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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
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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 - 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 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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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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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
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…
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
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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
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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
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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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 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.
20 terms
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
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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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
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 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
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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
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English Wordly Wise 4
abhor
abhorrent
affable : affability
amiss
to shrink from in disgust; to detest
disgusting, causing loathing
pleasant, approachable, and gracious... friendliness of manner
in a wrong or imperfect way; out of order or wrong
abhor
to shrink from in disgust; to detest
abhorrent
disgusting, causing loathing
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
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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…
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.
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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
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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
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
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English Exam Wordly Wise
adamant
ambivalent
repertoire
unremitting
Not yielding;firm
Having mixed, often opposed feelings about something/someone.…
The list of pieces an actor, etc., is ready to perform. The s…
Not stopping or slowing down. Constant
adamant
Not yielding;firm
ambivalent
Having mixed, often opposed feelings about something/someone.…
12 terms
English Exam, WordlyWise
Facet
Haphazard
Bewail
Concede
One side of something many sided especially of a cut gem.
Lacking any obvious principle of organization.
Express great regret disappointment or bitterness over
Admit that something is true or valid after first denying or…
Facet
One side of something many sided especially of a cut gem.
Haphazard
Lacking any obvious principle of organization.
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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
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English Wordly Wise #2
Abrasion
Clad
Corroborate
Cursory
1. A wearing away or rubbing away by friction... 2. A scraped or…
Clothed or Covered
To provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail
Abrasion
1. A wearing away or rubbing away by friction... 2. A scraped or…
Clad
Clothed or Covered
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english wordly wise
Abate
Acknowledge
Agent
Authority
To become weaker... To decrease
To admit the existence of... To express recognition or thanks 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 or thanks for
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English3 wordly wise
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; Compensation
A religious painting, especially one revered by the Eastern C…
Atrophy
To waste away or fail to develop
Efficacy
The power to bring about the desired result//////Effectiveness
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English - Wordly Wise 3
allude (v)
consecrate (v)
disseminate (v)
dote (v)
To refer to in an indirect way
- To set apart as holy... -To dedicate to cause; to devote
To scatter or spread wisely
To show excessive fondness for
allude (v)
To refer to in an indirect way
consecrate (v)
- To set apart as holy... -To dedicate to cause; to devote
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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
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
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English wordly wise
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 of
Alacrity
Promptness in responding... Eagerness
Array
A large group of people or things... An orderly arrangement or d…
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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
26 terms
English Wordly Wise
Addict 1.
Addict 2.
Addict 3.
Addiction
A person with a very strong desire for something that is habi…
A person ho is a very enthusiastic fan. N
To cause someone to have a very strong desire for something. V
The condition of being addicted. N
Addict 1.
A person with a very strong desire for something that is habi…
Addict 2.
A person ho is a very enthusiastic fan. N
30 terms
english wordly wise 27
acrimonious
adamant
affinity
aftermath
typically of speech or a debate) angry and bitter.
refusing to be persuaded or to change one's mind.
a spontaneous or natural liking or sympathy for someone or so…
the consequences or aftereffects of a significant unpleasant…
acrimonious
typically of speech or a debate) angry and bitter.
adamant
refusing to be persuaded or to change one's mind.
151 terms
English Wordly Wise Terms
asperity
bane
buffoon
doleful
sharpness or harshness of manner; roughness of surface
a person or thing that causes destruction or ruin
a fool
mournful of sorrowful; causing grief
asperity
sharpness or harshness of manner; roughness of surface
bane
a person or thing that causes destruction or ruin
English Wordly wise
Avid
Demean
Brusque
Evoke
Having a strong desire for, to the point of Greed ... Eager;Entu…
To cause a lowering of self-esteem;to lower in reputation or…
Abrupt in manner or speech; Gruff
1.To call forth;To Produce ... 2.To bring to mind,often by sugge…
Avid
Having a strong desire for, to the point of Greed ... Eager;Entu…
Demean
To cause a lowering of self-esteem;to lower in reputation or…
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