(v.) to give freely or generously
pluck
(v.) to pull off or out; to pick; to remove the feathers from; to pull out and let go
(n.) courage; bravery
ponder
(v.) to think about; to consider carefully
privilege
(n.) a special favor, right, or advantage given to a person or group
prostrate
(adj.) lying flat; lying facedown, especially to show respect; completely overcome; weak and helpless
rapture
(n.) a state of great joy, delight, or love
revelry
(n.) noisy merrymaking
whim
(n.) a sudden wish to do something without a particular reason; a fanciful idea
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