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17 terms

Worldy Wise Book 10 Lesson 9

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Cautionary
1.adj. Offering or serving as a warning
Constrain
1.v. To confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity
Constraint
1.n. Something that constrains
Flotilla
1.n. A fleet of boats or small ships
Gossamer
1.n. Thin, sheer fabric resembling gauze
2.n. A fine, flimsy substance made of strands of cobweb
3.adj. As light and delicate as a cobweb
Ignominious
1.adj. Marked by, deserving, or causing shame or disgrace
Incur
1.v. To bring upon oneself something undesirable, such as debt
Liquidate
1.v. To settle the affairs of a business; to convert into cash
2.v. To get rid of; to kill or destroy
Magnate
1.n. An important, often wealthy, person prominent in a large industry or business
Misnomer
1.n. A name that does not fit
Onerous
1.adj. Burdensome; oppressive
Pandemonium
1.n. A state or place of great confusion or uproar
Quixotic
1.adj. Romantic and idealistic, but impractical
Tenacious
1.adj. Holding fast; persistent in adhering to something valued or habitual
Tenacity
1.n. A feeling of being tenacious
Vestige
1.n. A trace of something that once was present
Zephyr
1.n. A light, gentle breeze