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20 terms
WordlyWise3000 Book 10: Lesson 1
asperity (n)
asperity (n)
bane (n)
baneful (adj)
1. sharpness or harshness of manner, temper or voice
2. roughness of surface, unevenness
a person or thing that destroys or causes harm; a source of g…
causing destruction or ruin; causing great distress or annoya…
asperity (n)
1. sharpness or harshness of manner, temper or voice
asperity (n)
2. roughness of surface, unevenness
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 10
attest
axiom
churlish
concoct
To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, or a…
A statement or principle that requires no proof because its t…
Lacking good manners; rude, impolite.
To make up, prepare, or invent.
attest
To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, or a…
axiom
A statement or principle that requires no proof because its t…
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Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 9
cautionary
constrain (v)
constraint (n)
flotilla
offering or serving as a warning
to confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity
a restriction or limitation
a fleet of boats or small ships
cautionary
offering or serving as a warning
constrain (v)
to confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity
16 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 11
agrarian
burgeon
cataclysm
culinary
having to do with farming or agriculture.
To grow and expand rapidly; to flourish.
A sudden violent change; a catastrophe.
Having to do with cooking.
agrarian
having to do with farming or agriculture.
burgeon
To grow and expand rapidly; to flourish.
15 terms
Wordly wise 3000 book 10 lesson 17
Aggregate
Allocate
Augur
Bastion
N. A group of things gathered into a whole; sum total.... Adj. C…
V. 1. To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.... 2. To di…
V. 1. To predict future events, especially from omens.... 2. To…
N. 1. A fortified area or position; a person, place, or thing…
Aggregate
N. A group of things gathered into a whole; sum total.... Adj. C…
Allocate
V. 1. To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.... 2. To di…
15 terms
Lesson 9 Wordly Wise Book 10
Cautionary
Constrain
Flotilla
Gossamer
Offering or serving as a warning
To confine or inhibit
A fleet of boats
Thin, resembling gauze
Cautionary
Offering or serving as a warning
Constrain
To confine or inhibit
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 1
Asperity
Bane
Buffoon
Doleful
n. Sharpness or harshness of manner
n. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm
n. A person who often makes attempts to be funny; a clown; a…
adj. Mournful or full of sorrow; causing grief
Asperity
n. Sharpness or harshness of manner
Bane
n. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm
23 terms
Wordly Wise Vocabulary Book 10 Lesson 10
attest
attest
axiom
churlish
to declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, or a…
testify or certify that something is true; bear witness
a self-evident/obvious rule or truth; a widely accepted saying
(adj.) lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivit…
attest
to declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, or a…
attest
testify or certify that something is true; bear witness
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WordlyWise3000 Book 10: Lesson 5
acrimony (n)
acrimonious (adj)
affinity (for/with) (n)
affinity (to/between) (n)
bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostility
angry or bitter (typically of speech or debate)
1. attraction or liking for someone or something with which o…
2. a similarity of characteristic; a resemblance in structure
acrimony (n)
bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostility
acrimonious (adj)
angry or bitter (typically of speech or debate)
15 terms
Wordly Wise: List 6-Book 10
ameliorate
baleful
berate
circumvent
To make better; to become better; to improve.
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
To criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently.
To avoid through craftiness.
ameliorate
To make better; to become better; to improve.
baleful
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
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Wordly wise 3000 book 10 lesson 17
Aggregate
Allocate
Augur
Bastion
N. A group of things gathered into a whole; sum total.... Adj. C…
V. 1. To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.... 2. To di…
V. 1. To predict future events, especially from omens.... 2. To…
N. 1. A fortified area or position; a person, place, or thing…
Aggregate
N. A group of things gathered into a whole; sum total.... Adj. C…
Allocate
V. 1. To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.... 2. To di…
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Wordly Wise Book 10- Lesson 18
acoustic
acoustic
assemblage
assemblage
relating to sound or hearing
the properties of an enclosed space that affect sound quality
a collection or gathering of people or things
a fitting together of parts
acoustic
relating to sound or hearing
acoustic
the properties of an enclosed space that affect sound quality
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10- Lesson 14
aberration
antiquated
celestial
certitude
n. 1. A departure from the norm or what is considered right,…
adj. Grown old; out of date.
adj. 1. Of or relating to the skies or heavens. 2. Heavenly,…
n. The state of being certain of the truth or rightness of so…
aberration
n. 1. A departure from the norm or what is considered right,…
antiquated
adj. Grown old; out of date.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 1
Asperity
Bane
Buffoon
Doleful
n. Sharpness or harshness of manner
n. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm
n. A person who often makes attempts to be funny; a clown; a…
adj. Mournful or full of sorrow; causing grief
Asperity
n. Sharpness or harshness of manner
Bane
n. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm
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Wordly wise 3000 book 10 lesson 2
Adjudicate
Centennial
Countenance
Disgruntle
V. To hear and decide judicially; to judge.... N. Adjudicator
N. A one-hundredth anniversary or its celebration.... Adj. Of or…
N. 1. A person's face; the expression on a person's face.... 2.…
V. To make dissatisfied; to put in a bad mood.
Adjudicate
V. To hear and decide judicially; to judge.... N. Adjudicator
Centennial
N. A one-hundredth anniversary or its celebration.... Adj. Of or…
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Wordly Wise Book 10 List 8
adjacent
beset
cede
beset
near or next to; adjoining
to surround or to attack repeatedly
to give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreem…
to trouble or weigh down
adjacent
near or next to; adjoining
beset
to surround or to attack repeatedly
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Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 8 - 10
adjacent
beset
beset2
cede
near or next to; adjoining
to surround or to attack repeatedly
to trouble or weigh down
to give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreem…
adjacent
near or next to; adjoining
beset
to surround or to attack repeatedly
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Wordly wise 3000 book 10 lesson 1
Asperity
Bane
Buffoon
Doleful
N. 1. Sharpness or harshness of manner.... 2. Roughness of surfa…
N. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm.... Baneful ad…
N. A person who often makes attempts to be funny; a clown; a…
Adj. Mournful or full of sorrow; causing grief.
Asperity
N. 1. Sharpness or harshness of manner.... 2. Roughness of surfa…
Bane
N. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm.... Baneful ad…
15 terms
Wordly Wise 3000 Book 10: Lesson 10
attest
axiom
churlish
concoct
To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, or a…
A statement or principle that requires no proof because its t…
Lacking good manners; rude, impolite.
To make up, prepare, or invent.
attest
To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, or a…
axiom
A statement or principle that requires no proof because its t…
15 terms
Wordly Wise 3000 Book 10 Lesson 17
aggregate
allocate
augur
bastion
n. A group of things gathered in to a whole; sum total.... adj.…
v. 1. To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.... 2. To di…
v. 1. To predict future events, especially from omens.... 2. To…
n. 1. A fortified area or position; a person, place, or thing…
aggregate
n. A group of things gathered in to a whole; sum total.... adj.…
allocate
v. 1. To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.... 2. To di…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 7
Castigate
Colloquial
Epitaph
Exodus
v. To punish by criticizing sharply; to berate.
adj. Characterized by informal language
n. The words carved on a tombstone in memory of the deceased.
n. A mass departure.
Castigate
v. To punish by criticizing sharply; to berate.
Colloquial
adj. Characterized by informal language
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Wordly Wise, Book 10 (5-8)
enclave
engender
inexorable
proselytize
a distinct region or community enclosed within a larger terri…
to bring into being
not to be persuaded, stopped, or moved by entreaty or plea
to persuade someone to convert to a faith, belief, or cause
enclave
a distinct region or community enclosed within a larger terri…
engender
to bring into being
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Wordly Wise book 10 lesson 1
Asperity
Bane
Buffoon
Doleful
Sharpness or harshness of manner
A person or thing that destroys or causes harm
A person who often makes attempts to be funny; a clown; a fool
Mournful or full of sorrow; causing grief
Asperity
Sharpness or harshness of manner
Bane
A person or thing that destroys or causes harm
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Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 11
Cataclysm
Gourmet
Grandiloquent
Hybrid
A sudden and violent change; a catastrophe
A connoisseur of good food; a person with a discerning palette
Pompous or extravagant in language, style, or manner especial…
1. The offspring of two plants or animals of different specie…
Cataclysm
A sudden and violent change; a catastrophe
Gourmet
A connoisseur of good food; a person with a discerning palette
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Wordly wise 3000 book 10 lesson 8
Adjacent
Beset
Cede
Circuitous
Adj. Near or next to; adjoining.
V. 1. To surround or to attack repeatedly.... 2. To trouble or w…
V. To give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agr…
Adj. Roundabout; indirect.
Adjacent
Adj. Near or next to; adjoining.
Beset
V. 1. To surround or to attack repeatedly.... 2. To trouble or w…
21 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10- Lesson 15
abominate
abominable
abominable
abridge
to hate or loathe intensely
detestable, loathsome
disagreeable and unpleasant
to shorten in duration or extent; diminish
abominate
to hate or loathe intensely
abominable
detestable, loathsome
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Wordly Wise Book 10- Lesson 20
accost
avarice
bilk
consummate
To approach and speak to in an aggressive or challenging way
Greed for wealth
To cheat out of what is due
Extremely skilled; complete or perfect
accost
To approach and speak to in an aggressive or challenging way
avarice
Greed for wealth
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Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 11
agrarian
burgeon
cataclysm
culinary
Having to do with farming or agriculture.
To grow and expand rapidly; to flourish.
A sudden violent change; a catastrophe.
Having to do with cooking.
agrarian
Having to do with farming or agriculture.
burgeon
To grow and expand rapidly; to flourish.
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Wordly wise 3000 book 10 lesson 8
Adjacent
Beset
Cede
Circuitous
Adj. Near or next to; adjoining.
V. 1. To surround or to attack repeatedly.... 2. To trouble or w…
V. To give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agr…
Adj. Roundabout; indirect.
Adjacent
Adj. Near or next to; adjoining.
Beset
V. 1. To surround or to attack repeatedly.... 2. To trouble or w…
26 terms
WordlyWise3000 Book 10: Lesson 10
to attest (v)
to attest (v)
axiom (n)
axiomatic (adj)
1. (for a person) to declare that something exists or is the…
2. (for a thing) to provide or serve as clear evidence of (a…
a statement or principle that requires no proof because its t…
self-evident without further proof or argument
to attest (v)
1. (for a person) to declare that something exists or is the…
to attest (v)
2. (for a thing) to provide or serve as clear evidence of (a…
15 terms
Wordly Wise 3000 Book 10: Lesson 17
Aggregate
Allocate
Augur
Bastion
A group of things gathered into a whole; sum total.
1) To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.... 2) To distr…
To predict future events, especially from omens.
1) A fortified area or position; a person, place, or thing th…
Aggregate
A group of things gathered into a whole; sum total.
Allocate
1) To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.... 2) To distr…
10 terms
Wordly Wise, Book 10 (11-12)
agrarian
burgeon
denigrate
palatable
having to do with farming or agriculture
to grow and expand rapidly
to attack the reputation of
acceptable or pleasing, especially to the sense of taste
agrarian
having to do with farming or agriculture
burgeon
to grow and expand rapidly
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Wordly Wise book 10 lesson 3
Curtail
Discriminate
Discrimination
Espionage
V. to cut short or reduce
V. 1. To make or recognize clear distinctions.... 2. to treat in…
N. 1. the recognizing of clear distinctions.... 2. the act of ma…
n. The act of spying, especially a government spy obtaining s…
Curtail
V. to cut short or reduce
Discriminate
V. 1. To make or recognize clear distinctions.... 2. to treat in…
15 terms
Wordly Wise 3000 book 10 lesson 3
Curtail
Discriminate
Espionage
Inalienable
V. To cut short or reduce.
V. 1. To make or recognize clear distinctions.... 2. To treat in…
N. The act of spying, especially a government spy obtaining s…
Adj. Not able to be taken or given away.
Curtail
V. To cut short or reduce.
Discriminate
V. 1. To make or recognize clear distinctions.... 2. To treat in…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 1
Asperity
Bane
Buffoon
Doleful
n. Sharpness or harshness of manner
n. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm
n. A person who often makes attempts to be funny; a clown; a…
adj. Mournful or full of sorrow; causing grief
Asperity
n. Sharpness or harshness of manner
Bane
n. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm
13 terms
Wordly Wise, Book 10 (1-4)
bane
expedite
gratuitous
manifesto
a person or thing that destroys or causes harm
to speed up a process
not called for
a public statement explaining the intentions, motives, or vie…
bane
a person or thing that destroys or causes harm
expedite
to speed up a process
15 terms
Wordly wise book 10 lesson 4
accolade
Adamant
Adulate
Altercation
n. An expression of approval or respect for special merit; a…
adj. Not yielding; firm.
v. To flatter or admire excessively; to idolize... (n. adulation)
n. A loud and determined dispute; a noisy quarrel
accolade
n. An expression of approval or respect for special merit; a…
Adamant
adj. Not yielding; firm.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 3
Curtail
Discriminate
Espionage
Inalienable
verb. To cut short or reduce.
1. verb. To make or recognize clear distinctions; 2. verb. To…
noun. The act of spying, especially a government spy obtainin…
adj. Not able to be taken or given away.
Curtail
verb. To cut short or reduce.
Discriminate
1. verb. To make or recognize clear distinctions; 2. verb. To…
15 terms
Wordly Wise 3000 Book 10: Lesson 20
Accost
Avarice
Bilk
Consummate
To approach and speak to in an aggressive or challenging way.
Greed for wealth.
To cheat out of what is due.
Extremely skilled; complete or perfect.
Accost
To approach and speak to in an aggressive or challenging way.
Avarice
Greed for wealth.
15 terms
Wordly wise book 10 lesson 4
accolade
Adamant
Adulate
Altercation
n. An expression of approval or respect for special merit; a…
adj. Not yielding; firm.
v. To flatter or admire excessively; to idolize
n. A loud and determined dispute; a noisy quarrel
accolade
n. An expression of approval or respect for special merit; a…
Adamant
adj. Not yielding; firm.
15 terms
Wordly Wise book 10, Lesson 12
aftermath
aphorism
catharsis
cohort
A consequence or result, often a negative one.
A short statement of truth or principle; an adage.
A releasing of the emotions, often through the arts, that bri…
A group that is moving or working together. One who assists a…
aftermath
A consequence or result, often a negative one.
aphorism
A short statement of truth or principle; an adage.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 5
acrimony
affinity
ambivalent
cessation
Bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostili…
Attraction for someone or something with which one feels a cl…
Having mixed, often opposing, feelings about something or som…
A stopping, either final or temporary.
acrimony
Bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostili…
affinity
Attraction for someone or something with which one feels a cl…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 14
aberration
antiquated
celestial
certitude
n. A departure from the norm or what is considered right, nat…
adj. Grown old; out-of-date
adj. Of or relating to the sky or heavens... 2. Heavenly, divine…
n. The state if being certain of the truth or rightness of so…
aberration
n. A departure from the norm or what is considered right, nat…
antiquated
adj. Grown old; out-of-date
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 lesson 6
ameliorate
baleful
berate
circumvent
v. To make better; to become improve
adj. Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous
v. To criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently
v. To avoid through craftiness
ameliorate
v. To make better; to become improve
baleful
adj. Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 3
Curtail
Discriminate, Discrimination
Espionage
Inalienable
v. To cut short or reduce
v. 1. To make or recognize clear distinctions... v. 2. To treat…
n. The act of spying
adj. Not able to be taken away
Curtail
v. To cut short or reduce
Discriminate, Discrimination
v. 1. To make or recognize clear distinctions... v. 2. To treat…
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 11
Agrarian
Burgeon
Cataclysm
Culinary
adj. Having to do with farming or agriculture.
v. To grow and expand rapidly; to flourish.
n. A sudden violent change; a catastrophe.
adj. Having to do with cooking.
Agrarian
adj. Having to do with farming or agriculture.
Burgeon
v. To grow and expand rapidly; to flourish.
15 terms
Wordly wise book 10 lesson 4
accolade
Adamant
Adulate
Altercation
n. An expression of approval or respect for special merit; a…
adj. Not yielding; firm.
v. To flatter or admire excessively; to idolize
n. A loud and determined dispute; a noisy quarrel
accolade
n. An expression of approval or respect for special merit; a…
Adamant
adj. Not yielding; firm.
23 terms
WordlyWise3000 Book 10: Lesson 2
to adjudicate (v)
adjudicator (n)
centennial (n)
centennial (adj)
to make a formal judgment or decision about a disputed matter…
a person who presides, judges and arbitrates during a formal…
a one-hundredth anniversary (of a country, person, etc.) or i…
of or relating to a period of one hundred years
to adjudicate (v)
to make a formal judgment or decision about a disputed matter…
adjudicator (n)
a person who presides, judges and arbitrates during a formal…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10, Lesson 4
accolade
adamant
adulate
altercation
n. An honor or award; expression of approval or respect... syn:…
adj. Firm, unshakable; not yielding... syn: firm, determined, im…
v. to flatter or admire excessively; to idolize... syn: obsess o…
n. A noisy quarrel; a loud and determined dispute... syn: fight,…
accolade
n. An honor or award; expression of approval or respect... syn:…
adamant
adj. Firm, unshakable; not yielding... syn: firm, determined, im…
27 terms
WordlyWise3000 Book 10: Lesson 3
to curtail (v)
to discriminate (between / from) (v)
to discriminate (against) (v)
discrimination (n)
to cut short or reduce someone or something (such as freedom)…
1. to recognize or make clear distinctions between people or…
2. to treat (mostly people) as inferior, especially on the gr…
1. the recognition and understanding of clear distinctions be…
to curtail (v)
to cut short or reduce someone or something (such as freedom)…
to discriminate (between / from) (v)
1. to recognize or make clear distinctions between people or…
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