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AP English Wordly Wise 5
Callow
Contemporary
Cynical
Despot
Young and inexperienced; immature
N. A person living durnig the same time as another. ... Adj. exi…
Doubtful of the sincerity of other's motives; skeptical.
A ruler with absolute power or tyrannical control over a grou…
Callow
Young and inexperienced; immature
Contemporary
N. A person living durnig the same time as another. ... Adj. exi…
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AP English Wordly Wise 6
apropos
asendancy
assess
aver
Fitting the occasion; suitable or apt
Controlling influence; domination.
To analyze and determine the nature, value, or importance of.
To declare positively; to state as the truth.
apropos
Fitting the occasion; suitable or apt
asendancy
Controlling influence; domination.
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AP English Wordly Wise 4
Adage
Camaraderie
Contend
Extraneous
An old saying that has come to be accepted as true; a proverb.
Good will and warm feelings among friends.
1. To struggle with.... 2. To maintain or assert ... Contention... 3.…
Not necessary; irrelevant.
Adage
An old saying that has come to be accepted as true; a proverb.
Camaraderie
Good will and warm feelings among friends.
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AP English Wordly Wise 3
Allude
Consecrate
Disseminate
Dote
To refer to in an indirect way (used with to).
1. To set apart as holy. ... 2. To dedicate to a cause, to devote.
To scatter or spread widely.
To show excessive fondness for (used with on or upon).
Allude
To refer to in an indirect way (used with to).
Consecrate
1. To set apart as holy. ... 2. To dedicate to a cause, to devote.
AP English wordly wise lesson 3
atrophy v
efficacy n
emolument n
icon n
to waste away or fail to develop
the power to bring about the desired result; effectiveness
Salary or fees for work done; compensation
A religious painting, especially one revered by the Eastern C…
atrophy v
to waste away or fail to develop
efficacy n
the power to bring about the desired result; effectiveness
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AP Lang: Wordly Wise 1 & 2 Definitions
apocryphal
arcane
convene
expedient
of dubious authenticity or origin; ... lots of people believe bu…
understood by only a few;... hard to understand;... off the beaten…
to summon or cause to assemble;... to gather or assemble, to mee…
useful for some purpose, convenient way to do something;... conc…
apocryphal
of dubious authenticity or origin; ... lots of people believe bu…
arcane
understood by only a few;... hard to understand;... off the beaten…
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Wordly Wise Chapters 5 and 6: AP English
Accolade
Antipathy
Carmine
Coalesce
Award of merit
Dislike
Red
Come together
Accolade
Award of merit
Antipathy
Dislike
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Wordly Wise Chapters 3 and 4: AP English
Asphyxiate
Cornucopia
Cornucopia
Desist
Make unconscious by cutting off the supply of oxygen
Horn of plenty
Inexhaustible supply
Stop
Asphyxiate
Make unconscious by cutting off the supply of oxygen
Cornucopia
Horn of plenty
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AP English Language/ Composition (Wordly Wise 11 Lessons 1-3)
reiterate
arcane
gesticulate
regimen
(v.) to say again, repeat
(adj.) obscure, secret, known only by a few
v. to make gestures, esp. while speaking
n. a set of rules, usually followed for therapeutic effect
reiterate
(v.) to say again, repeat
arcane
(adj.) obscure, secret, known only by a few
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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 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…
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Wordly Wise 7 Definitions
colleague
condescend
contingent
daunt
n.... an associate or coworker of similar status
v.... 1. to lower oneself to a position one considers inferior... 2…
adj.... 1. conditional; depending on something else... 2. likely, b…
v. ... to discourage or intimidate
colleague
n.... an associate or coworker of similar status
condescend
v.... 1. to lower oneself to a position one considers inferior... 2…
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 12 (definitions)
adversity
cardinal
credible
empathize
n. misfortune; hardship
adj. most important; chief
adj. believable; reliable
v. to show or feel understanding of another's feelings or pro…
adversity
n. misfortune; hardship
cardinal
adj. most important; chief
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English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 13 - definition
A canny person
An obsession is
An arduous task is
To endorse something is
is one who seldom makes mistakes.
an idea that takes over one's mind
one that is difficult.
to sign the back of it.
A canny person
is one who seldom makes mistakes.
An obsession is
an idea that takes over one's mind
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Wordly Wise 2 (definitions)
affect
calculate
climate
column
To bring about a change in OR ... to pretend to be or to have.
To find the answer by using arithmetic OR... to figure out by re…
The average weather conditions of an area.
A row of figures or words running down a printed page; anythi…
affect
To bring about a change in OR ... to pretend to be or to have.
calculate
To find the answer by using arithmetic OR... to figure out by re…
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Definitions from Wordly Wise
accustom
accustomed(1)
accustomed(2)
alert(adj)
v. to make familiar
adj. usual
adj. used to
adj. watchful and wide-awake
accustom
v. to make familiar
accustomed(1)
adj. usual
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Wordly Wise 5 Definitions
Antics
Attire
Captivate
Deft
A playful or funny act
Clothes
To win
Quick and confident
Antics
A playful or funny act
Attire
Clothes
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Wordly Wise Definitions
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
To become weaker; To decrease
To admit the existence of
1) A person who acts or does business for another... 2) Somethi…
1) The right to give orders, make decisions, or take action…
abate
To become weaker; To decrease
acknowledge
To admit the existence of
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English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 12 - definition
An attribute is
An incline is
To compromise is to
An orbit is
a quality associated with a person.
a sloping surface.
expose to criticism
the path taken by an object around a heavenly body.
An attribute is
a quality associated with a person.
An incline is
a sloping surface.
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 6 (definitions)
apropos
ascendancy
assess
aver
adj. Fitting the occasion; suitable or apt
n. Controlling influence; domination
v. To analyze and determine the nature, value, or importance of
v. To declare positively; to state as the truth
apropos
adj. Fitting the occasion; suitable or apt
ascendancy
n. Controlling influence; domination
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English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 14 - definition
To be irrepressible
A mire is
A sublime poem
A congenial person is one
is to be unable to control one's self.
a serious disagreement.
is one that uplifts and ennobles.
who gets along easily with others.
To be irrepressible
is to be unable to control one's self.
A mire is
a serious disagreement.
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English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 15- definition
ascertain
chastise
cull
defer
v. to find out for certain
v. to punish by beating
v. to select and remove weak or inferior members from
v. to yield to out of respect for the knowledge or authority…
ascertain
v. to find out for certain
chastise
v. to punish by beating
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English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 11 - definition
To realize a dream is to
Ballast is
A fathom is
To pique a person's interest
make it happen.
material used to make a ship steady.
a measurement of depth.
is to arouse it.
To realize a dream is to
make it happen.
Ballast is
material used to make a ship steady.
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English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 12 definition
accede
affluent
arbitrary
artisan
v. to agree to; to consent to, after urging from another
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
adj. determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or ne…
n. one able to do skilled work with the hands; a craftsperson
accede
v. to agree to; to consent to, after urging from another
affluent
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
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Wordly Wise 3 Definitions
Abundant
Arid
Distinct
Graze
More than enough: plenty
Having little or no rain fall: very dry
Not the same: different or seperate
To touch lightly when passing
Abundant
More than enough: plenty
Arid
Having little or no rain fall: very dry
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Wordly Wise Lesson 8 Definitions
accompany
beneficial
captive
convenient
to go along with; to be together, to play a musical instrumen…
being of use; helpful; favorable
unable to escape or get away
suitable for one's needs; making life easier or more comforta…
accompany
to go along with; to be together, to play a musical instrumen…
beneficial
being of use; helpful; favorable
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Wordly Wise 4 Definitions
Aloft
Attain
Buffet
Elude
Up in the air
To reach: To arrive at
A meal laid out for guests to help themselves
To escape by being quick or clever
Aloft
Up in the air
Attain
To reach: To arrive at
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Saadah Wordly Wise Definitions
abundant
arid
distinct
graze
More than enough; plentiful... abundance A great amount... There w…
Having little no rainfall; very dry... The Sahara Desert is a v…
Not the same; different or separate... Unmistakable; definite... A…
To feed on growing grass... The cows were _______ in the field.…
abundant
More than enough; plentiful... abundance A great amount... There w…
arid
Having little no rainfall; very dry... The Sahara Desert is a v…
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7th grade Wordly Wise definitions
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
to become weaker; decrease
to admit the existence of
a person who does business for another
the right to give orders
abate
to become weaker; decrease
acknowledge
to admit the existence of
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Wordly Wise 14 Definitions
access... accessible
associate
boisterous
brilliant
n. ... 1. freedom or permission to enter... 2. a way of approach or…
v.... 1. to bring together in the mind... 2. to come or be together…
adj.... noisy and uncontrolled
adj.... 1. very bright; sparkling... 2. very clever or smart
access... accessible
n. ... 1. freedom or permission to enter... 2. a way of approach or…
associate
v.... 1. to bring together in the mind... 2. to come or be together…
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7th Wordly Wise 4 definitions
acquire
antagonize
competent
comprise
to gain ownership
to stir up anger or dislike
have the ability to do what is needed
to form; to make up
acquire
to gain ownership
antagonize
to stir up anger or dislike
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Wordly Wise Lesson 2 Definitions
arrogant
boycott
campaign
ceremony
showing too much pride in oneself
To join others in refusing to deal with a person or group
a series of actions intended to accomplish a goal... a series o…
a formal event held in honor of a special occasion
arrogant
showing too much pride in oneself
boycott
To join others in refusing to deal with a person or group
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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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English Wordly Wise #1
Apocryphal
Arcane
Convene
Expedient
Doubting origin
Understood by very few
To assemble
Convenient
Apocryphal
Doubting origin
Arcane
Understood by very few
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English Wordly Wise 3
Atrophy
Efficacy
Emolument
Icon
To waste away or fail to develop
The power to bring about the desired result (effectiveness)
Salary or fees for work done
Religious painting, A symbol
Atrophy
To waste away or fail to develop
Efficacy
The power to bring about the desired result (effectiveness)
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Wordly Wise Lesson 6 Definitions
apparel
appreciate
continuous
dissolve
the things that are worn by a person, clothing
to see the worth or quality of, to increase in value
going on without stopping
to make or become liquid; to bring or to come to an end
apparel
the things that are worn by a person, clothing
appreciate
to see the worth or quality of, to increase in value
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Wordly Wise Definition
Bewail
Destitute
Detract
Emancipate
To express deep regret or sorrow over.
1.Without resources or possessions, especially the necessitie…
To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importanc…
To set free from slavery; to liberate.
Bewail
To express deep regret or sorrow over.
Destitute
1.Without resources or possessions, especially the necessitie…
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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 Book 7 Lesson 19 - Definitions
Adverse
Aloof
Alternative
Canine
adj. Working against; serving to oppose
adj. Remote or distant, usually by choice; showing no interest
adj. Allowing a choice between two or more things
adj. Of, or relating to, dogs or related animals
Adverse
adj. Working against; serving to oppose
Aloof
adj. Remote or distant, usually by choice; showing no interest
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 10 (definitions)
amputate
aptitude
beneficiary
boon
v. to cut off a body part, especially by surgery
n. a natural talent
n. a person who benefits or gains an advantage from something
n. a welcome gift or blessing
amputate
v. to cut off a body part, especially by surgery
aptitude
n. a natural talent
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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 Lesson 2 Definitions - 5th Grade
Aroma
Beverage
Brittle
Cluster
A smell or odor, especially a pleasant one
A liquid used as a drink
Easily Broken, not flexible
A number of similar things grouped together
Aroma
A smell or odor, especially a pleasant one
Beverage
A liquid used as a drink
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Wordly Wise Definitions
affect
calculate
climate
column
1. To bring about a change in.... 2. To pretend to be or to have.
1. To find the answer by using arithmetic.... 2. To figure out b…
The average weather conditions of an area.
1. A row of figures or words running down a printed page.... 2.…
affect
1. To bring about a change in.... 2. To pretend to be or to have.
calculate
1. To find the answer by using arithmetic.... 2. To figure out b…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 5 (definitions)
callow
contemporary
cynical
despot
adj. Young and inexperienced; immature
n. A person living during the same period as another... adj. Exi…
adj. Doubtful of the sincerity of others' motives
n. A dictator with absolute power or tyrannical control over…
callow
adj. Young and inexperienced; immature
contemporary
n. A person living during the same period as another... adj. Exi…
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Wordly Wise , Lesson 9 - definitions
Absurd
Accomplish
Ascend
Dense
adj. So unreasonable as to be laughable; foolish or silly.
v. To do something by making an effort; to complete successfu…
v. To rise, usually in a steady way.
adj. 1. Tightly packed; crowded close together.... 2. Thick; har…
Absurd
adj. So unreasonable as to be laughable; foolish or silly.
Accomplish
v. To do something by making an effort; to complete successfu…
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DAS Grade 10 PreAP Wordly Wise Vocab.
asperity
bane
gratuitous
heresy
SEVERITY; HARSHNESS; IRRITABILITY
A source of harm and ruin
(adj.) freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarra…
(n.) an opinion different from accepted belief; the denial of…
asperity
SEVERITY; HARSHNESS; IRRITABILITY
bane
A source of harm and ruin
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Wordly Wise definition
ardent
ardent
assail
assail
intensely eager; passionate
passionate intensity of feeling
to attack violently or verbally
to trouble In the mind
ardent
intensely eager; passionate
ardent
passionate intensity of feeling
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6th grade Wordly Wise 2 - definitions
arrogant
boycott
campaign
ceremony
too much pride in oneself
join in refusing to deal with others
a series of actions to accomplish a goal
formal event in honor of a special occasion
arrogant
too much pride in oneself
boycott
join in refusing to deal with others
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Wordly Wise Definitions
Affection
Appeal
clasp
conspicuous
noun: a fond or tender feeling.... Affectionate:... adjective: gen…
verb:... 1. To make an earnest request; to ask... 2. To be of inter…
verb: ... To grasp or hold tightly... Noun:... 1. A strong grasp or h…
adjective:... Easily or plainly seen... Synonyms: apparent, notice…
Affection
noun: a fond or tender feeling.... Affectionate:... adjective: gen…
Appeal
verb:... 1. To make an earnest request; to ask... 2. To be of inter…
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wordly wise definitions
adequate
administer
agitate
capitulate
Enough sufficient.... The boy was adequate about how much cerea…
To manage or direct.... The lady administered me and my parents…
To disturb or upset.... The teacher was agitate with her studen…
to give in; to surrender... The war leader capitulate the other…
adequate
Enough sufficient.... The boy was adequate about how much cerea…
administer
To manage or direct.... The lady administered me and my parents…
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