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Wordly Wise Lesson 8

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adept (adj)
highly skilled; expert
audible (adj)
capable of being heard
azure (n & adj)
the blue color of a cloudless sky
banter (v)
to exchange playful, teasing remarks

(n) light, playful conversation
capacious (adj)
able to hold a large amount; roomy
copious (adj)
large in quantity; abundant
crucial (adj)
extremely important; vital in resolving something
decelerate (v)
to slow down or to cause to slow down
deploy (v)
to arrange troops or equipment in position for battle

to put into use
facilitate (v)
to make easier
fastidious (adj)
paying close attention to detail

difficult to please
fitful (adj)
not steady; irregular
grapple (v)
to struggle with in close combat; to wrestle

to come to grips with

(n) an iron shaft with a claw for grasping and holding things
pang (n)
a sudden sharp feeling of pain or distress
precede (v)
to go or come before in time, rank, or position