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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 8 - Lesson 7
claustrophobia
colleague
condescend
contingent
noun - an abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
noun - An associate or coworker of similar status.
verb - To lower oneself to a position one considers inferior…
adj - Conditional; depending on something else... OR... adj - Likel…
claustrophobia
noun - an abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
colleague
noun - An associate or coworker of similar status.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 16
bounty
camouflage
ebb
forage
1. A payment made as a reward, especially one made by the aut…
1. The hiding of something as a result to its appearance.... 2.…
1. To recede, fall back, or pull away from.... 2. To fall to a l…
1. To search for food or supplies.... 2. Food such as hay or gra…
bounty
1. A payment made as a reward, especially one made by the aut…
camouflage
1. The hiding of something as a result to its appearance.... 2.…
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 8 - Lesson 11
augment
benign
connoisseur
discern
To increase in size, amount, or degree
Kind; gracious; gentle OR Favorable; not threatening
A person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine art…
To detect with the eyes OR to understand or comprehend OR to…
augment
To increase in size, amount, or degree
benign
Kind; gracious; gentle OR Favorable; not threatening
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 8 - Lesson 8
adept
audible
azure
banter
Highly skilled; expert
Capable of being heard
The blue color of a cloudless sky
To exchange playful, teasing remarks... OR... Light, playful conver…
adept
Highly skilled; expert
audible
Capable of being heard
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 2
astute
authentic
delicacy
derogatory
Wise in a clever or practical way.
Genuine; true.
1. A choice item of food.... 2. Great consideration for the feel…
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 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 5
adequate
administer
agitate
capitulate
enough; sufficient
to mange or direct
to disturb or upset
to give in; surrender
adequate
enough; sufficient
administer
to mange or direct
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 8
acrid
casualty
congested
cope
sharp taste or smell
someone killed or injured in a war or accident
overcrowded; filled with fluid
manage problems successfully
acrid
sharp taste or smell
casualty
someone killed or injured in a war or accident
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 3
admonish
aghast
annihilate
benefactor
To warn.... To criticize gently.
Struck with horror; shocked.
To destroy completely; to reduce to utter ruin.
A person who provides help, especially by giving money.
admonish
To warn.... To criticize gently.
aghast
Struck with horror; shocked.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 14
Allege
Conclusive
Counterpart
Dismal
To state as a fact but without offering proof.
Putting an end to doubt; convincing.
A person or a thing that is similar to another.
Dark or extremely gloomy
Allege
To state as a fact but without offering proof.
Conclusive
Putting an end to doubt; convincing.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 1
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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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - 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.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 3 - Lesson 13
calendar
carnival
experience
govern
a list or register of events (appointments or social events o…
a festival marked by merrymaking and processions.
the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from dire…
To be in charge of; to control or rule.
calendar
a list or register of events (appointments or social events o…
carnival
a festival marked by merrymaking and processions.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 12
ability
amiable
bliss
caress
n. power or knowledge; skill
adj. friendly; good-natured and pleasant
n. complete joy or happiness... blissful adj. very happy; joyful
v. to touch in a tender or loving way... n. a tender or loving t…
ability
n. power or knowledge; skill
amiable
adj. friendly; good-natured and pleasant
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - 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 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 3 - Lesson 10
Cable
Cable
Cathedral
Convey
A thick steel rope made of strands of wire twisted together.
A bundle of wires covered by rubber or plastic along which an…
A large and important church.
To carry or move from one place to another.
Cable
A thick steel rope made of strands of wire twisted together.
Cable
A bundle of wires covered by rubber or plastic along which an…
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 14
afford
boast
chord
exceptional
to be able to pay for. to be able to do. to give to provide.
to talk with too much pride in oneself or in what owns or has…
Three or more notes of music played together.
Unusually good.
afford
to be able to pay for. to be able to do. to give to provide.
boast
to talk with too much pride in oneself or in what owns or has…
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 3 - Lesson 14
Bold
Cunning
Cunning
Deed
Showing little or no fear; ready to take risks.
Clever at tricking others; sly.
Cleverness at tricking or fooling others.
Something done; an act.
Bold
Showing little or no fear; ready to take risks.
Cunning
Clever at tricking others; sly.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 20
arrest
capable
congratulate
despise
To stop the movement or progress of.
Able to do things well; skilled.
To express pleasure for a person's success or good fortune.
To scorn and dislike strongly; to consider unworthy of respect.
arrest
To stop the movement or progress of.
capable
Able to do things well; skilled.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 16
apt
blossom
bough
content,contentment
1.adj.suited to,fitting 2.likely or almost certain
1.n.a flower 2.v. to come into bloom 3.to develop
1.n.a large branch or limb of a tree
1.adj.happy with what one has,satisfied 2.a state of being sa…
apt
1.adj.suited to,fitting 2.likely or almost certain
blossom
1.n.a flower 2.v. to come into bloom 3.to develop
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 12
Abduct
Abduction
Abode
Abyss
To carry away by force; to kidnap
The act or instance of abducting
The place where one lives; home
A deep opening in the earth; anything too deep to measure
Abduct
To carry away by force; to kidnap
Abduction
The act or instance of abducting
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 17
address
approve,approval
conclude,conclusion
deprive
1.v.to direct one's words to 2.to apply oneself to 3.n.a writ…
1.v.to think well of,to agree to 2.thinking well of,agreeing to
1.v.to bring or come to an end 2.to form an opinion 3.n.the e…
1.v.to keep from having,to take away from
address
1.v.to direct one's words to 2.to apply oneself to 3.n.a writ…
approve,approval
1.v.to think well of,to agree to 2.thinking well of,agreeing to
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 5
persuade
phase
quaint
recall
v. To win someone over by arguing or asking.
n. A stage in a series of changes.
adj. .odd or unusual in a pleasing or old-fashioned way.
v. To remember. To call or take back.
persuade
v. To win someone over by arguing or asking.
phase
n. A stage in a series of changes.
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
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 3 - Lesson 9
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.
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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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 2 - Lesson 2
accident
acrobat
alarm
bounce
Anything that happens in an unplanned way that might cause an…
A person who does tricks that take great strength and good co…
A signal, such as bell or buzzer, that warns people or tells…
The spring back after hitting something.
accident
Anything that happens in an unplanned way that might cause an…
acrobat
A person who does tricks that take great strength and good co…
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 13
appall
dejected
depend
dreary
v. to cause horror, shock or dismay... appalling adj. causing s…
adj. discouraged; low in spirits
v. 1. to rely on for support... 2. to be based on... dependable ad…
adj. sad and gloomy
appall
v. to cause horror, shock or dismay... appalling adj. causing s…
dejected
adj. discouraged; low in spirits
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 2 - Lesson 11
atlas
aware
boar
equator
A book of maps
Knowing about something
An adult male pig
An imaginary line around the middle of the earth
atlas
A book of maps
aware
Knowing about something
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 2 - Lesson 7
badge
banner
corner
Design
A sign or mark to show that a person belongs to a certain gro…
A flag or other piece of cloth with words or signs on it.
The place where two walls or two sides of something meet.
A pattern or arrangement of lines, shapes, or colors.
badge
A sign or mark to show that a person belongs to a certain gro…
banner
A flag or other piece of cloth with words or signs on it.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 1
benefit
complete
develop
dismay
(v.) to help or be helpful;to be useful to. (n.) something th…
(adj.) having no missing parts; whole; finished. (v.) to fini…
(v.) to go through a process of growth; to bring or come into…
(v.) to cause feelings of fear, worry, or surprise. (n.) a su…
benefit
(v.) to help or be helpful;to be useful to. (n.) something th…
complete
(adj.) having no missing parts; whole; finished. (v.) to fini…
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 19
adverse
aloof
alternative
canine
Working against; serving to oppose.
Remote or distant, usually by choice; showing no interest.
Allowing a choice between two or more things.
Of, or relating to, dogs or related animals.
adverse
Working against; serving to oppose.
aloof
Remote or distant, usually by choice; showing no interest.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 8 - Lesson 2
abrasion
abrasive
clad
corroborate
Noun. A wearing away or rubbing away by friction. ... A scraped…
Adjective. Causing wear by rubbing.... Hash or rough in a manner…
Adjective. Clothed or covered.
Verb. To provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm.
abrasion
Noun. A wearing away or rubbing away by friction. ... A scraped…
abrasive
Adjective. Causing wear by rubbing.... Hash or rough in a manner…
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 8 - Lesson 5
audacious
audacity
confiscate
conscientious
adj.1. Willing to take risks; daring.... 2. Showing disrespect o…
n. Willingness to take risks by showing excessive boldness.
v. To seize, by force if necessary; to take possession of.
adj. 1.Thorough; careful.... 2. Honest; principled.
audacious
adj.1. Willing to take risks; daring.... 2. Showing disrespect o…
audacity
n. Willingness to take risks by showing excessive boldness.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 2- Lesson 8
aquarium
cage
club
faucet
1. (n.) - a glass tank filled wwith water.... 2. (n.) - a buildi…
(n.) - a kind of box with bars or wire netting.
1. (n.) - a heavy stick that is used for hitting and swinging…
(n.) - a handle fitted to a pip used to control the flow of w…
aquarium
1. (n.) - a glass tank filled wwith water.... 2. (n.) - a buildi…
cage
(n.) - a kind of box with bars or wire netting.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 10
Aquatic
Assert
Assertion
Assertive
Growing or living in or on water; Done in or upon water
To say firmly; to declare
A firm statement or declaration
Self-assured; bold and confident
Aquatic
Growing or living in or on water; Done in or upon water
Assert
To say firmly; to declare
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 4
active
astound
attend
cherish
adj. Taking part; working. lively; quick; busy. Moving a lot;…
to surprise; to amaze
To go to or be present at; to pay attention to
to feel or show great love for; to value highly; to take spec…
active
adj. Taking part; working. lively; quick; busy. Moving a lot;…
astound
to surprise; to amaze
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 7
beseech
consternation
delectable
garland
to ask earnestly or beg
amazement or fear that makes one feel confused
pleasing to the senses, especially taste
a wreath or chain or leaves or flowers
beseech
to ask earnestly or beg
consternation
amazement or fear that makes one feel confused
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 3
approach
burrow
cease
destructive
1.)To go closer to.... 2.)A coming closer.... 3.)A road or way that…
1.)To dig a hole or tunnel into or under something.... 2.)To dig…
To stop; to come or bring to an end.
Causing harm or damage.
approach
1.)To go closer to.... 2.)A coming closer.... 3.)A road or way that…
burrow
1.)To dig a hole or tunnel into or under something.... 2.)To dig…
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 10
ail
banish
communicate
console
v. to cause sickness, pain, or trouble; n. ailment- an illnes…
v. to force someone out of the country; to get rid of complet…
v. to make known; to give or exchange information; n. communi…
v. to make less sad; to comfort; n. consolation - comfort
ail
v. to cause sickness, pain, or trouble; n. ailment- an illnes…
banish
v. to force someone out of the country; to get rid of complet…
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 9
dumbfound
ensue
era
flourish
to make speechless with amazment
to follow; to came as a result of or at a later time
a particular period in history
to thrive or prosper; to wave in the air; a sweeping motion;…
dumbfound
to make speechless with amazment
ensue
to follow; to came as a result of or at a later time
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 8 - Lesson 6
anarchy
apprehend
arraign
assimilate
Noun. 1. Total absence of government.... 2. Lack of order; total…
Verb. 1. To seize; to arrest.... 2. To grasp the meaning of; to…
Verb. To bring be fore a court to face the charges.
Verb. 1. To absorb into a population. ... 2. To take in part and…
anarchy
Noun. 1. Total absence of government.... 2. Lack of order; total…
apprehend
Verb. 1. To seize; to arrest.... 2. To grasp the meaning of; to…
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 8 - Lesson 1
avid
brusque
brusqueness
concise
adj. 1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.... 2…
adj. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
n. The quality or state of being brusque.
adj. Short and to the point.
avid
adj. 1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.... 2…
brusque
adj. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 20
apathy
badger
compel
delude
A lack of interest or concern.
To keep bothering., A strongly built, burrowing mammal common…
To force or require to do something.
To mislead; to deceive.
apathy
A lack of interest or concern.
badger
To keep bothering., A strongly built, burrowing mammal common…
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 11
annual
artificial
blend
bore
adj. happening every year... n. 1. a plant that lives for one ye…
adj. made by human beings and not by nature.
v. 1. to come or mix together into one... 2. to go together... n. a…
v. 1. to make a round hole by drilling... 2. to tire by being du…
annual
adj. happening every year... n. 1. a plant that lives for one ye…
artificial
adj. made by human beings and not by nature.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 7 - Lesson 6
addict
aspire
bias
blatant
a person with a very strong desire for something... a person who…
to have a strong desire to get or do something; to seek
a prefrence over one side; prejudged
very odvious in a shameless way
addict
a person with a very strong desire for something... a person who…
aspire
to have a strong desire to get or do something; to seek
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 7
alter
confuse
distribute
eject
v. to change in some way; to make different; Homophone: (n.)…
V. to make or become unclear or mixed up in the mind; to mist…
v. to give out; to divide among several or many
v. to force or throw out
alter
v. to change in some way; to make different; Homophone: (n.)…
confuse
V. to make or become unclear or mixed up in the mind; to mist…
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 6
applaud
crafty
disclose
drab
v. To show approval, especially by clapping hands
adj. Skilled at tricking others
v. To make known
adj. Dull and without color; not cheerful or colorful
applaud
v. To show approval, especially by clapping hands
crafty
adj. Skilled at tricking others
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 3 - Lesson 11
diagram
frustrate
graduate
prank
a plan or drawing that shows how something works or how diffe…
to keep from carrying out a plan or reaching a goal
a person who has finished a course of study
a playful trick or joke
diagram
a plan or drawing that shows how something works or how diffe…
frustrate
to keep from carrying out a plan or reaching a goal
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 18
abreast
barrier
breadth
capital
1.adj. Side by side.... 2.Up to date.
1.n.Anything that stops progress or blocks the way.
1.n.The distance of something from side to side,width. 2.Wide…
1.n.Wealth that can be used to produce more wealth. 2.The cit…
abreast
1.adj. Side by side.... 2.Up to date.
barrier
1.n.Anything that stops progress or blocks the way.
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 15
apparent
ban
concentrate
concern
adj. Clear; seeming or appearing to be.
v. To forbid, especially by passing a law or making a rule... n.…
v. 1. To focus all one's thoughts or efforts on... 2. to bring…
v. 1.To be about: to interest. ... 2. To trouble or worry. ... n.…
apparent
adj. Clear; seeming or appearing to be.
ban
v. To forbid, especially by passing a law or making a rule... n.…
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Wordly Wise 3000 (3rd Edition) - Book 4 - Lesson 2
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.
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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