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Wordly Wise Lesson 2: English 9
Alacrity
Array
Deduce
Encumber
Promptness in responding.
A large group of people or things.
To draw a conclusion from given facts.
To weigh down or burden.
Alacrity
Promptness in responding.
Array
A large group of people or things.
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Wordly Wise 8.9
abet
agile
allot
balmy
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in someth…
Able to move quickly and easily
(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portions
soothing, mild, pleasant
abet
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in someth…
agile
Able to move quickly and easily
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Wordly Wise lesson 9 English
Attitude
Confess
Defend
Gradual
A way of thinking or feeling about certain things.
To say or admit that one has done something wrong.
To keep from being attacked; to protect . To speak for; to ar…
Happening slowly, taking place little by little.
Attitude
A way of thinking or feeling about certain things.
Confess
To say or admit that one has done something wrong.
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English Wordly Wise 5-9
antic
attire
captivate
deft
a playful or funny act
clothes - usually fine and expensive clothes... to dress up or…
to please greatly... to win over by special charm
quick and sure... skillful at handling
antic
a playful or funny act
attire
clothes - usually fine and expensive clothes... to dress up or…
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Wordly Wise 9 Lesson 9
allure
antiquity
appraise
cleave
The power to attract or charm
The ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages... The qual…
To estimate the value of... To form a judgment of; to evaluate
To cling to or be faithful to... To split with force or a sharp…
allure
The power to attract or charm
antiquity
The ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages... The qual…
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Wordly Wise Lesson 9
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. tightly packed; crowded close together... thick; hard to s…
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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English 9 wordly wise words
facsimile
transmute
synthetic
amputate
(n.) an exact copy
(v.) to change from one nature, substance, or form to another
Artificial
To cut off a body part, especially by surgery
facsimile
(n.) an exact copy
transmute
(v.) to change from one nature, substance, or form to another
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English: Wordly Wise Lesson 9
Allure
Appraise
Antiquity
Cleave
Appeal or attract
Estimate, calculate
Ancient times or antique
Attach or split
Allure
Appeal or attract
Appraise
Estimate, calculate
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English Wordly Wise Lesson 9
Dumbfound
Ensue
Era
Flourish
To make speechless with amazement
To follow;to come as a result of or at a later time
A particular period in history
1. To thrive or prosper ... 2. To wave in the air ... 3. A sweeping…
Dumbfound
To make speechless with amazement
Ensue
To follow;to come as a result of or at a later time
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Wordly Wise English 9 Vocal
bewail
destitute
detract
emancipate
to express deep regret or sorrow over
without resources or possessions, poor
to take away from the value importance or beauty of
to set free from slavery
bewail
to express deep regret or sorrow over
destitute
without resources or possessions, poor
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English 8 Wordly Wise 9
Abet
Agile
Allot
Balmy
assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
Able to move quickly and easily
To assign or distribute in shares or portions
Mild and pleasant
Abet
assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
Agile
Able to move quickly and easily
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English Exam (Wordly Wise 9)
Adhere
Antecedent
Array
Articulate
To stick to; to stay attached
A thing or event that precedes another
A large group of people or things
To pronounce distinctly
Adhere
To stick to; to stay attached
Antecedent
A thing or event that precedes another
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Wordly Wise 9 Lesson 4
adage
camaraderie
contend
extraneous
An old saying that has come to be accepted as true; a proverb
Good will and warm feelings among friends
To struggle with... To maintain or assert
Not necessary; irrelevant
adage
An old saying that has come to be accepted as true; a proverb
camaraderie
Good will and warm feelings among friends
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English: Wordly Wise Lesson 9
abet
agile
agility
allot
1.To encourage or assist in some activity, especially a quest…
1. Able to move quickly and easily; nimble... 2. Able to think q…
1. Quickness of mind or body
1. To assign or distribute as a position or share
abet
1.To encourage or assist in some activity, especially a quest…
agile
1. Able to move quickly and easily; nimble... 2. Able to think q…
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wordly wise- lesson 9- english
allure
antiquity
appraise
cleave
the power to attract or charm
the ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages ... the qu…
to estimate the value of ... to form a judgement of; to evalute
to cling to or be faithful to
allure
the power to attract or charm
antiquity
the ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages ... the qu…
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Wordly Wise 9 Lesson 6
apropos
ascendancy
assess
aver
Fitting the occasion; suitable or apt.
Controlling influence; domination
To analyze and determine the nature, value, or importance of
To declare positively; to state as the truth
apropos
Fitting the occasion; suitable or apt.
ascendancy
Controlling influence; domination
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Wordly Wise 9 Lesson 2
alacrity
array
deduce
encumber
Promptness in responding... Eagerness
A large group of people or things... An orderly arrangement or d…
To draw a conclusion from given facts
To weigh down or burden... To impede the action
alacrity
Promptness in responding... Eagerness
array
A large group of people or things... An orderly arrangement or d…
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Wordly Wise - Lesson 9
Abet
Agile
Allot
Balmy
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in someth…
able to move quickly and easily
(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portions
soothing, mild, pleasant
Abet
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in someth…
Agile
able to move quickly and easily
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Wordly Wise 9 - Lesson 10
amputate
aptitude
beneficiary
boon
To cut off a body part, especially by surgery
A natural talent
One who benefits or gains an advantage from something
A welcome gift or blessing
amputate
To cut off a body part, especially by surgery
aptitude
A natural talent
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wordly wise- lesson 9- english
amputate
aptitude
beneficiary
boon
to cut off a body part, especially by surgery
a natural talent (divergent)
one who benefits or gains an advantage from something.
a welcoming gift or blessing
amputate
to cut off a body part, especially by surgery
aptitude
a natural talent (divergent)
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Wordly Wise 9 - Lesson 20
bogus
demise
devise
enshrine
Counterfeit or fake
The end of existence or activity; death
To form or arrange in the mind
To cherish as precious or sacred
bogus
Counterfeit or fake
demise
The end of existence or activity; death
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Wordly Wise 9 Lesson 8
adroit
affront
avocation
crusade
Clever at dealing with difficult situations; adept; skillful
To insult or offend deliberately... A deliberate insult or offen…
An activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby
A prolonged, impassioned struggle for what is believed to be…
adroit
Clever at dealing with difficult situations; adept; skillful
affront
To insult or offend deliberately... A deliberate insult or offen…
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Wordly Wise List 9
Accumulate
Aggravate
Conserve
Contaminate
v. To increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect, or g…
v. 1. To make worse... 2. To anger or annoy
v. To save by using carefully
v. To harm by contact with something undesirable
Accumulate
v. To increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect, or g…
Aggravate
v. 1. To make worse... 2. To anger or annoy
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Wordly Wise 9 (lesson 5)
callow
contemporary
cynical
despot
adj. Immature; young and inexperienced
n. A person living in the same period as another
adj. Skeptical; doubtful of the sincerity of other's motives
n. A ruler with absolute power/control over a group of people
callow
adj. Immature; young and inexperienced
contemporary
n. A person living in the same period as another
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Wordly Wise 9 Lesson 7
amorous
belittle
censure
deem
Expressing love or the state of being in love
To present or speak of as unimportant or of little value
To blame or find fault with... A severe criticism or harsh judgm…
To consider; to believe
amorous
Expressing love or the state of being in love
belittle
To present or speak of as unimportant or of little value
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Wordly Wise 9
accumulate
aggravate
conserve
contaminate
to increase in number; pile up, collect, or gather
to make worse. To anger or annoy
to save by using carefully
to harm by contact with something undesirable
accumulate
to increase in number; pile up, collect, or gather
aggravate
to make worse. To anger or annoy
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ENGLISH 9 VOCABULARY - Wordly Wise - Lesson 9
allure
antiquity
appraise
cleave
n. the power to attract or charm.
n. the ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages. The…
v. to estimate the value of. To form a judgement of; to evalu…
v. to cling to or be faithful to. To split with force or a sh…
allure
n. the power to attract or charm.
antiquity
n. the ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages. The…
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Wordly Wise Lesson 9
advantage
astonish
confirm
distant
n. something that is helpful;+ v. to make use of; to benefit…
v. to surprise or amaze; + n. great surprise or amazement
v. to show or prove to be true; to approve or give one's agre…
adj. very away in time; very far away; not near or close by;+…
advantage
n. something that is helpful;+ v. to make use of; to benefit…
astonish
v. to surprise or amaze; + n. great surprise or amazement
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Wordly Wise 9 - Lesson 15
accentuate
afficiando
antecedent
centrifugal
To emphasize to stress
An enthusiastic follower; a supporter or fan
A thing or event that proceeds another... Going before; preceding
Moving or tending away from the center
accentuate
To emphasize to stress
afficiando
An enthusiastic follower; a supporter or fan
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Wordly Wise 9 Lesson 3
allude
consecrate
disseminate
dote
To refer in an indirect way (used with to)
To set apart as holy... To dedicate to a cause; to devote
To scatter or spread widely
To show excessive fondness for (used with on or upon)
allude
To refer in an indirect way (used with to)
consecrate
To set apart as holy... To dedicate to a cause; to devote
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Wordly Wise 9 - Lesson 12
adversity
cardinal
credible
empathize
Misfortune; hardship
Most important; chief
Believable; reliable
To show or feel understanding of another's feelings or problems
adversity
Misfortune; hardship
cardinal
Most important; chief
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Wordly Wise 9.1
to bewail
destitute
to detract
to emancipate
v. To express deep regret or sorrow over
adj. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessi…
v. To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or import…
v. To set free from slavery; to liberate
to bewail
v. To express deep regret or sorrow over
destitute
adj. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessi…
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Wordly Wise 9 Lesson 1
bewail
destitute
detract
emancipate
To express deep regret or sorrow over
Without resources or possessions, especially in the necessiti…
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 in the necessiti…
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Wordly Wise 9 - Lesson 16
belated
caliber
chagrin
contravene
Done too late; having been delayed beyond the usual time
Degree of importance or excellence... The diameter of a bullet o…
A feeling of embarrassment or annoyance caused by having fail…
To act against or be counter to
belated
Done too late; having been delayed beyond the usual time
caliber
Degree of importance or excellence... The diameter of a bullet o…
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Wordly Wise 7.9
dumbfound
ensue
era
flourish
to make speechless with amazement
(v.) to follow in order, come immediately after and as a result
a particular period in history
To thrive, or prosper
dumbfound
to make speechless with amazement
ensue
(v.) to follow in order, come immediately after and as a result
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Wordly Wise 9 - Lesson 19
apex
collusion
incinerate
indict
The highest point of something
A secret agreement between parties for a criminal or deceitfu…
To burn to ashes
To charge with a crime
apex
The highest point of something
collusion
A secret agreement between parties for a criminal or deceitfu…
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Wordly Wise 9.9
allure
antiquity
appraise
cleave
n. The power to attract or charm... -The cute bunny had quite an…
n. 1. The ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages.…
v. 1. To estimate the value of.... 2. To form a judgment of; to…
v. 1. To cling to or be faithful to.... 2. To split with force…
allure
n. The power to attract or charm... -The cute bunny had quite an…
antiquity
n. 1. The ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages.…
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Wordly Wise 9 - Lesson 18
adhere
aplomb
brandish
broach
To stick to; stay attached... To follow closely or faithfully
Complete self-confidence and poise
To shake or wave in a threatening way
To bring up for discussion; to begin to talk about
adhere
To stick to; stay attached... To follow closely or faithfully
aplomb
Complete self-confidence and poise
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Wordly Wise 9 - Lesson 17
blight
cite
clemency
eccentric
Any disease that damages plants... Something that harms or destr…
To mention or quote as an example of authority... To mention for…
Marcy shown in punishing or judging someone
Departing from accepted or normal behavior; odd... One who behav…
blight
Any disease that damages plants... Something that harms or destr…
cite
To mention or quote as an example of authority... To mention for…
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Wordly Wise 9 Lesson 5
callow
contemporary
cynical
despot
Young and inexperienced; immature
A person living during the same period as another... Existing or…
Doubtful of the sincerity of others' motives; skeptical
A ruler with absolute power or tyrannical control over a grou…
callow
Young and inexperienced; immature
contemporary
A person living during the same period as another... Existing or…
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Wordly Wise 9 - Lesson 11
amenity
averse
complacent
decompose
A feature that contributes to physical comfort
Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
So self-satisfied that one sees no need for change; unconcerned
To decay or break down into basic elements
amenity
A feature that contributes to physical comfort
averse
Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
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Wordly Wise 9 - Lesson 14
amass
articulate
decimate
dexterous
To gather or collect for one's use or profit; to accumulate
To pronounce distinctly... To express one's thoughts, feelings,…
To kill or destroy a large portion of a group
Skillful in the use of hands or mind
amass
To gather or collect for one's use or profit; to accumulate
articulate
To pronounce distinctly... To express one's thoughts, feelings,…
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Wordly Wise 9 - Lesson 13
blandishment
deprecate
discomfit
meteoric
That which is intended to coax or persuade, such as flattery;…
To criticize or express disapproval of... To represent as of lit…
To make uneasy by confusing or embarrassing a person
Coming into existence swiftly, suddenly, brightly, like a met…
blandishment
That which is intended to coax or persuade, such as flattery;…
deprecate
To criticize or express disapproval of... To represent as of lit…
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Wordly Wise Lesson 9
dumbfound
ensure
era
flourish
to make speechless with amazement
to follow; to come as a result of or at a later time
a particular time period in history
to thrive or prosper, to wave in the air,
dumbfound
to make speechless with amazement
ensure
to follow; to come as a result of or at a later time
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Wordly Wise List #9
astonish
dainty
demonstrate
devote
to surprise or amaze: I was astonished by the beauty of the c…
small and fine in quality or appearance: The China doll had t…
to show by doing OR to explain showing examples OR to make a…
to give ones; complete attention to a purpose or person: The…
astonish
to surprise or amaze: I was astonished by the beauty of the c…
dainty
small and fine in quality or appearance: The China doll had t…
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Wordly Wise Ln 9
absurd
accomplish
ascend
dense
So unreasonable as to be laughable; foolish or silly.
To do something by making an effort; to complete successfully.
to rise, usually in a steady way.
Tightly packed; crowded close together. Thick; hard to see th…
absurd
So unreasonable as to be laughable; foolish or silly.
accomplish
To do something by making an effort; to complete successfully.
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Wordly Wise 8-9
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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6th Grade Wordly Wise #9
accumulate
aggravate/aggravation
conserve/conservation
contaminate/contamination
v. To increase in number or amount; to pileup, collect, or ga…
v. 1. To make worse. 2. To anger or annoy.... n. 1. Annoyance; e…
v. To save by using carefully. ... n. The saving or protection o…
v. To harm by contact with something undesirable.... n. The act…
accumulate
v. To increase in number or amount; to pileup, collect, or ga…
aggravate/aggravation
v. 1. To make worse. 2. To anger or annoy.... n. 1. Annoyance; e…
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Wordly Wise, List #9
astonish
dainty
demonstrate
devote
To surprise or amaze
Small and fine in quality or how something looks.
1. To show by doing.... 2. To make a public showing by of suppor…
To give complete attention to a purpose or person
astonish
To surprise or amaze
dainty
Small and fine in quality or how something looks.
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