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18 terms

Wordly Wise Lesson 8

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Adjacent
adj. Near or next to; adjoining
Beset
v. 1. To surround or to attack repeatedly.
2. To trouble or weigh down
Cede
v. To give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreement
Circuitous
adj. Roundabout; indirect
Desultory
adj. Proceeding or carried out in an aimless or random way
Galvanize
v. To excite or arouse action
Implement
n. A tool or instrument
Implemented
v. To carry out
Inconsequential
adj. Lacking importance or worth; unable to make an impact; trivial
Magnitude
n. Greatness of size, power, or influence
Materialize
v. 1. To become real or actual
2 To appear in physical form, especially suddenly
Muster
n. A gathering, usually of military forces
v. To summon or call forth; to gather
Prohibitive
adj. Serving to restrain action or discourage use of
Reminisce
v. To think or talk about one's past
Reminiscence
n. The act of remembering; a recollection
Reminiscent
adj. Suggestive of something else
Vanguard
n. The leading or forward position in a movement
Visionary
n. A person who is given to ideas that are not currently realistic; a dreamer
adj. Able to see what might be accomplished in the future