15 terms

Wordly Wise 3000 Book 7 Lesson 12

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abduct
v. to carry away by force; to kidnap
abode
n. the place where one lives; home
abyss
n. a deep opening in the earth. Anything too deep to measure.
arbitrate
v. to settle a disagreement between two parties by having a third party make a decision after hearing both sides
attribute
v. To think of as coming from or belonging to a particular person or thing: n. a quality or feature associated with a person or thing.
capricious
adj. likely to change quickly for no obvious reason
compromise
v. To settle a disagreement by having each side give up something. To expose to the possibility of shame. n. A settlement reached by each side giving up somethign.
devout
adj. very religious. sincere.
distraught
adj. deeply distrubed; very troubled
enligthen
v. To inform or instruct; to give knowledge or truth to. adj. Fee from ignorance or prejudice
incline
v. to slope or lean; to be likely to; to have a fondness for; to bend or bow (the head). N. A sloping surface.
necessity
n. anything that cannot be done without or that is greatly needed. The condion of being needed.
intervene
v. to enter in order to help or settle something
orbit
n. the path taken by an object around a heavenly body such as a star, planet, or moon. v. To put into or to be in orbit.
sacred
adj. holy; having to do with religion: worthy of being given the greatest honor or respect.