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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 / definitions / Chapter6
applaud... applauded... applause
crafty
disclose
drab
- The show approval, especially by clapping hands.... - The show…
- Skilled at tricking others.
- To make known.
- Dull and without color; not cheerful or colorful.
applaud... applauded... applause
- The show approval, especially by clapping hands.... - The show…
crafty
- Skilled at tricking others.
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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 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 Definitions and Sentences
Anarchy
Apprehend
Assimilate
Arraign
a state of government collapse
to restrain to be arrested
to dissolve into a lifestyle or group of people
to be tried by jury in court
Anarchy
a state of government collapse
Apprehend
to restrain to be arrested
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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 11 definitions
abbreviate
appropriate
exclude
fanciful
to shorten by leaving out certain parts
suitable or right for the purpose
to leave out; to keep from being a part of
not based on reason; unrealistic
abbreviate
to shorten by leaving out certain parts
appropriate
suitable or right for the purpose
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Wordly Wise Menu Definition
abject
advocate
atrocity
commemorate
Most miserable; wretched.
to speak in favor of
An act of great cruelty and wickedness
To serve as a memorial to; to remember in a solemn manner.
abject
Most miserable; wretched.
advocate
to speak in favor of
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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 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
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Wordly Wise Lesson 2 Definitions
encumber
alacrity
zenith
array
to weigh down or burden
promptness in responding; eagerness
the highest point; the peak
to place in order
encumber
to weigh down or burden
alacrity
promptness in responding; eagerness
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Wordly Wise Lesson 3--Definitions
admonish
aghast
annihilate
benefactor
v. 1. To warn.... 2. To criticize gently.
adj. Struck with horror; shocked.
v. To destroy completely; to reduce to utter ruin.
n. A person who provides help, especially by giving money.
admonish
v. 1. To warn.... 2. To criticize gently.
aghast
adj. Struck with horror; shocked.
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Wordly Wise - Lesson 6 Definitions
abolish
agony
catapult
character
(v) to bring to an end; to do away with
(n) great pain of mind or body; suffering
(n) a machine used in ancient wars that threw objects with gr…
(n) the qualities that make a person or place different or sp…
abolish
(v) to bring to an end; to do away with
agony
(n) great pain of mind or body; suffering
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Wordly Wise - Lesson 13 definitions
accommodate
aggressive
bask
conceal
(v) To have or to find room for... (v) To do a favor for
(adj) ready to attack or to start fights; acting in a hostile…
(v) to relax where it is pleasantly warm... (v) to enjoy a warm…
(v) to keep something or someone from being seen or known; to…
accommodate
(v) To have or to find room for... (v) To do a favor for
aggressive
(adj) ready to attack or to start fights; acting in a hostile…
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…
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wordly wise definition test
acquire
antidote
fetter
fluid
to get as one's own
substance that weakens the effect of poison a remedy anything…
a shackle or chain at the feet or for the feet anything that…
...
acquire
to get as one's own
antidote
substance that weakens the effect of poison a remedy anything…
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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 Lesson 2 (7th Grade Writing)
astute
authentic
delicacy
derogatory
wise in a clever or practical way
genuine; true
a choice item of food
expressing a low opinion ; intended to hurt the reputation of…
astute
wise in a clever or practical way
authentic
genuine; true
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Wordly Wise Lesson 5: Definitions
avalanche
blizzard
challenge
conquer
N: great mass of snow
N: heavy snowstorm with strong winds
V: to invite others; use of a lot of effect or skill; to ques…
V: to get the better of; to defeat
avalanche
N: great mass of snow
blizzard
N: heavy snowstorm with strong winds
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Wordly Wise Lesson 1 (7th Grade Writing)
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
to become weaker ; to decrease (ex: The speaker waited until…
to admit the existence of (ex: Something that is acknowledged…
a person who acts or does business for another (ex: An agent…
the right to give orders, make decisions, or take action (ex:…
abate
to become weaker ; to decrease (ex: The speaker waited until…
acknowledge
to admit the existence of (ex: Something that is acknowledged…
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Wordly Wise Final Definition
Aperture
Cache
Culminate
Fervor/Fervent
1.An opening or hole.
1. A hiding or storage place, especially for food or valuable…
1. To reach or bring to the highest point. ... 2. The result of…
1. Having or showing great warmth or deep feeling; intensity…
Aperture
1.An opening or hole.
Cache
1. A hiding or storage place, especially for food or valuable…
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Wordly Wise Lesson 4: Definitions
accurate
approximate
course
depart
ADJ... able to give correct reading or measurements; without mis…
ADJ... not exact
N... the path over which something moves
V... to leave; to go away from a place
accurate
ADJ... able to give correct reading or measurements; without mis…
approximate
ADJ... not exact
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Wordly Wise Lesson 15 - definitions
disaster
flee
fracture
immense
(n) Something that causes great damage or harm
(v) To runaway from danger or something frightening
(v) to crack or break, as in metal or bone... (n) a crack or break
(adj) great in size or extent... (adj) great in degree
disaster
(n) Something that causes great damage or harm
flee
(v) To runaway from danger or something frightening
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Wordly Wise 2.12 Definitions
arch
attention
award
collapse
A curved piece of wood, stone, or other material over an open…
Thinking, listening, and watching carefully
Something given for doing well
To fall down or cave in
arch
A curved piece of wood, stone, or other material over an open…
attention
Thinking, listening, and watching carefully
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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 2.9 Definitions
aboard
blast
blast
career
To get onto a ship, train, or airplane
A strong wind or movement of air
To blow something up
A job that you have for a long time
aboard
To get onto a ship, train, or airplane
blast
A strong wind or movement of air
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Wordly Wise Lesson 7: Definitions
colony
compensate
deposit
fascinate
N: group of people, animals, or plants living together; group…
V: to make up for; to pay for
V: to lay down; to put money into an account... N: something lai…
V: to attract
colony
N: group of people, animals, or plants living together; group…
compensate
V: to make up for; to pay for
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Wordly Wise Lesson 6 - Definitions
apparel
appreciate
appreciate
continuous
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
v. 1. To see the worth or quality of.
v. 2. To increase in value.
adj. Going on without stopping.
apparel
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
appreciate
v. 1. To see the worth or quality of.
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Wordly Wise Lesson 6 - Definitions
apparel
appreciate
appreciate
continuous
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
v. 1. To see the worth or quality of.
v. 2. To increase in value.
adj. Going on without stopping.
apparel
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
appreciate
v. 1. To see the worth or quality of.
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Wordly Wise Lesson 8: Definitions
assemble
banquet
cargo
cask
V: to bring together, to gather; to put or fit together
N: a large meal for many people; feast
N: the load carried by a plane or ship
N: a barrel-shaped container, especially for liquids
assemble
V: to bring together, to gather; to put or fit together
banquet
N: a large meal for many people; feast
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Wordly Wise 2.8 Definitions
aquarium
aquarium
cage
club
A glass tank used to keep water animals
A building where water animals are on display
A box with bars or wires to keep animals
A heavy stick that is used for hitting and swinging
aquarium
A glass tank used to keep water animals
aquarium
A building where water animals are on display
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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 2.7 Definitions
badge
banner
corner
design
A sign or mark to show that a person belongs to a certain group
A flag or sign with words or pictures
The place where two sides meet
A pattern of colors, lines, or shapes
badge
A sign or mark to show that a person belongs to a certain group
banner
A flag or sign with words or pictures
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Wordly Wise 2.10 Definitions
astronomy
besides
crater
degree
The study of planets, stars, and space
In addition to or also
A hole in the shape of a bowl
A unit for measuring how warm something is
astronomy
The study of planets, stars, and space
besides
In addition to or also
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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
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7th grade Wordly Wise 3 definitions
admonish
aghast
annililate
benefactor
to warn; criticize gently
struck with horror; shocked
to destroy completely
provides help; especially money
admonish
to warn; criticize gently
aghast
struck with horror; shocked
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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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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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6th grade Wordly Wise 5 definitions
antic
attire
captivate
deft
a playful funny act
1) clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes... 2) to dress…
to please greatly; to win over by special charm
quick and sure; skillful
antic
a playful funny act
attire
1) clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes... 2) to dress…
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7th grade Wordly Wise 2 definitions
astute
authentic
delicacy
derogatory
wise in a clever way
genuine; true
a choice item of food
comment intended to hurt a person
astute
wise in a clever way
authentic
genuine; true
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8th grade Wordly Wise 3 definitions
anonymous
anthology
conjecture
disposition
an unknown source or unrevealed name
a collection of writings, songs, stories, or poems
conclusion based on guesswork or insufficient evidence
a person's usual mood
anonymous
an unknown source or unrevealed name
anthology
a collection of writings, songs, stories, or poems
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8th grade Wordly Wise 2 definitions
abrasion
clad
corroborate
cursory
a scrape or worn area
clothed or covered
provide evidence to make certain; confirm
done in a hurry
abrasion
a scrape or worn area
clad
clothed or covered
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6th grade Wordly Wise 3 definitions
abundant
arid
distinct
graze
more than enough
very dry; little or no rainfall
not the same; different
to feed on growing grass
abundant
more than enough
arid
very dry; little or no rainfall
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8th grade Wordly Wise 4 Definitions
abhor
affable
amiss
despondent
to shrink from in disgust; to detest
pleasant; approachable; gracious
in a wrong or imperfect way
loss of hope or confidence; utterly discouraged
abhor
to shrink from in disgust; to detest
affable
pleasant; approachable; gracious
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Wordly Wise 2.11 Definitions
atlas
aware
boar
equator
A book of maps
Knowing or understanding something
An adult male pig
An imaginary line around the middle of Earth. This is the war…
atlas
A book of maps
aware
Knowing or understanding something
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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 Book 02 Lesson 01 Definitions
calf
claw
couple
cushion
(1) the back part of the leg between the knee and the ankle;…
(1) the sharp curved nail on the toe of a bird or animal; (2)…
(1) two things of the same kind; (2) two people who do things…
a pillow or a pad with a soft filling
calf
(1) the back part of the leg between the knee and the ankle;…
claw
(1) the sharp curved nail on the toe of a bird or animal; (2)…
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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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