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Wordly Wise Lesson 1 - Definitions
cylinder
examine
fatal
feature
An object in the shape of a tube or pipe.
To look at closely.
Causing death.
An important or special part of something.
cylinder
An object in the shape of a tube or pipe.
examine
To look at closely.
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Wordly Wise Lesson 1 Definitions
bewail
destitute
detract
emancipate
regret strongly
poor enough to need help from others
take away from; diminish in value
free from slavery or servitude
bewail
regret strongly
destitute
poor enough to need help from others
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
(adj.) Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; Eag…
(adj.) abrupt in manner of speech, blunt, with no formalities
(adj.) Brief or short, to the point
(v.) To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputati…
avid
(adj.) Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; Eag…
brusque
(adj.) abrupt in manner of speech, blunt, with no formalities
15 terms
Wordly Wise Lesson 1 Definitions
accustom
alert
assign... (assignment)
budge
to make familiar... usual, used to
watchful, wide awake... to warn to be ready... a warning signal
to select for a position or for what has to be done... to give o…
to move or shift
accustom
to make familiar... usual, used to
alert
watchful, wide awake... to warn to be ready... a warning signal
Wordly wise lesson 1 definitions
apocryphal
arcane
convene
expedient
Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious... Synonym: Mythical…
Understood only by a few; mysterious... Syn.:esoteric... Ant.: comm…
To summon or cause to assemble / To gather or assemble, to me…
Useful for some purpose; convenient... Concerned primarily or e…
apocryphal
Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious... Synonym: Mythical…
arcane
Understood only by a few; mysterious... Syn.:esoteric... Ant.: comm…
15 terms
8th grade Wordly Wise 1 definitions
avid
brusque
concise
demean
strong desire to the point of greed
abrupt manner of speech; gruff
short and to the point
to cause lowering of self-esteem
avid
strong desire to the point of greed
brusque
abrupt manner of speech; gruff
15 terms
6th Grade Wordly Wise 1 definitions
affection
appeal
clasp
conspicuous
fond or tender feeling
to make a request: ask... to be of interest to; to be attracted to
to grasp or hold tightly
easily or plainly seen
affection
fond or tender feeling
appeal
to make a request: ask... to be of interest to; to be attracted to
15 terms
Wordly Wise Lesson 1
accustom
alert
assign
budge
v. to make familiar... adj. usual... used to
adj. watchful; wide-awake... v. to warn to be ready... n. a warning…
v. to select for a position or for what has to be done... n. wha…
v. to move or shift
accustom
v. to make familiar... adj. usual... used to
alert
adj. watchful; wide-awake... v. to warn to be ready... n. a warning…
21 terms
Wordly Wise Book 7 Lesson 1 - DEFINITIONS
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
v. To become weaker, to decrease.
v. To admit the existence of, to express recognition or thank…
n. A person who acts or does business for another; something…
n. The right to give orders,make decisions,or take action; an…
abate
v. To become weaker, to decrease.
acknowledge
v. To admit the existence of, to express recognition or thank…
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
(adj.) Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; Eag…
(adj.) abrupt in manner of speech, blunt, with no formalities
(adj.) Brief or short, to the point
(v.) To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputati…
avid
(adj.) Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; Eag…
brusque
(adj.) abrupt in manner of speech, blunt, with no formalities
60 terms
Wordly Wise Definitions 1-4
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
to become weaker; to decrease
to admit the distance of
a person who acts or does business for another
an expert source of information
abate
to become weaker; to decrease
acknowledge
to admit the distance of
15 terms
Wordly Wise 7.1
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
(v.)To lessen in intensity, weaker; to decrease
(v.) To admit the existence of; recognize, admit
(n.) a person who acts or does business for another
(n.) Power or influence over other people or groups; person o…
abate
(v.)To lessen in intensity, weaker; to decrease
acknowledge
(v.) To admit the existence of; recognize, admit
19 terms
wordly wise lesson 1 definitions
abate
unabated
acknowledge
acknowledged
to become weaker; to decrease
showing no sign of weakening; showing no decrease
1. to admit the existence of. 2. to express recognition
commonly accepted or recognized
abate
to become weaker; to decrease
unabated
showing no sign of weakening; showing no decrease
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wordly wise 1-5
cylinder
examine
fatal
grasp
An object in the shape of a tube or pipe. It may be solid or…
To look at closely.
Causing death.
To take hold of something tightly with the hands. To understa…
cylinder
An object in the shape of a tube or pipe. It may be solid or…
examine
To look at closely.
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Wordly Wise Chapter 1 Definitions
asperity
bane (N)
bane (adj)
buffoon
sharpness or harshness of manner / roughness of surface or un…
a person or thing that destroys or causes harm
causing destruction or ruin
a person who often makes attempts to be funny
asperity
sharpness or harshness of manner / roughness of surface or un…
bane (N)
a person or thing that destroys or causes harm
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Wordly Wise Book 8: List 1 Definitions
avid
avid
brusque
brusque (brusqueness)
adj. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.
adj. Eager; enthusiastic.
adj. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
n. The quality or state of being brusque.
avid
adj. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.
avid
adj. Eager; enthusiastic.
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Wordly Wise Book 7 Lesson 1 - DEFINITIONS
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
v. To become weaker, to decrease.
v. To admit the existence of, to express recognition or thank…
n. A person who acts or does business for another; something…
n. The right to give orders,make decisions,or take action; an…
abate
v. To become weaker, to decrease.
acknowledge
v. To admit the existence of, to express recognition or thank…
15 terms
Wordly Wise 1 definitions and spelling
Avid
Brusque
Concise
Demean
1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed... 2. Eage…
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
Short and to the point
To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
Avid
1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed... 2. Eage…
Brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
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wordly wise 1-9
contain
digest
finicky
habit
to hold, to have within itself, jar or box
to change food that has been eaten into simpler forms that th…
hard to please, fussy
something that a person does so often that it is done without…
contain
to hold, to have within itself, jar or box
digest
to change food that has been eaten into simpler forms that th…
80 terms
wordly wise 1-8
contain
digest
finicky
habit
to hold, to have within itself, jar or box
to change food that has been eaten into simpler forms that th…
hard to please, fussy
something that a person does so often that it is done without…
contain
to hold, to have within itself, jar or box
digest
to change food that has been eaten into simpler forms that th…
Lesson 1 Wordly Wise - Definitions
Affection... Affectionate
Appeal
Clasp
Conspicuous
A fond or tender feeling. ... Gentle and loving.
V. 1. To make an earnest request, to ask.... V. 2. To be of inte…
V. To grasp or hold tightly. ... N. 1. A strong grasp or hold.…
Adj. Easily or plainly seen.
Affection... Affectionate
A fond or tender feeling. ... Gentle and loving.
Appeal
V. 1. To make an earnest request, to ask.... V. 2. To be of inte…
15 terms
Wordly Wise List 1
benefit
complete
develop
dismay
to help or be helpful: an event to raise money
having no missing parts: to finish
to go through a process of growth: to apply chemicals to brin…
to cause feelings of fear, worry or surprise
benefit
to help or be helpful: an event to raise money
complete
having no missing parts: to finish
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Wordly Wise Lesson 1
bewail
destitute
detract
emancipate
to express deep regret or sorrow over
without resources or possessions, especially the necessities…
to take away, especially from the value, beauty or importance…
to set free from slavery; to liberate
bewail
to express deep regret or sorrow over
destitute
without resources or possessions, especially the necessities…
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wordly wise 1-7
cylinder
examine
fatal
grasp
An object in the shape of a tube or pipe. It may be solid or…
To look at closely.
Causing death.
To take hold of something tightly with the hands. To understa…
cylinder
An object in the shape of a tube or pipe. It may be solid or…
examine
To look at closely.
23 terms
Part 1- Definitions- Wordly Wise Final
Vignette
Delegate
Augment
Impersonate
A short sketch that provides a clear picture
n. A person appointed to act on behalf of others; a represent…
To increase in size, amount, or degree.
v. To assume the character or appearance of.... 2. To mimic.
Vignette
A short sketch that provides a clear picture
Delegate
n. A person appointed to act on behalf of others; a represent…
28 terms
Wordly Wise Book 1: Lesson 2 Definitions
Astute
Authentic
Authenticity
Authenticate
Adj. Wise in a clever or practical way
Adj. Genuine; true
N. The condition of being genuine
V. To prove that something is genuine
Astute
Adj. Wise in a clever or practical way
Authentic
Adj. Genuine; true
10 terms
wordly wise lesson #1
share
couple
shelter
yard
share
couple
15 terms
Wordly Wise 7.1
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
(v.)To lessen in intensity, weaker; to decrease
(v.) To admit the existence of; recognize, admit
(n.) a person who acts or does business for another
(n.) Power or influence over other people or groups; person o…
abate
(v.)To lessen in intensity, weaker; to decrease
acknowledge
(v.) To admit the existence of; recognize, admit
15 terms
Wordly Wise Unit 1
accustom
alert
assign
budge
To make familiar.
adj. Watchful; wide-awake.... v. To warn to be ready.
v. 1. To select for a position or for what has to be ... done.…
v. To move or shift.
accustom
To make familiar.
alert
adj. Watchful; wide-awake.... v. To warn to be ready.
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wordly wise lesson 1 Definitions
Abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
To become weaker;do decrease
to admit the existence of
a person who acts or does buisness for another
the right to give orders, make decisions, or take action
Abate
To become weaker;do decrease
acknowledge
to admit the existence of
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 2 -definitions
alacrity
array
deduce
encumber
NOUN:... 1. Promptness in responding.... 2. Eagerness.
NOUN:... 1. A large group of people or things.... 2. An orderly arr…
VERB:... To draw a conclusion from given facts.
VERB: ... 1. To weigh down or burden.... 2. To impede the action of.
alacrity
NOUN:... 1. Promptness in responding.... 2. Eagerness.
array
NOUN:... 1. A large group of people or things.... 2. An orderly arr…
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Wordly Wise Book 7 Lesson 1 - DEFINITIONS
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
v. To become weaker, to decrease.
v. To admit the existence of, to express recognition or thank…
n. A person who acts or does business for another; something…
n. The right to give orders,make decisions,or take action; an…
abate
v. To become weaker, to decrease.
acknowledge
v. To admit the existence of, to express recognition or thank…
15 terms
Wordly Wise 4-1
remarkable
patriotic
dismay
lack
deserving of being noticed; unusual
having or showing love for one's country
to cause feelings of fear, worry, or surprise
to be without
remarkable
deserving of being noticed; unusual
patriotic
having or showing love for one's country
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
(adj.) Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; Eag…
(adj.) abrupt in manner of speech, blunt, with no formalities
(adj.) Brief or short, to the point
(v.) To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputati…
avid
(adj.) Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; Eag…
brusque
(adj.) abrupt in manner of speech, blunt, with no formalities
15 terms
Wordly Wise 1
accustom
alert
assign
budge
v. to make familiar; used to
adj. watchful; wide awake... v. to warn to be ready... n. a warning…
v. to select for a position or for what has to be done; to gi…
v. to move or shift
accustom
v. to make familiar; used to
alert
adj. watchful; wide awake... v. to warn to be ready... n. a warning…
21 terms
Wordly wise Lesson 1
precise
(devastation)
epidemic
(devastating)
adj.exact;accurate.
n. great destruction
n.the rapid spreading of a disease to many people at one time…
adj. causing destruction
precise
adj.exact;accurate.
(devastation)
n. great destruction
15 terms
wordly wise study#1
affection
appeal
clasp
conspicuous
a fond or tender feeling
1. to make an earnest request; to ask... 2. to be of interest to…
1. to grasp or hold tightly... 2. something, such as a hook or a…
easily or plainly seen
affection
a fond or tender feeling
appeal
1. to make an earnest request; to ask... 2. to be of interest to…
10 terms
Wordly Wise 1, Lesson 5
sway
property
arrange
rusty
v.摇摆, 摇动
n. 财产,所有物;性质,特性;
v.安排, 排列, 协商
adj.生锈的
sway
v.摇摆, 摇动
property
n. 财产,所有物;性质,特性;
22 terms
Wordly Wise 6:1
affection
affectionate
appeal
clasp
a fond or tender feeling
gentle and loving
v. 1. to make an earnest request... n. 2. to be of interest
to grasp or hold tightly
affection
a fond or tender feeling
affectionate
gentle and loving
16 terms
Wordly Wise 1-4
patriot
recommend
represent
sufficient
love of one's country
to suggest, to say good things about
to show something
enough, adequate
patriot
love of one's country
recommend
to suggest, to say good things about
15 terms
Wordly Wise Lesson #1
Abate
Acknowledge
Agent
Authority
v. To become weaker; to decrease.... adj. Showing no sign of wea…
v. 1. To admit the existence of.... 2. To express recognition or…
n. 1. A person who acts or does business for another.... 2. A pe…
n. 1. The right to give orders, make decisions, or take actio…
Abate
v. To become weaker; to decrease.... adj. Showing no sign of wea…
Acknowledge
v. 1. To admit the existence of.... 2. To express recognition or…
20 terms
Wordly Wise 2, Lesson 1
calf
calf
claw
claw
n. the back part of the leg between the knee and the ankle
n. a young cow or bull
n. the sharp curved nail on the toe of a bird or animal
n. the part of a crab or lobster used for gripping
calf
n. the back part of the leg between the knee and the ankle
calf
n. a young cow or bull
15 terms
Wordly Wise 7.1
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
(v.)To lessen in intensity, weaker; to decrease
(v.) To admit the existence of; recognize, admit
(n.) a person who acts or does business for another
(n.) Power or influence over other people or groups; person o…
abate
(v.)To lessen in intensity, weaker; to decrease
acknowledge
(v.) To admit the existence of; recognize, admit
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 8 (definitions)
adroit
affront
avocation
crusade
adj. Clever at dealing with difficult situations; adept; skil…
v. To insult or to offend verbally... n. A deliberate insult or…
n. An activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby
n. A prolonged, impassioned struggle for what is believed to…
adroit
adj. Clever at dealing with difficult situations; adept; skil…
affront
v. To insult or to offend verbally... n. A deliberate insult or…
18 terms
Wordly Wise 7 Definitions
brawl
casual
constant
excel
n. A rough, noisy fight.... v. To fight noisily.
adj. 1. Not planned.... 2. Not regular; occasional.... 3. Suitable…
adj. 1. Not changing... 2. Loyal; faithful.... 3. Without a pause;…
v. To do well; to be better or greater than others.
brawl
n. A rough, noisy fight.... v. To fight noisily.
casual
adj. 1. Not planned.... 2. Not regular; occasional.... 3. Suitable…
15 terms
Wordly Wise 7.1
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
(v.)To lessen in intensity, weaker; to decrease
(v.) To admit the existence of; recognize, admit
(n.) a person who acts or does business for another
(n.) Power or influence over other people or groups; person o…
abate
(v.)To lessen in intensity, weaker; to decrease
acknowledge
(v.) To admit the existence of; recognize, admit
15 terms
Wordly Wise 6.1
affection
appeal
clasp
conspicuous
a fond or tender feeling
to make an earnest request; to ask
to grasp or hold tightly
easily or plainly seen
affection
a fond or tender feeling
appeal
to make an earnest request; to ask
17 terms
Wordly Wise Lesson 1
benefit
complete
develop
dismay
v. To help or be helpful... n. Something that is useful or helpf…
adj. Having no missing parts; whole... adj. Finished... n. To finish
v. To go through a process of growth... v. To bring or come into…
v. To cause feelings of fear, worry, or surprise... n. A sudden…
benefit
v. To help or be helpful... n. Something that is useful or helpf…
complete
adj. Having no missing parts; whole... adj. Finished... n. To finish
25 terms
Wordly Wise Les. 1
accustom
alert
assign
assignment
to make familiar
to warn
to select for a position
work to be done
accustom
to make familiar
alert
to warn
10 terms
Wordly Wise 2.1
Calf
Claw
Couple
Cushion
1. n. The lower part of the back of the leg. 2. n. A baby cow.
1. n. The sharp nail on the foot of an animal or bird. 2. n.…
1. n. Two of something. 2. n. Two people who do an activity t…
A pillow or pad with a soft filling.
Calf
1. n. The lower part of the back of the leg. 2. n. A baby cow.
Claw
1. n. The sharp nail on the foot of an animal or bird. 2. n.…
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