Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1 & 2
Terms in this set (40)
n. 1. A wearing away or rubbing away by friction.
2. A scraped or worn area.
adj. 1. Causing wear by rubbing.
2. Harsh or rough in manner; irritating
adj. Clothed or covered
v. To provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm.
adj. Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail.
v. 1.To remove the water from.
2. To become dry;To lose water from.
n. The state of being dehydrated.
v.To take or receive from a source.
2. To obtain through reasoning.
v. 1. To wire or equip with electric power.
2. To thrill or shock.
v. To attempt earnestly.
n. A serious, earnest effort toward a goal.
adj. Cautious; very careful.
v. To make a face expressing feelings of pain, disgust, or contempt.
n. A facial expression that seems to express pain, contempt, or disgust.
adj. Causing shock or horror.
n. 1. A list of possessions or goods on hand.
2. The stock of goods on hand.
v. To make a complete list of.
v. 1.To take on the qualities of another; to imitate.
2. To pretend.
adj. Made to look genuine while being artificial.
n. An imitation of a possible situation.
v. To cease to exist; to die.
v. To suppose (think) something without sufficient evidence.
n. A guess.
adj.1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed. 2. Eager; enthusiastic.
adj. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
n. The quality or state of being brusque.
adj. Short and to the point.
v. To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or character.
adj. Deserving contempt or scorn.
v. To try to equal; to imitate.
v. 1. To call forth; to produce.
2. To bring to mind, often by suggestion.
adj. Creating something again, especially through the imagination.
adj. Very painful.
v. 1. To install in office with a formal ceremony.
2. To begin officially or mark the opening of.
n. The act of installing in office.
v. To spread throughout.
adj. Spreading throughout.
n. An owner of a store or other business.
n. A fictitious name used by an author; a pen name.
v. 1. To reject bluntly. 2. To drive back.
(n.) 1. A blunt rejection. 2. An abrupt setback in progress.
adj. 1. Capable of recovering quickly from misfortune.
2. Returning quickly to an original shape or condition (the ability to recover or spring back)
n. 1. The ability to recover.
2. The ability to spring back.
adj. 1. Chaotic; unruly
2. Stormy; tempestuous (great disturbance or agitation)
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