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Pence's # 9 Vocabulary Words - Worldy Wise 3000 Book 9 Lesson 1- Mrs. Clarner's Class- February 17, 2009

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Bewail
To express deep regret or sorrow over something
Destitute
Without resources or posseessions, especially the necessities of life
Detract
To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or imporatnce of
Emancipate
To set free from slavery; to liberate
Extol
To praise highly
Flamboyant
Excessively showy; unrestrained
Impetus
A driving force; anything that causes an action
Insuperable
Incapable of being overcome or defeated
Intermittent
Not continous; happening at intervals
Maxim
A general truth or rule of conduct; a short saying
Obligatory
Reguired or demanded
Plumb
To measure the depth of water
Vagabond
A person who wanders from place to place
Visage
A face especially one that expresses feeling
Wheedle
To coax by using sly persuasion or insincere praise