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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 5 Lesson 6

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anarchy
Total absence of government. Lack of order; total confusion.
apprehend
To seize; to arrest. To grasp the meaning of; to understand.
arraign
To bring before a court to face charges.
assimilate
To absorb into a population. To take in a part and absorb into a whole.
bizarre
Strikingly out of the ordinary; peculiar.
calamity
An event that causes great suffering and harm; a disaster.
calamitous
Disasterous
conspire
To plan together secretly to do something wrong or illegal.
conspiracy
A joining with others to plan or carry out unlawful acts.
dissension
A difference of opinion; disagreement.
elapse
To pass or slip by (used with time).
imminent
About to happen; likely to occur in the very near future.
interrogate
To ask questions of, especially in a thorough or formal manner.
interrogation
The act of questioning.
lionize
To treat as a celebrity.
meticulous
Extremely careful; attentive to small details.
shackle
(n.) A ring or band put around the arm or leg to prevent free movement. Something that prevents free action. (v.)To prevent freedom of action
swelter
To suffer from or to be overcome by great heat.
sweltering
Very hot and humid; uncomfortable because of extremely hot weather.