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Wordly Wise FPLA Lesson 4
autonomy
circumspect
composure
edifice
The quality or state of being self-governing; independence.
Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.
Calmness of mind or bearing; self-control.
A large, imposing structure or building.
autonomy
The quality or state of being self-governing; independence.
circumspect
Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.
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Wordly Wise Lesson 6 FPLA 8
anathema
assuage
avuncular
convivial
Someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed, or s…
To satisfy.
Like a benevolent uncle; familiar and indulgent.
Sociable; concerned with good company and festivities.
anathema
Someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed, or s…
assuage
To satisfy.
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Wordly Wise Lesson 7 FPLA 8
archipelago
careen
cavalier
contiguous
A large group of islands.
To rush headlong, often with a swerving or lurching motion.
Showing an offhand or carefree disregard; arrogant.
Sharing a boundary; being very close in contact; adjacent.
archipelago
A large group of islands.
careen
To rush headlong, often with a swerving or lurching motion.
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Wordly Wise FPLA 8 Lesson 5
abstruse
accrue
acquiesce
besmirch
Difficult to understand.
To arise or increase as a natural result or growth, usually u…
To accept as inevitable; to comply passively.
To stain or tarnish; to make dirty.
abstruse
Difficult to understand.
accrue
To arise or increase as a natural result or growth, usually u…
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Wordly Wise Lesson 2 FPLA 8
accoutrements
aggrieved
choleric
comport
Equipment or accessories.
Feeling or expressing a sense of injustice, injury, or offense.
Easily angered; quick-tempered.
To behave or conduct oneself.
accoutrements
Equipment or accessories.
aggrieved
Feeling or expressing a sense of injustice, injury, or offense.
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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 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…
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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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 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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Wordly Wise: Lesson 4 Definitions
average
average
border
border
the usual amount or kind of something
the result of adding a set of numbers and then dividing the t…
a dividing line between two states or countries
the edge of something
average
the usual amount or kind of something
average
the result of adding a set of numbers and then dividing the t…
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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 Lesson 2: Definitions
Aroma
Beverage
Bland
Brittle
1. A smell or odor, especially a pleasant one. Noun.
1. A liquid used as a drink. Noun.
1. Lacking a strong flavor. Adjective.... 2. Not irritating,exci…
1. Easily broken; not flexible. Adjective.
Aroma
1. A smell or odor, especially a pleasant one. Noun.
Beverage
1. A liquid used as a drink. Noun.
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Wordly Wise - Chapter 10 Definitions
available
bondage
donate
establish
(adj) easy to get; present and ready for use
(n) the state of being a slave
(v) to give to those in need, especially through an organizat…
(v) to set up or begin... (v) to show to be true
available
(adj) easy to get; present and ready for use
bondage
(n) the state of being a slave
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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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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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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…
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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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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 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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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
accolade
adamant
altercation
clique
an expression or approval or respect
not yielding
a loud and determined dispute
a small exclusive group
accolade
an expression or approval or respect
adamant
not yielding
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wordly wise definition 12
accede
affluent
arbitrary
artisan
to agree to; to consent to, often after urging from another
generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or necessity
one able to do skilled work with the hands; a craftsperson
accede
to agree to; to consent to, often after urging from another
affluent
generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
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Wordly Wise 17 Definitions
blight
cite
clemency
eccentric
(n.) any disease that damages plants (n.) something that harm…
(v.) to mention or quote as an example or authority (v.) to m…
(n.) mercy shown in punishing or judging someone
(adj.) departing from accepted or normal behavior; odd (n.) o…
blight
(n.) any disease that damages plants (n.) something that harm…
cite
(v.) to mention or quote as an example or authority (v.) to m…
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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 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 6 Definitions
Abolish
Agony
Catapult
Character
V. To bring to an end ; to do away with
N. Great pain of mind or body ; suffering... Agonizing... ... ADJ. V…
N. A machine used in ancient wars that threw objects with gre…
N. The qualities that make a person or place different or spe…
Abolish
V. To bring to an end ; to do away with
Agony
N. Great pain of mind or body ; suffering... Agonizing... ... ADJ. V…
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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 7 (definition)
claustrophobia
colleague
condescend
contingent
n. An abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
n. An associate or coworker of similar status
v. 1. To lower oneself to a position one considers inferior... 2…
adj. 1. Depending on sth else; conditional
claustrophobia
n. An abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
colleague
n. An associate or coworker of similar status
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Wordly Wise Spelling and Definition
aboard
absorb
accident
acrobat
getting in some where or some thing
to soak up
something that happens unplanned
a person that does tricks with there body
aboard
getting in some where or some thing
absorb
to soak up
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Wordly Wise 9 Definitions
accumulate
aggravate
aggravation
conserve
to increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect or gather
to make worse. to anger or annoy.
a source of annoyance
to save by using carefully
accumulate
to increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect or gather
aggravate
to make worse. to anger or annoy.
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Wordly Wise 6 Definitions
anarchy
apprehend
arraign
assimilate
1.total absence if government
1.to seize to arrest
to bring before a court to face charges
1.to absorb into a population
anarchy
1.total absence if government
apprehend
1.to seize to arrest
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Wordly Wise Book 7 Lesson 15 - Definitions
complement
component
conjure
emphasize
1. n. Something that completes or makes perfect.... 2. The numbe…
n. Any of the more important parts of a whole.... adj.Contributi…
1. v. To call forth by magic, or as if by magic.... 2. (with up)…
v. To give special attention to; to stress.
complement
1. n. Something that completes or makes perfect.... 2. The numbe…
component
n. Any of the more important parts of a whole.... adj.Contributi…
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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 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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Wordly Wise Definitions
Impartial
Precise
Authority
Agent
A. Not having preconceived idea or favoritism... B. Unbiased, tr…
Exact or accurate or delimited
A. The power or right to make decisions... B. An expert whose vi…
A. A substance that exerts some force or effect ... B. A represe…
Impartial
A. Not having preconceived idea or favoritism... B. Unbiased, tr…
Precise
Exact or accurate or delimited
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