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English exam worldly wize

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Distinction
1) a recognition in the way things differ
2)special honor or regard
3)excellence of performance or ability
Bigotry
1)Intolerant attitude or behavior of such a person
Aspire
1)To have a strong desire to get or do something; to seek
Deplore+deplorable
1) to feel express sorrow or regret.
2) to disapprove of strongly.
--Deplorable--
1)very bad;wretched
Grueling
1)Tiring;exhausting
Astute
1)Wize in a clever or practical way
Debut
1)to make a first public experience
Harass
1)To trouble or annoy by attacking repeatedly
2)to cause to become worried or weary
Disuade
1)to prevent or discourage someone from doing something
Kindle
1)to start burning
2) to cause to become excited your stirred up.
Foster
1)To promote the growth of; to encourage.
2)giving or receiving care in a family that is not related by birth or adoption
Enthrall
1)To hold the attention of as though under a spell
Endure
1)To put up with; to bear
2)To go on for a long time; to last
Pique
1) to arouse or excite
2) The feeling of resentment caused by being annoyed, insulted, etc.
Enlighten
1) to inform our instruct; to give knowledge or treat to
Overwhelm+overwhelming
1)to defeat utterly and completely.
2) to deeply affect the mind or emotions of
3) to upset; to turn over
--overwhelming--
1) Great strength or affect.
Appoint+APPOINTMENT
1) to choose for your office or position
2) to set or decide upon
--appointment--
1) The act of appointing being appointed
2) and arrangement or agreement to meet
Intrepid
1)Feeling or showing no fear; brave; courageous.
Arduous
1)Requiring much effort; very difficult
Species
1) a group of plants or animals that are similar in some ways
Compromise
1) to settle a disagreement by having each side give up something
2) to expose to the possibility of criticism or shame
3) a settlement reached by each side giving up something
Conclusive
1)putting an end to doubt;convincing
Forage
1)To search for food or supplies
Adverse
1) working against; serving to oppose
2) harmful, unfavorable
Covet
1)to have a strong and envious desire for, especially something belonging to another
Acclam
1)To praise strongly or applaud loudly
2)strong praise or loud applause; approval
Pioneer
1)a person who goes before others and opens the way for them to follow
Sacred
1) holy; having to do with religion
2)worthy of being given the greatest honor or respect
Staunch
1)Faithful; true; strong
Zest
1)Great enjoyment; excitement
Prowess
1)Great skill or ability
Resolve
1) to make a firm promise to oneself
2) to solve
3)a fixed purpose or intention
Throng
1)A large number of people gathered together; a crowd
2) to gather or move in large numbers
Vocation
1)A persons employment; occupation
Legendary
1)Well-known; famous and much talked about over a long period of time
2) relating to a story (usually untrue) handed down from the past
Participate
1)To take part in.
Receptive
1) ready and able to receive ideas or suggestions
Realize
1) to be aware of
2) to bring into being;to make happen
Incredulous
1)Doubtful;skeptical.
2)showing disbelief
Naive
1)inexperienced; ready to accept without analyzing
2) simple in a childlike way;innocent
Perceive
1) to become aware of through the senses. Especially sight
2) to take in through the mind
Proximity
1) the state of being close or next to; nearness.
Tedious
1) seeming to go on for a long time; boring
Probe
1) to poke or prod
2) to examine closely
3) a long, slender instrument used to examine a wound or part of the body
4) a thorough investigation
Proficient
1) able to do something very well;skillful
Necessity
1)Anything that cannot be done without or that is greatly needed
2)the condition of being needed
Dwindle
1)To keep on becoming less; to grow smaller in number or amount
Mentor
1)A wize and loyal friend and advisor