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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
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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
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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…
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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
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
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…
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
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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
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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
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 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
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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
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…
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
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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…
100 terms
wordly wise 1-10
cable
cathedral
convey
device
a thick steel rope made of strands of wire twisted together,…
large and important church
to carry or move from one place to another, make an idea or f…
something made or invented for a particular use
cable
a thick steel rope made of strands of wire twisted together,…
cathedral
large and important church
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wordly wise 1-14
Bold
Cunning
Cunning
Deed
Showing little or no fear; ready to take risks.
Clever at tricking others; sly.
Cleverness at tricking or fooling others.
Something done; an act.
Bold
Showing little or no fear; ready to take risks.
Cunning
Clever at tricking others; sly.
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wordly wise 1-12
adopt
arouse
arrange
cell
to take into one's home and to raise a child as part of one's…
to awaken from sleep... to excite or bring about
to put in a certain order... to plan or prepare
a small room with little or no furniture, especially one used…
adopt
to take into one's home and to raise a child as part of one's…
arouse
to awaken from sleep... to excite or bring about
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wordly wise 1-13
calendar
carnival
experience
govern
a chart or diagram showing the days, weeks, and months of the…
a fair or show with food stalls, parades, ride and other ways…
1. (noun) knowledge or skill that comes from having done cert…
to be in charge of; to control or rule
calendar
a chart or diagram showing the days, weeks, and months of the…
carnival
a fair or show with food stalls, parades, ride and other ways…
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…
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…
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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.
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
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wordly wise 1-11
diagram
frustrate
frustrating
graduate
noun-a plan or drawing that shows how something works or how…
verb--to keep from carrying out a plan or reaching a goal
adj--causing one to be upset or discouraged
noun--a person who has finished a course of study
diagram
noun-a plan or drawing that shows how something works or how…
frustrate
verb--to keep from carrying out a plan or reaching a goal
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…
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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
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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 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
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…
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
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Wordly Wise Lesson 1
cylinder
examine
fatal
feature
noun. an object in the shape of a tube or pipe
verb. to look at closely
adjective. causing death
noun. an important or special part of something
cylinder
noun. an object in the shape of a tube or pipe
examine
verb. to look at closely
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.
15 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…
31 terms
Wordly Wise 8 - 1
avid
avid
brusque
concise
adj. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
adj. eager; enthusiastic
adj. abrupt in manner of speech; gruff
adj. short and to the point
avid
adj. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
avid
adj. eager; enthusiastic
15 terms
Wordly Wise Week 1
Immigrant
Pedestal
Unveil
Lofty
a person who comes into a country to live there.
a base or support on which something stands
to remove a covering from
very tall or high
Immigrant
a person who comes into a country to live there.
Pedestal
a base or support on which something stands
32 terms
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 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 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 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…
36 terms
Wordly Wise 1
benefit
benefit
benefit
complete
v. to help or be helpful to; to be useful to
n. something that is useful or helpful, that does good
n. an event held to raise money for a cause
adj. having no missing p arts; whole
benefit
v. to help or be helpful to; to be useful to
benefit
n. something that is useful or helpful, that does good
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…
45 terms
Wordly Wise Test #1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
having a strong desire for; eager; enthusiastic
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
short and to the point
to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
avid
having a strong desire for; eager; enthusiastic
brusque
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
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Wordly Wise Book 1, Lesson 1
leap
swamp
trunk
capital
jump
wetland with trees
a place for storing or carrying things in the back of a car
the most important city or town of a country or region.
leap
jump
swamp
wetland with trees
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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…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Lesson 1
benefit
complete
develop
dismay
1. Something that is useful or helpful, that does good... 2. An…
1. Having no missing parts; whole... 2. Finished
1. To go through the process of growth... 2. To bring or come in…
1. To cause feelings of fear, worry, or surprise ... 2. A sudden…
benefit
1. Something that is useful or helpful, that does good... 2. An…
complete
1. Having no missing parts; whole... 2. Finished
50 terms
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.
Wordly Wise Lesson 1
Avid
Brusque
Concise
Demean
1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed (adj.)... 2…
1. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff (adj)... brusqueness: The q…
1. Short and to the point (adj.)
1. To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation…
Avid
1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed (adj.)... 2…
Brusque
1. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff (adj)... brusqueness: The q…
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…
Wordly Wise 4.1
benefit
complete
dismay
develop
verb - to help or be useful to... noun - 1. something that is u…
adjective - whole or finished... verb - to finish
verb - to cause feelings of fear, worry, or surprise ... noun -…
verb - 1. to apply chemicals to photographic film to bring ou…
benefit
verb - to help or be useful to... noun - 1. something that is u…
complete
adjective - whole or finished... verb - to finish
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