15 terms

Wordly Wise level 7, Lesson 9

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Dumbfound
To make speechless with amazement.
Ensue
To follow
Era
A particular period in history.
Flourish
To thrive or prosper.
Garrison
1. Soldiers stationed in a place to protect it.
2. A military place of protection, together with its soldiers and weapons.
Grievous
Causing grief or pain; hard to bear.
Hoard
To save and put away, especially secretly.
Inundate
To load with an excessive amount or number of something.
Invincible
Impossible to defeat.
Nomad
A member of a group that settles briefly in one place and then moves on to another.
Placate
To stop from being angry; to calm.
Principal
A person or thing that is of the greatest importance.
The head of a school.
Recede
To move back or to drop to a lower level.
Ruthless
Showing no mercy; pitiless.
Sacrifice
1. Something given up for the sake of another.
2. An offering to a god.
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