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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 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 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 cumulative part 2: writing sentences.
evict
impartial
irrelevant
astute
To force out of property by taking legal action
Not favoring one side more than another;fair.
Having nothing to do with the subject.
Wise ina clever or practical way.
evict
To force out of property by taking legal action
impartial
Not favoring one side more than another;fair.
Wordly Wise Lesson 3 - Definitions
Admonish
Aghast
Annihilate
Benefactor
(Verb) to warn of a fault, lightly scold
(adj) Struck with terror and amazement, shocked
(Verb) To Destroy absolutely
(Noun) A doer of kindly and charitable acts
Admonish
(Verb) to warn of a fault, lightly scold
Aghast
(adj) Struck with terror and amazement, shocked
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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
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 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…
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 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
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 9 Definitions
Abet
Agile
Agile
Agility
V. To encourage or assist in some activity, especially a ques…
Adj. able to move quickly and easily; nimble.
Adj. able to think quickly.
N. Quickness of mind or body.
Abet
V. To encourage or assist in some activity, especially a ques…
Agile
Adj. able to move quickly and easily; nimble.
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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…
15 terms
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
15 terms
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 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 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
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 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
34 terms
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 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 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
15 terms
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 Chapter 7 Definitions
act
act
act
act
Something that is done.
A show that is put on.
One of the main parts of a play.
To do something.
act
Something that is done.
act
A show that is put on.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 5 - Definitions
antic
attire
captivate
deft
n. A playful or funny act
n. Clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes... v. To dress…
v. To please greatly; to win over by special charm
adj. Quick and sure; skillful at handling
antic
n. A playful or funny act
attire
n. Clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes... v. To dress…
15 terms
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…
15 terms
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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Part 3- Definitions - Wordly Wise Final
Haggard
Contagious
Stagnate
Connoisseur
adj. Having a tired look; worn out.
adj. Able to be passed easily from one person to another.
v. To fail to develop, change, or move.... Stagnant- adj. Not m…
n. A person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine…
Haggard
adj. Having a tired look; worn out.
Contagious
adj. Able to be passed easily from one person to another.
15 terms
Wordly Wise List 10 definitions
Anticipate
Bankrupt
Brief
Brisk
To look forward to; expect
Left without any worth or value
Short; not long-lasting
Quick, active
Anticipate
To look forward to; expect
Bankrupt
Left without any worth or value
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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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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 Book 7 Lesson 13 - Definitions
arduous
canny
climax
endorse
adj. Requiring much effort; very difficult.
adj. Shrewd and careful; watchful of one's ownership.
n. The highest point; the greatest moment or event.
v. To approve of; to support.
arduous
adj. Requiring much effort; very difficult.
canny
adj. Shrewd and careful; watchful of one's ownership.
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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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Part 2- Definitions- Wordly Wise Final
Sporadic
Patriarch
Memento
Philanthropy
adj. Happening occasionally; not regularly.
n. The male founder or ruler, such as of a family or tribe.
n. Something kept as a reminder of a past event; a souvenir.
n. An attempt to improve the well-being of those in need by d…
Sporadic
adj. Happening occasionally; not regularly.
Patriarch
n. The male founder or ruler, such as of a family or tribe.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 7 Lesson 18 - Definitions
acclaim
bigot
covet
deceased
To praise strongly or applaud loudly.
One who is not tolerant of those people who are different in…
Greatly prized; highly desired.
Dead
acclaim
To praise strongly or applaud loudly.
bigot
One who is not tolerant of those people who are different in…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 7 Lesson 17 - Definitions
appoint
assent
concur
consult
1.To choose for an office or position.... 2. To set or decide up…
1. To give one's consent ;to agree
1. To be in agreement
1. To seek information or advice
appoint
1.To choose for an office or position.... 2. To set or decide up…
assent
1. To give one's consent ;to agree
25 terms
Writing Wordly Wise Exam, Spring 2015
anticipate
apparel
attain
attire
to look forward to; to expect... to be aware of and to provide f…
the things that are worn by a person; clothing
to reach; to arrive at... to achieve
clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes... to dress up or…
anticipate
to look forward to; to expect... to be aware of and to provide f…
apparel
the things that are worn by a person; clothing
15 terms
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
15 terms
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
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 7 Lesson 14 - Definitions
Allege
Conclusive
Counterpart
Dismal
v. To state as a fact but without offering proof.
adj. Putting an end to doubt; convincing.
n. A person or a thing that is similar to another.
adj. Dark or extremely gloomy
Allege
v. To state as a fact but without offering proof.
Conclusive
adj. Putting an end to doubt; convincing.
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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 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
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 Book 7 Lesson 14 - Definitions
Allege
alleged
Conclusive
Counterpart
v. To state as a fact but without offering proof.
claimed to be true
adj. Putting an end to doubt; convincing.
n. A person or a thing that is similar to another.
Allege
v. To state as a fact but without offering proof.
alleged
claimed to be true
28 terms
wordly wise book 4 lesson 2 - definitions
affect
affect
calculate
calculate
(v) to bring about a change in
(v) to pretend to be or to have
(v) to find the answer by using arithmetic
(v) to figure out by reasoning
affect
(v) to bring about a change in
affect
(v) to pretend to be or to have
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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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