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Wordly Wise Book 4, Lesson 5

Vocabulary Words
STUDY
PLAY
abrupt
Happening suddenly, without warning
achieve
v. To do what one sets out to do
achievement
n. Something done that takes skill or effort
attempt
v. To try; to make an effort.
attempt
n. A try
contempt
n. A feeling that someone or something is bad or unworthy
entertain
v. To interest and amuse
entertain
v. To have guests
entertain
v. To have in mind
glimpse
v. To get a quick look at
glimpse
n. A quick or hasty look.
mock
v. To make fun of
mock
adj. Not real; pretended
persist
v. 1. To keep on doing or trying
2. To go on and on
persistence
n. Sticking to something; not giving up
persistent
adj. Refusing to give up
persuade
v. To win someone over by arguing or asking
persuasive
adj. Having the power to persuade
phase
n. A stage in a series of changes
quaint
adj. Odd or unusual in a pleasing or old-fashioned way
recall
v. 1. To remember.
2. To call or take back
reject
v. To refuse to accept or use
reject
n. Something that falls short of what is acceptable
revise
v. 1. To go over carefully in order to correct or improve
2. To change in order to bring up to date
sensitive
adj. 1. Quick to notice or feel
2. Easily affected by even slight change.