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15 terms

Worldy Wise 8th Lesson 1

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avid
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
concise
Short and to the point
demean
To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or character
despicable
Deserving contempt or scorn
emulate
To try to equal; to imitate
evoke
to call forth; to produce
excruciating
Very painful
inaugurate
To install in office with a formal ceremony
pervade
To spread throughout
proprietor
An owner of a store or other business
pseudonym
a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
rebuff
to reject bluntly
resilient
capable of recovering quickly from misfortune
turbulent
chaotic; unruly