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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 9 Lesson 2
alacrity
array
deduce
encumber
When the teacher asked the question the student answered with…
Walmart has a large array of peanut butter.
If you carry a backpack, it leads people to deduce that you'r…
The thoughts of having to study was an encumber on my trip.
alacrity
When the teacher asked the question the student answered with…
array
Walmart has a large array of peanut butter.
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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 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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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 8 Lesson 10
abject
advocate
atrocity
commemmorate
adj. most miserable; wretched
v. to plead in favor of; to defend
n. an act of great cruelty and wickedness
v. to serve as a memorial to; to remember in a solumn manner
abject
adj. most miserable; wretched
advocate
v. to plead in favor of; to defend
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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 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 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 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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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 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 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 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.
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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 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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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 8 Lesson 4
abhor
affable
amiss
despondent
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest. Disgusting; causing…
adj. Pleasant; approachable; gracious. Friendliness of manner
adj. In a wrong or imperfect way. Out of order; wrong
adj. Depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly disco…
abhor
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest. Disgusting; causing…
affable
adj. Pleasant; approachable; gracious. Friendliness of manner
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Wordly Wise, Book 6, Lesson 3
abundant
arid
distinct
graze
More than enough; plentiful.
Having little or no rainfall; very dry.
Not the same; different or separate.
To feed on growing grass. To touch lightly in passing.
abundant
More than enough; plentiful.
arid
Having little or no rainfall; very dry.
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Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 3, Lesson 3
ambition
auction
coast
current
A strong wish to be good at something or to have something.
A public sale. Each item is sold to the person who offers the…
The land beside the sea.
A flow of air, water, or electricity.
ambition
A strong wish to be good at something or to have something.
auction
A public sale. Each item is sold to the person who offers the…
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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 3 Lesson 2
attract
crew
dangle
drift
To bring or draw closer.
A group of people working together, especially one that runs…
To hang loosely.
A pile of sand or snow created by moving air or water.
attract
To bring or draw closer.
crew
A group of people working together, especially one that runs…
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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 3000 book 4 lesson 4
active
astound
attend
cherish
taking part; working; lively, quick, busy
to surprise; to amaze
to go to or be present at; to pay attention to
to cling to an idea or feeling; to take good care of, love
active
taking part; working; lively, quick, busy
astound
to surprise; to amaze
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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…
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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 5 Lesson 1
Accustom
Alert
Assign
Budge
To make familiar, normal, use to.
Watchful, wide awake.... To warn, to be ready.... A warning signal.
To select for a position or for what has to be done.... To give…
To move or shift.
Accustom
To make familiar, normal, use to.
Alert
Watchful, wide awake.... To warn, to be ready.... A warning signal.
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Wordly Wise 3000, 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 Book 9 Lesson 2
alacrity
array
deduce
encumber
promptness in responding
a large group of people or things; an orderly arrangement or…
to draw a conclusion from given facts
to weigh down or burden; to impede the action of
alacrity
promptness in responding
array
a large group of people or things; an orderly arrangement or…
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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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Wordly Wise 3000, Book 5, Lesson 6
abolish
agony
catapult
character
To bring to an end; to do away with.
Great pain of mind or body; suffering.
A machine used in ancient wars that threw objects with great…
The qualities that make a person or place different or special.
abolish
To bring to an end; to do away with.
agony
Great pain of mind or body; suffering.
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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 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 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 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 Book 6 Lesson 6
apparel
appreciate
continuous
dissolve
(n) The things that are worn by a person; clothing
(v) To see the worth or quality of; to increase in value
(adj) Going on without stopping
(v) To make or become liquid; to bring or to come to an end
apparel
(n) The things that are worn by a person; clothing
appreciate
(v) To see the worth or quality of; to increase in value
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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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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 Book 9 Lesson 2
alacrity
array (noun)
array (verb)
deduce
(n.) promptness in responding; eagerness... When the baker aske…
(n.v.) a large group of people or things; an orderly arrangem…
(v.) to place in order; to dress up... The Princess was arrayed…
(v.) to draw a conclusion from given facts... Your carrying an…
alacrity
(n.) promptness in responding; eagerness... When the baker aske…
array (noun)
(n.v.) a large group of people or things; an orderly arrangem…
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