25 terms

4th Grade Wordly Wise Lesson #5

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abrupt
adj. Happening suddenly, without warning.
achieve
v. To do what one sets out to do.
attempt
v. To try; to make an effort.
attempt
n. A try.
contempt
n. A feeling that someone or something is bad or unworthy.
entertain
v. 1. To interest and amuse.
entertain
v. 2. To have guests.
entertain
v. 3. To have in mind.
glimpse
v. To get a quick look at.
glimpse
n. A quick or hasty look.
mock
v. To make fun of.
mock
adj. Not real; pretended.
persist
v. 1. To keep on doing or trying.
persist
v. 2. To go on and on.
persuade
v. To win someone over by arguing or asking.
phase
n. A stage in a series of changes.
quaint
adj. Odd or unusual in a pleasing or old-fashioned way.
recall
v. 1. To remember.
recall
v. 2. To call or take back.
reject
v. To refuse to accept or use.
reject
n. Something that falls short of what is acceptable.
revise
v. 1. To go over carefully in order to correct or improve.
revise
v. 2. To change in order to bring up to date.
sensitive
adj. 1. Quick to notice or feel.
sensitive
adj. 2. Easily affected by even slight change.