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47 terms
English Wordly Wise Review
Prohibitive
Implement
Muster
Constrain
Serving to restrain action or discourage use of
A tool or instrument... To carry out
A gathering, usually of military forces... To summon or call fo…
To confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity
Prohibitive
Serving to restrain action or discourage use of
Implement
A tool or instrument... To carry out
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English Wordly Wise Exam Review
Brusque
emulate
Corroborate
Succumb
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
To imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the model
To confirm; to back up with evidence
To give in, to die
Brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
emulate
To imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the model
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English Exam - Wordly Wise Review
Coma
Deft
Erroneous
Frustrated
deep, unnatural sleep
quick and skillful
incorrect
blocked; would-be
Coma
deep, unnatural sleep
Deft
quick and skillful
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Wordly Wise English Final Review
acquire
acquisition
agitate
agitate
v. To gain ownership of something; to get by one's own effort…
n. Something that is acquired.
v. To disturb or upset.
v. To stir up interest in and support for a cause.
acquire
v. To gain ownership of something; to get by one's own effort…
acquisition
n. Something that is acquired.
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English Wordly Wise final review
Acquire
Acquisition
Agitate
Agitate
V. To gain ownership of something;to get by ones efforts or a…
N. Something that is acquired
V. To move with an irregular fast violent motion
V. To stir up interest in and support for a cause
Acquire
V. To gain ownership of something;to get by ones efforts or a…
Acquisition
N. Something that is acquired
34 terms
English 6 final review Wordly Wise words
anticipate
complicate
knack
fanciful
to look forward to
to make difficult
a special talent
not based on rerson
anticipate
to look forward to
complicate
to make difficult
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English Final Review (Wordly Wise Words)
Accord... n.
Luminous... adj.
Ascertain... v.
Cajole... v.
n. A feeling of agreement or harmony; a formal agreement... Th…
1) Giving off light... Do you have a watch with a luminous fac…
To find out for certain... the detective was sent to ascertain…
To urge with gentle and repeated requests; to coax... Jillian…
Accord... n.
n. A feeling of agreement or harmony; a formal agreement... Th…
Luminous... adj.
1) Giving off light... Do you have a watch with a luminous fac…
255 terms
Wordly Wise Book 7 Review
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
To become weaker; to decrease
to admit the existence of... to express recognition for
a person who acts or does business for another... something that…
the right to give orders, make decisions, or take action... an e…
abate
To become weaker; to decrease
acknowledge
to admit the existence of... to express recognition for
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English 1 Final Exam Wordly Wise Review
antiquity
averse
complacent
facet
Ancient times
Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved
one side of something many-sided, especially of a cut gem
antiquity
Ancient times
averse
Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
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English Final Exam Review: Wordly Wise Vocab
amenity
complacent
fallacy
idyll
n.... 1.) A feature that contributes to physical discomfort.... 2…
adj.... 1.) So self-satisfied that one sees no need for change;…
n.... 1.) A false or mistaken idea.
n.... 1.) An episode or experience that is calm and carefree.
amenity
n.... 1.) A feature that contributes to physical discomfort.... 2…
complacent
adj.... 1.) So self-satisfied that one sees no need for change;…
255 terms
Wordly Wise Book 7 Review
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
To become weaker; to decrease
to admit the existence of... to express recognition for
a person who acts or does business for another... something that…
the right to give orders, make decisions, or take action... an e…
abate
To become weaker; to decrease
acknowledge
to admit the existence of... to express recognition for
51 terms
English 9 Mid-Term Wordly Wise Review
alacrity
alacrity
deduce
ubiquitous
promptness in responding
eagerness
to draw a conclusion from given facts
appearing to be present in large numbers or in many different…
alacrity
promptness in responding
alacrity
eagerness
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Wordly Wise Review
cajole
haggard
citadel
dignitary
To urge with gentle and repeated requests
Having a tired or worn out look
A fortress on a hill
A person who holds a high rank or position of honor
cajole
To urge with gentle and repeated requests
haggard
Having a tired or worn out look
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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
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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)
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English 6 final review Wordly Wise words
anticipate
complicate
knack
fanciful
to look forward to
to make difficult
a special talent
not based on reason
anticipate
to look forward to
complicate
to make difficult
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7A English Wordly Wise Lesson 4
acquire
antagonize
competent
comprise
To gain ownership of something; to get by one's own efforts o…
To make an enemy of; to stir up anger or dislike.
Having the ability to do what is needed.
To form; to make up.... To consist of or include.
acquire
To gain ownership of something; to get by one's own efforts o…
antagonize
To make an enemy of; to stir up anger or dislike.
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.
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English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson-midterm review
abyss
attributed
devout
distraught
The Hubble space telescope was built to prove the ___________…
The painting was ____________ to Mary Cassatt, America's fore…
I am a ___________believer in the healing power of the mind.
The children were ______________when their pet rabbit died.
abyss
The Hubble space telescope was built to prove the ___________…
attributed
The painting was ____________ to Mary Cassatt, America's fore…
60 terms
English Review For Finals with Wordly Wise
Aversion
Porous
Amenities
Fallacious
A strong dislike
(adj.) full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or wa…
Comforts and conveniences
False
Aversion
A strong dislike
Porous
(adj.) full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or wa…
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English Final Exam Wordly Wise Review
Coma
Deft
Erroneous
Frustrated
deep, unnatural sleep
quick and skillful
incorrect
blocked; would-be
Coma
deep, unnatural sleep
Deft
quick and skillful
29 terms
Wordly Wise Review
avid
brusque
concise
demean
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed. Eager; ent…
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. Eager; ent…
brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
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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
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English 7 Wordly Wise Lesson 3 Test Review
admonish/admonition
aghast
annihilate
benefactor
To warn.... To criticize gently.... A warning
Struck with horror; shocked
To destroy completely; to reduce to utter ruin
A person who provides help, especially by giving money
admonish/admonition
To warn.... To criticize gently.... A warning
aghast
Struck with horror; shocked
15 terms
7A EnglishWordly Wise Lesson 5
Adequate
Administer
Agitate
Capitulate
Enough; sufficient
To manage or direct
To disturb or upset
To surrender
Adequate
Enough; sufficient
Administer
To manage or direct
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English Final Review Wordly Wise Terms
calumny
domain
dorsal
epicure
a false accusation meant to hurt someones reputation
an area or territory over which control is exercised
on or near the back
one with discriminating
calumny
a false accusation meant to hurt someones reputation
domain
an area or territory over which control is exercised
25 terms
English Exam Review - Wordly Wise 3000
plumb
paraphernalia
magnanimous
encumber
measure depth of water; reach deepest part of; understand by…
personal belongings
generous, unselfish or forgiving
to weigh down or burden;; to impede the action of
plumb
measure depth of water; reach deepest part of; understand by…
paraphernalia
personal belongings
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Semester final English 9 Wordly wise review
Adage
Adroit
Allure
Amputate
...
...
...
...
Adage
...
Adroit
...
33 terms
Wordly Wise Exam Review English 1st Semester
brackish
cetacean
viviparous
dorsal
slightly salty, as is the mixture of river water and seawater…
a marine mammal of the order Cetacea ; a whale, dolphin, or p…
(of an animal) bringing forth live young that have developed…
of, on, or relating to the upper side or back of an animal, p…
brackish
slightly salty, as is the mixture of river water and seawater…
cetacean
a marine mammal of the order Cetacea ; a whale, dolphin, or p…
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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.
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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
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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 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
20 terms
Wordly Wise Review #1
ceremony
eclipse
splendid
diligent
a formal event held in honor of a special occasion
to overshadow
very impressive; magnificent
(adj) careful and hard-working
ceremony
a formal event held in honor of a special occasion
eclipse
to overshadow
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
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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…
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Wordly Wise review set
acolyte
bibulous
coalesce
covert
a person who assists in some religious services by carrying o…
Given to the consumption of alcoholic drinks... Highly absorbent
To grow together; to unite to form a whole.
Not openly acknowledged; secret
acolyte
a person who assists in some religious services by carrying o…
bibulous
Given to the consumption of alcoholic drinks... Highly absorbent
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Wordly Wise Vocab Review
abate
acknowledge
Agent
Authority
V.-to become weaker; to decrease... syn-decrease; ant-increase,…
V.-to admit the existence of... to express recognition or thanks…
n.- A person who acts or does business for another... Something…
n.- The right to give orders, make decisions, or take action.…
abate
V.-to become weaker; to decrease... syn-decrease; ant-increase,…
acknowledge
V.-to admit the existence of... to express recognition or thanks…
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
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
15 terms
English Wordly Wise 2
Adjudicate
Centennial
Countenance
Disgruntle
to hear and decide judicially; to judge
a 100th anniversary or its celebration
a person's face; the expression on a person's face
to make dissatisfied; to put in a bad mood
Adjudicate
to hear and decide judicially; to judge
Centennial
a 100th anniversary or its celebration
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English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 5 Review
antics
attire
attired
captivated
The _____________of the clown made the crowd roar with laught…
One often needs special ___________to be in a wedding party.
The designer ______________the models in shirts and trousers…
The cast's superby acting ________________the audience.
antics
The _____________of the clown made the crowd roar with laught…
attire
One often needs special ___________to be in a wedding party.
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…
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Wordly Wise Review Words
Grasp
Vessel
Attractive
Drift
To take hold of something tightly with the hands.
Anything hollow that can be used to hold liquids.
Pleasing to the eye or mind.
A pile of sand or snow created by moving air or water.
Grasp
To take hold of something tightly with the hands.
Vessel
Anything hollow that can be used to hold liquids.
15 terms
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
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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-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
18 terms
English Wordly wise 6
apparel
appreciate
continuous
dissolve
The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
To see the worth or quality of or to increase in value.
Going on without stopping.
To make or become liquid or 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 or to increase in value.
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
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Wordly Wise Review
alter
blend
boast
capable
to change
mix together
brag
able to do
alter
to change
blend
mix together
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