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Wordly Wise #7

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beseech
v. To ask earnestly; to beg.
consternation
n. Amazement or fear that makes one feel confused.
delectable
adj. Pleasing to the senses, especially to the sense of taste; delicious.
garland
n. A wreath or chain of leaves and flowers.
gratify
v. To please or satisfy. To give in to what is wanted or requested. GRATIFYING: adj. Pleasing.
haughty
adj. Showing too much pride in oneself and scorn or contempt for others. HAUGHTINESS: n. The state or quality of being haughty.
impetuous
adj. Inclined to act without thinking; hasty.
lavish
adj. Much more than enough. Very costly. v. To give freely or generously.
pluck
v. To pull off or out; to pick. To remove the feathers from. To pull at and let go. n. Courage; bravery. PLUCKY: adj. Brave; courageous.
ponder
v. To think about; to consider carefully.
privilege
n. A special favor, right, or advantage given to a person or group. PRIVILEGED: adj. Given favors or advantages denied to others.
prostrate
adj. Lying flat. Lying facedown, especially to show respect. Completely overcome; weak and helpless.
rapture
n. A state of great joy, delight, or love.
revelry
n. Noisy merrymaking.
whim
n. A sudden wish to do something without a particular reason; a fanciful idea.