Wordly Wise 3000 Book 9 Lesson 1-10 Review
Terms in this set (150)
Clever at dealing with difficult situations; adept; skillful.
To insult or to offend deliberately.
An activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby.
A prolonged, impassioned struggle for what is believed to be a just cause.
Supplying a final answer; conclusive.
Having or demonstrating extensive knowledge; learned.
To install in office, sometimes with a formal ceremony.
To fall or slip from a certain level of conduct or accomplishment.
Ready to fight, especially for a cause.
A social outcast.
A person who shows remarkable talent at an early age.
One whose training or career is helped along by another.
Rough and unpleasant to the ear.
Expressed without words; implied.
1. Promptness in responding. 2. Eagerness.
1. A large group of people or things. 2. An orderly arrangement or display. 3. To place in order. 4. To dress up.
To draw conclusion from given facts.
1. To weigh down or burden. 2. To impede the action of.
Full of or accompanied by (usually followed by with).
Marked by a lack of plan, order, or direction.
Impossible to dispute; unquestionable.
Hard to exlain or impossible to understand.
Marked by imagination, resourcefulness, or cleverness.
One who falls behind others because of moving slowly or loitering; a straggler.
Something that provides nourishment; food needed to live.
1. Intensley hot and dry. 2. Burning with passion.
To pass over, across, or through.
Appearing to be present in large numbers or in many different places.
1. The highest point; the peak. 2. The point in the sky directly above the observer.
v. To refer to in an indirect way (used with to).
v. 1. To set apart as holy. 2. To dedicate a cause; to devote.
v. To scatter or spread widely.
v. To show excessive fondess for (used with on or upon).
v. To urge strongly; to warn or appeal.
adj. Careless or irresponsible.
v. To show to be involved with something, especially something dishonest or illegal.
v. To feel or express grief.
adj. Of or relating to money or currency.
adj. Deep in thought; dreamily thoughtful.
n. A showy or dignified display.
adj. Artificially stiff or formal in manner.
v. To bring under control; to conquer.
n. 1. A severe bodily injury. 2. Emotional shock.
adj. 1. Ignoring what is right. 2. Excessive or unrestrained. 3. Playful or frolicsome.
to express deep regret or sorrow over.
1. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessities of life. 2. Lacking; devoid of.
to take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importance of
to free from slavery; to release or liberate
to praise highly
excessively showy; unrestrained
1. A driving force; anything that causes an action. 2. Increased activity resulting from a driving force.
Incapable of being overcome or defeated
not continuous; happening at intervals
a general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying
Required or demanded
v.1. To measure the depth of water. 2. To reach the deepest part of. 3. To understand by examining closely; to solve. abj. Straight up and down; vertical.
a person who wanders from place to place
A face, especially one that expresses feelings.
v.1. To coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise. 2. To gain by using sly persuasion or insincere praise.
n. An old saying that has come to be accepted as true; a proverb.
n. Good will and warm feelings among friends.
v. 1. To struggle with.
2. To maintain or assert.
n. 1. A conflict or struggle.
2. A point made in an argument.
adj. Not necessary; irrelevant.
n. Noisy confusion; uproar.
v. 1. To follow a winding course.
2. To wander aimlessly.
adj. Having or giving off a smell.
n. 1. Personal belongings.
2. Equipment associated with a particular activity.
adj. Careful of and attentive to details, especially ones relating to good manners and behavior.
v. To regain health or strength.
v. To entertain or delight.
adj. Doing or requiring a lot of sitting.
adj. Marked by simplicity and the lack of luxury.
adj. Relating to the everyday world as opposed to that which is spiritual or eternal.
adj. 1. Turned or bent to one side in distaste or humor.
2. Amusing in a quiet but sharp way.
adj. Young and inexperienced; immature.
n. A person living during the same period as another.
adj. Existing or occurring at the same time.
adj. Doubtfull of the sincerity of others' motives; skeptical.
n. A ruler with absolute power or tyrannical control over a group of people.
v. 1. To pronounce clearly.
2. To state; to announce.
n. Anything that gets in the way; an obstacle.
v. 1. To make poor.
2. To take away.
adj. indulging in ease; avoiding exertion; lazy.
adj. Showing sound judgment; wise.
adj. Wordly; not connected with a church or religion.
v. 1. To think about or make guesses.
2. To engage in a risky business venture.
n. Conflict or struggle.
v. To show great respect for.
adj. 1. Ravenous; desiring and eating a large amount of food.
2. Greatly eager.
v. To get smaller, dimmer, or weaker; to near an end.
Fitting the occasion; suitable or apt.
Controlling influence; domination.
To analyze and determine the nature, value, or importance of.
To declare positively; to state as the truth.
1.v. To admit to be true, often reluctantly.
2. To grant or let have.
An unproven principle or belief held to be true.
1.v. To put an idea into a form that can be seen.
2. To make part of a system; incorporate.
1.v. To make known; disclose.
2. To bestow.
The art of public speaking.
1.v. To reproduce.
2. To cause to reproduce.
3. To foster the spread of.
Someone who proposes or supports an idea; an advocate.
1.adj. Not yet fully developed.
1.n. A visit or temporary stay.
2.v. To stay for a while.
Making one's feelings known in a loud way.
Expressing love or the state of being in love.
To present or speak of as unimportant or of little value.
1.v. To blame or find fault with.
2.n. A severe criticism or harsh judgment.
To consider; to believe.
To make known something secret; to reveal.
Exceeding normal bounds; greater or more than seems reasonable.
To argue earnestly in an attempt to dissuade or show strong disapproval.
Having great or significant consequences.
An ungrateful person.
1.n. An order or command.
2. A court order prohibiting someone from doing something.
Close to death; in a dying state.
1.n. A theme or idea in a work of art or literature that is developed or repeated.
2. A figure or design repeated in the decoration of something, such as a building or textile.
To support by giving financial aid.
Extravagantly splendid or costly; luxurious.
Characterized by a ready flow of words; talkative.
The power to attract or charm.
1.n. The ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages.
2. The quality of great age.
1.v. To estimate the value of.
2. To form a judgment of; to evaluate.
1.v. To cling to or be faithful to.
2. To split with force or a sharp instrument.
1.v. To make or become less in value.
2. To represent as of little value; to belittle.
1.n. Any of the many small, flat surfaces on a precious stone made by cutting.
2. One of many sides or aspects of something.
An exact copy.
1.adj. Incapable of being penetrated.
2. Not affected or disturbed by.
Hard to describe because of a lack of distinctive qualities or features.
A state of being in doubt about what to do.
1.v. To lie at rest.
2.To place (power, etc.) in some person or group.
1.n. A state of rest or relaxation.
1.v. To flash or sparkle.
2. To be lively and witty.
To examine with great care.
Not naturally produced; made by artificial processes.
To change the form or appearance of.
To cut off a body part, especially by surgery.
A natural talent.
One who benefits or gains an advantage from something.
A welcome gift or blessing.
To feel or express sorrow or compassion for; to sympathize.
To collect or gather; to acquire or obtain.
Without payment; free of charge.
To make helpless or incapable.
The beginning of an action or process.
abj. Generous, unselfish, or forgiving.
n. Quality of being above meanness or spite; generosity of spirit enabling one to bear trouble calmly.
n. A very large number.
adj. Very many.
1. adj. Capable of being done; feasible.
To pay or reward.
To ask for in a formal way.
Used so much that it is no longer fresh or new.
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