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Joseph Wordly Wise # 8

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impetuous
rushing to do something without thinking about it, doing things quickly/ hasty, rushing wildly with great force
infamous
having a bad reputation, famous for wrong doing, wicked,
INFAMY - a very bad reputation, disgrace, a wicked act, great wickedness
intense
feeling things strong or deeply, very strong or deep
resolve
verb: to make up one's mind, to decide, to make clear or explain, to settle
noun: a fixed purpose, a firm intention
salve
noun: a greasy ointment to soothe or heal burns, sores, etc. anything that helps heal or reduce pain
verb: to make better or more comfortable, to soothe
scorn
noun: a feeling of strong dislike, disrespect, contempt
verb: to have such a feeling, to reject because one feels contempt for
serene
calm and peaceful, untroubled
startle
to take by surprise, to frighten suddenly
task
noun: a piece of work to be done, a job, saying - " TAKE TO TASK"
verb: to speak harshly to, to scold
trace
noun: a very small a amount, a mark or sign left by someone or something
verb: to follow the course of, to find, to locate, to copy a drawing or plan by following its lines through thin paper
vessel
anything hollow that is used for holding something, a container, a ship or boat
BLOOD VESSEL - a vein or artery through which blood flows in the body
yield
verb: to give up, surrender, to give way, to produce
noun: the amount produced