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17 terms
Wordly Wise 2a and2b
Abrasion
Clad
Corroborate
Cursory
A wearing away or rubbing away by friction.... A scraped or worn…
Clothed or covered.
To provide evidence to make more certain;to confirm.
Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail.
Abrasion
A wearing away or rubbing away by friction.... A scraped or worn…
Clad
Clothed or covered.
Wordly Wise Lesson 2B
affect
calculate
climate
column
to pretend to be or to have
to figure out by reasoning
the average weather conditions of an area
a tall, usually stone support that holds up something
affect
to pretend to be or to have
calculate
to figure out by reasoning
English Final Wordly Wise
Hierarchy
doleful
instigate
Undermine
a system in which things or people are ranked above one another
filled with sadness
to urge on, to stir up, provoke or incite
to injure or destroy by insidious activity or imperceptible s…
Hierarchy
a system in which things or people are ranked above one another
doleful
filled with sadness
English - Wordly Wise
brusque
emulate
corroborate
succumb
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
To try to equal; to imitate
To provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
To give up or give in to; to yield
brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
emulate
To try to equal; to imitate
15 terms
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
15 terms
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)
English Wordly Wise
Anarchy
Apprehend
Arraign
Assimilate
Total absence of government
To arrest
To bring before a court
To absorb
Anarchy
Total absence of government
Apprehend
To arrest
15 terms
English Wordly wise
asperity
bane
buffon
dolefull
Sharpness or harshness of manner
A person or thing that destroys or causes harm
Like 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
English Wordly Wise 4
autonomy
circumspect
composure
edifice (1)
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
English Wordly Wise 1
Asperity
Bane
Buffoon
Doleful
Sharpness or harshness of manner
A person or thing that causes harm
A person who often makes attempts to be funny
Mournful or full of sorrow
Asperity
Sharpness or harshness of manner
Bane
A person or thing that causes harm
english- wordly wise 1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
abrupt in manner of speech; gruff
short & to the point
to cause a lowering of self esteem; to lower in reputation or…
avid
having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
brusque
abrupt in manner of speech; gruff
English Wordly Wise-Donttrustblenders
audacious
confiscate
conscientious
depict
willing to take risks, daring or showing disrespect or a lack…
to seize, by force if necessary, to take possession of
thorough, careful or honest; principled
to give a picture of, to describe
audacious
willing to take risks, daring or showing disrespect or a lack…
confiscate
to seize, by force if necessary, to take possession of
english- wordly wise 2
abrasion
clad
corroborate
cursory
wearing away or rubbing by friction; a scraped or worn area;…
clothed or covered
to provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
done in a hurry and with little attention to detail
abrasion
wearing away or rubbing by friction; a scraped or worn area;…
clad
clothed or covered
English Wordly Wise 2
Astute
Authenticate
Authenticity
Authentic
Adj. Wise in a clever or practical way
V. To prove that something is genuine
N. The condition of being genuine
Adj. Genuine; true
Astute
Adj. Wise in a clever or practical way
Authenticate
V. To prove that something is genuine
15 terms
English wordly wise 1
apocryphal
arcane
convene
expedient
of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious
understood by only a few; mysterious
to summon or cause to assemble
useful for some purpose; convenient
apocryphal
of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious
arcane
understood by only a few; mysterious
15 terms
English wordly wise 2
accoutrements
aggrieved
choleric
comport
equipment or accesories
feeling or expressing a feeling of injustice, injury, or offe…
easily angered; quick tempered
to behave or conduct oneself
accoutrements
equipment or accesories
aggrieved
feeling or expressing a feeling of injustice, injury, or offe…
15 terms
English Wordly Wise 8
Skirmish
Expedition
Inept
Accompany
A minor fight or battle
A journey made for a special purpose
Clumsily or awkwardly expressed; not suitable for the occasion.
To go along with; to be together
Skirmish
A minor fight or battle
Expedition
A journey made for a special purpose
57 terms
English Wordly Wise Vocabulary
bewail
destitute
detract
emancipate
to express deep regret or sorrow over
without resources or possessions, especially the necessities…
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
without resources or possessions, especially the necessities…
45 terms
English II (Wordly Wise)
asperity
instigate
hierarchy
repertoire
1. Sharpness or harshness of manner... 2. Roughness of surface;…
To stir up or urge on; to provoke
A group or system in which positions of power are ranked, usu…
The list of pieces an actor, musician, etc., is ready to perf…
asperity
1. Sharpness or harshness of manner... 2. Roughness of surface;…
instigate
To stir up or urge on; to provoke
52 terms
Wordly Wise for English Exam
abscess
emit
abhor
emulate
localized collection of pus
to give off
To hate
To imitate or copy
abscess
localized collection of pus
emit
to give off
english wordly wise-midterms
adamant
ambivalent
repertoire
unremitting
not yielding;firm
having mixed, often opposing, feelings about something or som…
list of pieces an actor, musician, etc. is ready to perform;s…
not stopping or slowing down;constant
adamant
not yielding;firm
ambivalent
having mixed, often opposing, feelings about something or som…
72 terms
Wordly Wise (English Final)
Detract
Emancipate
Insuperable
Maxim
To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importanc…
To free from slavery, to liberate
Incapable of being overcome or defeated
A general truth or rule of conduct, a short saying
Detract
To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importanc…
Emancipate
To free from slavery, to liberate
15 terms
7A English Wordly Wise Lesson 3
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.
135 terms
English Midterm Wordly Wise
bewail
Destitute
Detract
Emancipate
to express deep regret or sorrow over
Extremely poor
To take away
To free
bewail
to express deep regret or sorrow over
Destitute
Extremely poor
25 terms
English Midterm Wordly Wise
devastate
epidemic
impartial
irrelevant
to ruin or destory completely
the rapid spreading of a disease to many people at one time
not favoring one side more than another, fair
having nothing to do with the subject
devastate
to ruin or destory completely
epidemic
the rapid spreading of a disease to many people at one time
20 terms
WordlyWise English 8 Lesson 13
ardent
assail
assail
asset
adj. Intensely eager; passionate.
v. 1. To attack violently or verbally.
v. 2. To trouble in the mind.
n. 1. Anything owned that is of value and can be sold or othe…
ardent
adj. Intensely eager; passionate.
assail
v. 1. To attack violently or verbally.
48 terms
English Exam: Wordly Wise
Abstain
Exaggerate
Passage
Unearthly
Refuse to vote for or against
Make to seem greater than it is
Place for people to pass
Weird
Abstain
Refuse to vote for or against
Exaggerate
Make to seem greater than it is
24 terms
Wordly Wise English Final
Domus
Dominus
Dormio, Dormire
Somnus
house
head of household, lord, master
to sleep
sleep
Domus
house
Dominus
head of household, lord, master
English wordly wise midterm
Devastate
Epidemic
Impartial
Irrelevant
To ruin or destroy completely
The rapid spreading of disease to many people at one time
Not favoring one side more than another; fair
Having nothing to do with the subject
Devastate
To ruin or destroy completely
Epidemic
The rapid spreading of disease to many people at one time
ENGLISH WORDLY WISE
Avid
Brusque
Concise
Demean
Having a strong desire for or eager
Abrupt in manner
Short and to the point
To lower in reputation or character
Avid
Having a strong desire for or eager
Brusque
Abrupt in manner
15 terms
english wordly wise words
boycott
violate
verdict
custody
to combine in abstaining from, or preventing dealings with, a…
to break, infringe, or transgress (a law, rule, agreement, pr…
a judgment; decision
control over; responsible for care.
boycott
to combine in abstaining from, or preventing dealings with, a…
violate
to break, infringe, or transgress (a law, rule, agreement, pr…
15 terms
English Wordly Wise #1
Avid
Brusque
Concise
Demean
1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.... 2. Eage…
Abrupt in manner or speech, gruff
Short and to the point
To cause a lowering of self-esteem, to lower in reputation or…
Avid
1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.... 2. Eage…
Brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech, gruff
English Wordly Wise #1
Asperity
Bane
Buffoon
Doleful
Harshness of tone or manner
The cause of great distress or annoyance
A ridiculous but I'm using person; a clown
Expressing sorrow; mournful
Asperity
Harshness of tone or manner
Bane
The cause of great distress or annoyance
5 terms
English wordly wise
Anonymous
Ecompass
Extricate
Pivot
A person not known by name
surround and have or hold within.
free (someone or something) from a constraint or difficulty.
To turn by placing your foot down and turning
Anonymous
A person not known by name
Ecompass
surround and have or hold within.
15 terms
English Wordly Wise 6
Addict
Aspire
Bias
Blatant
A person with a very strong desire for something that is habi…
To have a strong desire to get or do something; to seek
A preference that prevents one from being impartial; prejudice
Very obvious in an offensive or shameless way
Addict
A person with a very strong desire for something that is habi…
Aspire
To have a strong desire to get or do something; to seek
ENGLISH WORDLY WISE
Bewail
Destitute
Detract
Emancipate
To express deep regret or sorrow over
Without resources or possesions, especially the necessities o…
To take away, especially from the value, beuty, or importance…
To set free from slavery; to liberate
Bewail
To express deep regret or sorrow over
Destitute
Without resources or possesions, especially the necessities o…
15 terms
English - Wordly Wise 2
alacrity (n)
array (n)
deduce (v)
encumber (v)
promptness in responding
a large group of people or things
to draw a conclusion from given facts
to weigh down or burden
alacrity (n)
promptness in responding
array (n)
a large group of people or things
English Wordly Wise 3
Affront
Confer
Eerie
Extraordinary
insult
talk, grant
mysterious
remarkable, very unusual
Affront
insult
Confer
talk, grant
27 terms
English Wordly Wise 1
asperity
bane
baneful
baffon
n. 1. Sharpness or harshness of manner.... 2. Roughness of surfa…
n. A person or thing that destroys or cause harm
adj. causing ruin or destruction
n. a person who often makes attempts to be funny; a clown, a…
asperity
n. 1. Sharpness or harshness of manner.... 2. Roughness of surfa…
bane
n. A person or thing that destroys or cause harm
15 terms
English Wordly wise 1
Avid
Brusque
Concise
Demean
very eager
talking or behaving in a very direct, brief, and unfriendly way
using few words : not including extra or unnecessary informat…
to lower in character, status, or reputation
Avid
very eager
Brusque
talking or behaving in a very direct, brief, and unfriendly way
15 terms
English wordly wise #2
Arrogant
Boycott
Campaign
Ceremony
Showing to much pride
To refuse for a long period of time
Actions to accomplish a goal
Formal event for a special occasion
Arrogant
Showing to much pride
Boycott
To refuse for a long period of time
15 terms
ENGLISH - Wordly Wise 12
Allude
Authentic
Baton
Clarity
To refer to indirectly, to hint at
Genuine and true, not fake
Stick used to conduct an orchestra, or in relay race; twirling
Clearness
Allude
To refer to indirectly, to hint at
Authentic
Genuine and true, not fake
15 terms
English Vocab Wordly Wise
avid
brusque
concise
demean
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
Short and to the point
To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
avid
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
English - Wordly Wise
brusque
emulate
corroborate
succumb
Abrupt in manner or speech
To try to equal; to imitate
To provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
To give up or give in to; to yield
brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech
emulate
To try to equal; to imitate
15 terms
English wordly wise 17
accord
affirm
bequeath
citadel
n. a feeling of agreement or harmony; a formal agreement
v. to declare positively
v. 1 to pass on to others... 2. to leave to another in ones will…
n. a fortress on a hill; a stronghold
accord
n. a feeling of agreement or harmony; a formal agreement
affirm
v. to declare positively
English Wordly Wise
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 fool
Adj- mournful or full of sorrow: causing greif
Asperity
N- Sharpness or harshness of manner
Bane
N- a person or thing that destroys or causes harm
Wordly Wise English 3
ambi ... dextrous
an ... esthesia
anti ... oxidant
bi ... lingual
both ... hands
not, without ... feeling
against ... oxygen
two ... languages
ambi ... dextrous
both ... hands
an ... esthesia
not, without ... feeling
English wordly wise
Ascetic
Amalgam
Apothegm
Coalesce
Refraining from self-indulgence.... A person who practices self-…
An alloy of mercury and other metals.... A mixture of different…
A short, instructive saying.
To grow together; to unite to form a whole.
Ascetic
Refraining from self-indulgence.... A person who practices self-…
Amalgam
An alloy of mercury and other metals.... A mixture of different…
16 terms
ENGLISH - Wordly Wise 15
adulation
alms
ban
besiege
excessive praise; intense adoration
money for porr... money or goods given to the poor
not permit
to surround in order to attack
adulation
excessive praise; intense adoration
alms
money for porr... money or goods given to the poor
15 terms
English Wordly Wise #7
beseech
consternation
delectable
garland
to ask earnestly; to beg
amazement or fear that makes one feel confused
pleasing to the senses, especially to the sense of taste; del…
a wreath or chain of leaves and flowers.
beseech
to ask earnestly; to beg
consternation
amazement or fear that makes one feel confused
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