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Wordly Wise 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 Lesson 6
abolish
agony
catapult
character
v. to bring to an end; to do away wit
n. great pain of mind or body; suffering... adj. painful
n. a machine used in ancient wars that threw objects with gre…
n. the qualities that make a person or place different or spe…
abolish
v. to bring to an end; to do away wit
agony
n. great pain of mind or body; suffering... adj. painful
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Wordly Wise Test 5-8 St. Timothy's School Mrs. Parrish
transfer
attire
hatch
domesticate
To move from one place to another
Clothes
A small opening with a door or a cover
To bring under human control
transfer
To move from one place to another
attire
Clothes
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Wordly Wise Lesson 10
available
bondage
donate
establish
adj. easy to get; present and ready to use
n. the state of begin a slave
v. to give to those in need, often through an organization... n.…
v. to set up or begin... to show to be true... n. something that h…
available
adj. easy to get; present and ready to use
bondage
n. the state of begin a slave
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Wordly Wise Lesson 8
assemble
banquet
cargo
cask
v. to bring together into a group, to gather; to put or fit t…
n. a large meal for many people; a feast
n. the load carried by a plane or ship
n. a barrel-shaped container, especially one for holding liqu…
assemble
v. to bring together into a group, to gather; to put or fit t…
banquet
n. a large meal for many people; a feast
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Wordly Wise Book 5 Lesson 1
Accustom
Alert
Assign
Budge
Too make familiar, normal use to.
Watchfull,wide awake. To warn to be ready. A warning signial.
To select for a position or for what has to be done. To give…
To move or shift.
Accustom
Too make familiar, normal use to.
Alert
Watchfull,wide awake. To warn to be ready. A warning signial.
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Wordly Wise 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 6: Lesson 1
affection
appeal
clasp
conspicuous
n. A fond or tender feeling
v. To make an earnest request; to ask. To be of interest to;…
v. To grasp or hold tightly. n. a strong grasp or hold.
adj. Easily or plainly seen
affection
n. A fond or tender feeling
appeal
v. To make an earnest request; to ask. To be of interest to;…
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 4
abhor
affable
amiss
despondent
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest.
adj. pleasant; approachable; gracious. n. friendliness of man…
adv. in wrong or imperfect way. adj. out of order; wrong.
adj. depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly disco…
abhor
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest.
affable
adj. pleasant; approachable; gracious. n. friendliness of man…
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Wordly Wise--Book 8 Lesson 17
accord
affirm
bequeath
citadel
n. a feeling of agreement or harmony; a formal agreement.
v. to declare positively.
v. to pass on to others. to leave to another in one's 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.
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Wordly Wise 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 Book 5, Lesson 12
convalesce (v.)
dedicate (v.)
dictate (v.)
dictator (n.)
To get back health and strength after an illness.
To name, address, or set aside as an honor.
To give orders; to command.
A person who has complete control over a country; a person wh…
convalesce (v.)
To get back health and strength after an illness.
dedicate (v.)
To name, address, or set aside as an honor.
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 1
affection
appeal
clasp
conspicuous
n. a feeling of liking for a person or place
1) v. a request to the for money, information, or help. 2) n.…
v. to hold someone or something firmly in your hands or arms:
adj. Easily or plainly seen, very noticeable, attracting atte…
affection
n. a feeling of liking for a person or place
appeal
1) v. a request to the for money, information, or help. 2) n.…
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Wordly Wise 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 Book 8 Lesson 5
confiscate
audacious
conscientious
depict
to take by force
daring; willing to take risks
thorough; pays attention to detail; careful
describe; to give a picture of
confiscate
to take by force
audacious
daring; willing to take risks
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Wordly Wise 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 6, Lesson 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 book 5 lesson 5
avalanche
blizzard
challenge (verb)
challenge (noun)
n.1 a great mass of ice, earth, or snow mixed with rock slidi…
n. A heavy snowstorm with strong winds.
v.1. To invite to take part in a contest.... 2.to cause a person…
n.1.An interesting task or problem ; something that takes ski…
avalanche
n.1 a great mass of ice, earth, or snow mixed with rock slidi…
blizzard
n. A heavy snowstorm with strong winds.
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Wordly Wise Book 7 Lesson 2
Astute
Authentic
Delicacy
Derogatory
Wise in a clever or practical way
Genuine
A choice item of food
A low opinion intended to hurt someone
Astute
Wise in a clever or practical way
Authentic
Genuine
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Wordly Wise 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
Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 5
Callow
Contemporary
Cynical
Despot
adj. Young and inexperienced; immature
n. A person living during the same period as another... adj. Exi…
adj. Doubtful of the sincerity of others' motives... n. (Cynic)…
n. A dictator with absolute power or tyrannical control over…
Callow
adj. Young and inexperienced; immature
Contemporary
n. A person living during the same period as another... adj. Exi…
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Wordly Wise book 5 lesson 11
accelerate
altitude
anxious
brace
v. - 1. To go or to cause to go faster. 2. To bring about at…
n. Height above sea level or the earth's surface.
adj. 1. Worried; concerned. 2. Eager; wishing strongly.
v. 1. To make stronger by giving support to. 2. To make ready…
accelerate
v. - 1. To go or to cause to go faster. 2. To bring about at…
altitude
n. Height above sea level or the earth's surface.
Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 14
benevolent
consent
discreet
engross
Wanting to do good; kind.
to agree; to allow to happen... Permission; approval.
showing care of wisdom in what one says or does
to take up one's complete attention
benevolent
Wanting to do good; kind.
consent
to agree; to allow to happen... Permission; approval.
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Wordly Wise Book 5 Lesson 13
accommodate (v.)
aggressive (adj)
bask (v.)
carcass (n.)
1. To have or to find room for.... 2. To do a favor for.
1. Ready to attack or to start fights; acting in a hostile wa…
1. To relax where it is pleasantly warm.... 2. To enjoy a warm o…
The dead body of an animal.
accommodate (v.)
1. To have or to find room for.... 2. To do a favor for.
aggressive (adj)
1. Ready to attack or to start fights; acting in a hostile wa…
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Nikita - Wordly Wise 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 Book 6 Lesson 6
apparel
appreciate
continuous
dissolve
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing
to see the worth or quality of
going without stopping
v. 1. To make or become liquid. 2. To bring or to come to an…
apparel
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing
appreciate
to see the worth or quality of
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 2
abrasion
clad
corroborate
cursory
scraped or worn area
clothed or covered
to provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
done in a hurry with little care to detail
abrasion
scraped or worn area
clad
clothed or covered
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Wordly Wise Book 5 Lesson 7
colony
compensate
deposit
fascinate
n.1. A group of people, animals, or plants living close toget…
v.1. To pay for.... 2.To make up for, to be equivalent to.
v.1.To lay down.... 2.To put money in a bank account or to give…
v.To attract, to strongly hold the interest of.
colony
n.1. A group of people, animals, or plants living close toget…
compensate
v.1. To pay for.... 2.To make up for, to be equivalent to.
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Wordly Wise 6, Lesson 6
apparel
appreciate
continuous
dissolve
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
v. 1. To see the worth or quality of. ... 2.To increase in value.
adj. Going on without stopping.
v. 1. To make or become liquid. ... 2. To bring or to come to an…
apparel
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
appreciate
v. 1. To see the worth or quality of. ... 2.To increase in value.
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Wordly Wise Lesson 5
avalanche
blizzard
challenge
conquer
n. a great mass of ice, earth or snow mixed with rocks slidin…
n. a heavy snowstorm with strong winds
v. to invite others to take part in a contest... to cause a per…
v. to get the better of... to defeat... n. the act of defeating
avalanche
n. a great mass of ice, earth or snow mixed with rocks slidin…
blizzard
n. a heavy snowstorm with strong winds
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 10
anticipate
bankrupt
brief
brisk
v. 1. To look forward to; to expect. 2. To be aware of and to…
adj. 1. Unable to pay one's debt and freed by law from doing…
adj. Short; not long-lasting.... v. To give a short explanation…
adj 1. Quick; active.... 2. Stimulating; refreshing.
anticipate
v. 1. To look forward to; to expect. 2. To be aware of and to…
bankrupt
adj. 1. Unable to pay one's debt and freed by law from doing…
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 9
abet
agile
allot
balmy
To encourage or assist in some activity, especially a questio…
Able to move quickly and easily; nimble.... or... Able to think qui…
To assign or distribute as a portion or share.
Soothing, mild.
abet
To encourage or assist in some activity, especially a questio…
agile
Able to move quickly and easily; nimble.... or... Able to think qui…
Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 2 -definitions
alacrity
array
deduce
encumber
NOUN:... 1. Promptness in responding.... 2. Eagerness.
NOUN:... 1. A large group of people or things.... 2. An orderly arr…
VERB:... To draw a conclusion from given facts.
VERB: ... 1. To weigh down or burden.... 2. To impede the action of.
alacrity
NOUN:... 1. Promptness in responding.... 2. Eagerness.
array
NOUN:... 1. A large group of people or things.... 2. An orderly arr…
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Wordly Wise Book 7 Lesson 3
Admonish
Aghast
Annihilate
Benefactor
To criticize gently
Shocked
To destroy completely
A person who helps by giving money
Admonish
To criticize gently
Aghast
Shocked
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Wordly Wise 3000, 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 Book 9 Lesson 13
blandishment
deprecate
discomfit
meteoric
That which is intended to coax or persuade, such as flattery;…
1. To criticize or express disapproval of... 2. To represent as…
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
1. To criticize or express disapproval of... 2. To represent as…
Wordly Wise 3000 Book 3 Lesson 1
cylinder
examine
fatal
feature
An object in the shape of a tube or pipe. It may be solid or…
To look at closely.
Causing death.
1) An important or special part of something. 2) Any part of…
cylinder
An object in the shape of a tube or pipe. It may be solid or…
examine
To look at closely.
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Wordly Wise Book 7 Lesson 11
Ballast
Buoyant
Clamber
Detach
Heavy material used to make a ship steady or control the risi…
1. Able to float. 2. Cheerful and carefree
To climb awkwardly
1. To separate from. Not connected 2. Lacking concern; not ta…
Ballast
Heavy material used to make a ship steady or control the risi…
Buoyant
1. Able to float. 2. Cheerful and carefree
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Wordly wise book 9 lesson 11
Amenity
Averse
Complacent
Decompose
1. A feature that contributes to physical comfort... ... 2. A feat…
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
1. A feature that contributes to physical comfort... ... 2. A feat…
Averse
Having a feeling of opposition or distaste
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Wordly Wise Lesson 7
colony
compensate
deposit
fascinate
n. a group of people, animals,or plants living close together…
v. to make up for, to be equivalent to ; to pay for... n. paymen…
v. to lay down; to put money into a bank account or to give a…
v. to attract; to strongly hold the interest of... adj. extremel…
colony
n. a group of people, animals,or plants living close together…
compensate
v. to make up for, to be equivalent to ; to pay for... n. paymen…
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Wordly Wise Book 7 Lesson 9
Dumbfound/Dumbfounded
Ensue
Era
Flourish
To make speechless with amazement... Speechless with amazement
To follow; to come as a result of or at a later time
A paticular period in history
To thrive or prosper... To wave in the air... A sweeping motion... A s…
Dumbfound/Dumbfounded
To make speechless with amazement... Speechless with amazement
Ensue
To follow; to come as a result of or at a later time
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Wordly Wise 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 Book 5, Lesson 12
convalesce (v.)
dedicate (v.)
dictate (v.)
exasperate (v.)
To get back health and strength after an illness.
To name, address, or set aside as an honor.
To say aloud while another writes down the words.
To make angry; to annoy.
convalesce (v.)
To get back health and strength after an illness.
dedicate (v.)
To name, address, or set aside as an honor.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 6: Lesson 1
affection
appeal
clasp
conspicuous
n. A fond or tender feeling
v. To make an earnest request; to ask. To be of interest to;…
v. To grasp or hold tightly. n. a strong grasp or hold.
adj. Easily or plainly seen
affection
n. A fond or tender feeling
appeal
v. To make an earnest request; to ask. To be of interest to;…
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Wordly Wise 3000: Book 3 Lesson 6
continent
chasm
credit
enable
noun. one of the seven great land areas of the world
noun. a deep crack or opening in the earth
noun. 1. honor or praise; a way of expressing thanks 2. a way…
verb. to make possible; to give the means to bring about
continent
noun. one of the seven great land areas of the world
chasm
noun. a deep crack or opening in the earth
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Third Grade Wordly Wise Lesson 5
amaze
arctic
elect
elect
To surprise or cause wonder.
Very cold.
To choose by voting for.
To make a choice.
amaze
To surprise or cause wonder.
arctic
Very cold.
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Wordly Wise 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 Book 9 Lesson 3
allude (to)
consecrate
disseminate
dote (on / upon)
v. To refer to in an indirect way... (n. allusion-something that…
v. To set apart as holy; to dedicate to a cause; to devote
v. To scatter or spread widely... (n. dissemination-the act of .…
v. To show excessive fondness for
allude (to)
v. To refer to in an indirect way... (n. allusion-something that…
consecrate
v. To set apart as holy; to dedicate to a cause; to devote
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wordly wise book 5 lesson 17
afflict
barren
consist
drought
to bring or cause pain and suffering
not fruitful not reproducing
to be made up of to contain
a temporary shortage of rainfall
afflict
to bring or cause pain and suffering
barren
not fruitful not reproducing
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Grade 7 Wordly Wise Lesson 1
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
To become weaker; to decrease
1. To admit the existence of 2. To express recognition or tha…
1. A person who acts or does business for another 2. Somethin…
1. The right to give orders, make decisions, or take action 2…
abate
To become weaker; to decrease
acknowledge
1. To admit the existence of 2. To express recognition or tha…
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