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Wordly Wise Lesson 6

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Ameliorate
v. To make better; to become better; to improve
Baleful
adj. Expressing hatred or evil; harmful; ominous
Berate
v. To criticize or scold vigorously or vehemently
Circumvent
v. To avoid through craftiness
Compunction
n. A feeling of uneasiness or anxiety caused by guilt
Condone
v. To overlook or accept without punishment, to pardon or excuse
Diminutive
adj. Very small
Euphemism
n. A polite term used to avoid directly naming something unpleasant or offensive
Expendable
adj. Able to be used up and then discarded or replaced
Heresy
n. The expression of shocking or unacceptable views
Heretical
adj form of heresy
Infirmity
n. Physical or mental weakness or defect
Infirm
adj form of infirmity
Profane
v. To treat with scorn or irreverence
Profane
adj. Disrespectful of sacred things
Profane
adj. Not connected with religion; worldly
Recompense
v. To pay or compensate
Recompense
n. Payment; compensation
Repast
n. Food and drink; a meal
Servitude
n. A lack of freedom; forced labor
Ameliorate
Improve
Baleful
Threatening
Berate
Scold
Circumvent
Avoid
Compunction
Conscience
Condone
Disregard
Diminutive
Tiny
Euphemism
Substitute
Expendable
Replaceable
Infirmity
Weakness
Profane
Secular
Recompense
Compensate
Repast
Meal
Servitude
Slavery