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15 terms
GACS lclab - Wordly Wise - Book 8, Lesson 19
bulwark
culminate
engulf
feasible
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
v. to reach or bring to the highest point
v. to swallow up by covering completely; to overwhelm
adj. able to be done; possible or likely
bulwark
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
culminate
v. to reach or bring to the highest point
GACS lclab - Wordly Wise - Book 8, Lesson 19
bulwark
culminate
engulf
feasible
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
v. to reach or bring to the highest point
v. to swallow up by covering completely; to overwhelm
adj. able to be done; possible or likely
bulwark
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
culminate
v. to reach or bring to the highest point
22 terms
GACS lclab - Wordly Wise - Book 8, Lesson 19
bulwark
bulwark
culminate
culmination
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
n. a person or thing that protects or defends
v. to reach or bring to the highest point
n. the result of a sustained effort; the high point or climax
bulwark
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
bulwark
n. a person or thing that protects or defends
22 terms
GACS lclab - Wordly Wise - Book 8, Lesson 19
bulwark
bulwark
culminate
culminate
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
n. a person or thing that protects or defends
v. to reach or bring to the highest point
n. the result of a sustained effort; the high point or climax
bulwark
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
bulwark
n. a person or thing that protects or defends
GACS lclab - Wordly Wise - Book 8, Lesson 19
bulwark
culminate
engulf
feasible
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense... A person or thing…
v. to reach or bring to the highest point
v. to swallow up by covering completely; to overwhelm
adj. able to be done; possible or likely
bulwark
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense... A person or thing…
culminate
v. to reach or bring to the highest point
GACS lclab - Wordly Wise - Book 8, Lesson 19
bulwark
culminate
engulf
feasible
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
v. to reach or bring to the highest point
v. to swallow up by covering completely; to overwhelm
adj. able to be done; possible or likely
bulwark
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
culminate
v. to reach or bring to the highest point
40 terms
GACS lclab - Wordly Wise - Book 8, Lesson 18 - Applying the Meanings
aperture
cache
cache
combustible
Tony could see an eye peering at him through a small ________…
A hollowed-out book provided a ______________for the family's…
I found my sister's ______________of marbles in the back of t…
Don't store _____________rags near the furnace.
aperture
Tony could see an eye peering at him through a small ________…
cache
A hollowed-out book provided a ______________for the family's…
43 terms
GACS lclab - Wordly Wise - Book 8, Lesson 19 - Applying the Meanings
bulwark
bulwark
culminated
culmination
A wall of sandbags acted as a _______________against the risi…
The Bill of Rights of our Constitution is a _____________of o…
On the Boston Common, the Four of July celebrations _________…
Winning three Olympic gold medals was the _______________of F…
bulwark
A wall of sandbags acted as a _______________against the risi…
bulwark
The Bill of Rights of our Constitution is a _____________of o…
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 15
analyze
analysis
apprehensive
apprehension
v. to break down into separate parts in order to study
n. an examination of the whole in order to examine its variou…
adj. worried or uneasy about that might happen
n. worry about what might happen; dread
analyze
v. to break down into separate parts in order to study
analysis
n. an examination of the whole in order to examine its variou…
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 20
bluster
council
dwell
exterminate
to talk in a loud and bullying manner.
a group of people who meet to decide or plan something, give…
to live or reside
to kill or destroy completely
bluster
to talk in a loud and bullying manner.
council
a group of people who meet to decide or plan something, give…
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 1
avid
avid
brusque
concise
adj. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
adj. eager; enthusiastic
adj. abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
adj. short and to the point
avid
adj. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
avid
adj. eager; enthusiastic
15 terms
Language Arts Wordly Wise
Anonymous
Anthology
Conjecture
Disposition
Of an unknown source or unrevealed name.
A collection of various writings, such as songs, stories, or…
A conclusion based on guesswork or insufficient evidence.
A person's usual mood; temperament.
Anonymous
Of an unknown source or unrevealed name.
Anthology
A collection of various writings, such as songs, stories, or…
25 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 4
abhor
abhorrent
affable
affability
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest
adj. disgusting, causing loathing
adj. pleasant; approachable; gracious
n. friendliness of manner
abhor
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest
abhorrent
adj. disgusting, causing loathing
23 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 7
claustrophobia
colleague
condescend
condescend
n. an abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
n. an associate or coworker of similar status
v. to lower oneself to a position one considers inferior
v. to behave in an offensively superior manner
claustrophobia
n. an abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
colleague
n. an associate or coworker of similar status
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 18
aperture
cache
combustible
delegate
n. an opening or hole.
n. a hiding or storage place, especially for food or valuables
adj. capable of catching fire or burning
n. a person appointed to act on behalf of others; a represent…
aperture
n. an opening or hole.
cache
n. a hiding or storage place, especially for food or valuables
20 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 10
abject
advocate
atrocity
atrocious
adj. most miserable; wretched
v. to plead in favor of; to defend
n. an act of great cruelty and wickedness
adj. very brutal, wicked or cruel
abject
adj. most miserable; wretched
advocate
v. to plead in favor of; to defend
33 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 13
adapt
adapt
adaptation
adaptation
v. to change to fit new conditions
v. to make changes in something to make it useful
n. a changing to fit new conditions
n. something that is changed from something else
adapt
v. to change to fit new conditions
adapt
v. to make changes in something to make it useful
24 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 1
avid
avid
brusque
concise
adj. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
adj. eager; enthusiastic
adj. abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
adj. short and to the point
avid
adj. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
avid
adj. eager; enthusiastic
40 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 10 - Applying the Meanings
aquatic
aquatic
asserted
assertion
Water lilies are ___________plants.
Water skiing is an ______________sport.
Charles ______________that the money entrusted to him was in…
No one challenged her ___________ that Tuckerman's Ravine was…
aquatic
Water lilies are ___________plants.
aquatic
Water skiing is an ______________sport.
24 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 5
audacious
audacious
audacity
confiscate
adj. willing to take risks; daring
adj. showing disrespect or a lack of courtesy
n. willingness to take risks by showing excessive boldness
v. to seize, by force if necessary; to take possession of
audacious
adj. willing to take risks; daring
audacious
adj. showing disrespect or a lack of courtesy
24 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 14
Allege
Alleged
Allegation
Conclusive
v. To state as a fact but without offering proof
adj. Claimed to be true
n. Something that is alleged
adj. Putting an end to doubt; convincing
Allege
v. To state as a fact but without offering proof
Alleged
adj. Claimed to be true
22 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 19
bulwark
bulwark
culminate
culmination
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
n. a person or thing that protects or defends
v. to reach or bring to the highest point
n. the result of a sustained effort; the high point or climax
bulwark
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
bulwark
n. a person or thing that protects or defends
17 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 8
adept
audible
azure
banter
adj. highly skilled; expert
adj. capable of being heard
n. and adj. the blue color of a cloudless sky
v. to exchange playful, teasing remarks; light playful conver…
adept
adj. highly skilled; expert
audible
adj. capable of being heard
48 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 2 - Applying the Meanings
astute
authentic
authenticity
authenticate
An _________shopper compares prices carefully before making a…
An authority on old maps declared that the sixteenth-century…
Lawyers questioned the ______________of the signature on the…
Only an art expert can _____________the painting as one by Ru…
astute
An _________shopper compares prices carefully before making a…
authentic
An authority on old maps declared that the sixteenth-century…
14 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 9 - Applying the Meanings
dumbfounded
ensued
flourish
garrison
The announcement that my cat Patch had won the "best of show"…
When the headmaster declared the next day a holiday, shouting…
Plants ___________in a greenhouse.
The ____________held off the enemy for four days before capit…
dumbfounded
The announcement that my cat Patch had won the "best of show"…
ensued
When the headmaster declared the next day a holiday, shouting…
28 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 2
abrasion
abrasion
abrasive
clad
n. a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
n. a scraped or worn area
adj. causing wear by rubbing
adj. clothed or covered
abrasion
n. a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
abrasion
n. a scraped or worn area
20 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 18
aperture
cache
cache
combustible
n. an opening or hole.
n. a hiding or storage place, especially for food or valuables
n. anything hidden or stored in such a place
adj. capable of catching fire or burning
aperture
n. an opening or hole.
cache
n. a hiding or storage place, especially for food or valuables
9 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 6 - Applying the Meanings
imminent
meticulous
shackled
anarchy
Janine, seeing that an accident was (about to happen in the v…
As we examined the ancient Peruvian embroideries, we were ama…
Our teachers always encouraged us to finish high school becau…
To avoid (a complete breakdown in government), the president…
imminent
Janine, seeing that an accident was (about to happen in the v…
meticulous
As we examined the ancient Peruvian embroideries, we were ama…
23 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 13
ardent
ardor
assail
assail
adj. intensely eager; passionate
n. passionate intensity of feeling.
v. to attack violently or verbally
v. to trouble in the mind.
ardent
adj. intensely eager; passionate
ardor
n. passionate intensity of feeling.
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 6
apparel
appreciate
appreciate
continuous
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
v. 1. To see the worth or quality of.
v. 2. To increase in value.
adj. Going on without stopping.
apparel
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
appreciate
v. 1. To see the worth or quality of.
31 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 2
arrogant
arrogance
boycott
boycott
adj. Showing too much pride in oneself.
n. A feeling of too much pride in oneself.
v. To join others in refusing to deal with a person or group.
n. The act of boycotting.
arrogant
adj. Showing too much pride in oneself.
arrogance
n. A feeling of too much pride in oneself.
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 6
apparel
appreciate
appreciate
continuous
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
v. 1. To see the worth or quality of.
v. 2. To increase in value.
adj. Going on without stopping.
apparel
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
appreciate
v. 1. To see the worth or quality of.
34 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 19
breach
breach
breach
breach
n. an opening made by battering
n. a breaking or being broken
v. to break through
v. to fail to keep; to break
breach
n. an opening made by battering
breach
n. a breaking or being broken
31 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 9
accumulate
aggravate
aggravate
aggravation
v. To increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect, or g…
v. 1. To make worse.
v. 2. To anger or annoy.
n. 1. Annoyance; exasperation.
accumulate
v. To increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect, or g…
aggravate
v. 1. To make worse.
48 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings
abated
unabated
acknowledge
acknowledge
The speaker waited until the applause had ___________ before…
Representative Millet showed _____________enthusiasm for camp…
Did the police officer ___________your right to remain silent?
The new Wimbledon singles champion raised her hand to _______…
abated
The speaker waited until the applause had ___________ before…
unabated
Representative Millet showed _____________enthusiasm for camp…
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 4 - Applying the Meanings
inherit
acquire
loath
supervision
I was told that I would, (on the death of my mother, become t…
In what year did the museum (become the owner) of this painti…
I was having such a good time that I was (not quite willing)…
The child is too young to play outside without (someone watch…
inherit
I was told that I would, (on the death of my mother, become t…
acquire
In what year did the museum (become the owner) of this painti…
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 13
adapt
adaptation
deplete
efficient
v. to change to fit new conditions... v. to make changes in some…
n. a changing to fit new conditions... n. something that is chan…
v. to use up
adj. producing results without waste
adapt
v. to change to fit new conditions... v. to make changes in some…
adaptation
n. a changing to fit new conditions... n. something that is chan…
33 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 1
affection
affectionate
appeal
appeal
n. A fond or tender feeling.
adj. Gentle and loving.
v. 1. To make an earnest request; to ask.
v. 2. To be of interest to; to be attractive to.
affection
n. A fond or tender feeling.
affectionate
adj. Gentle and loving.
31 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 2
arrogant
arrogance
boycott
boycott
adj. Showing too much pride in oneself.
n. A feeling of too much pride in oneself.
v. To join others in refusing to deal with a person or group.
n. The act of boycotting.
arrogant
adj. Showing too much pride in oneself.
arrogance
n. A feeling of too much pride in oneself.
28 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 2
Astute
Authentic
Authenticity
Authenticate
adj. Wise in a clever or practical way
adj. Genuine, true
n. The condition of being genuine
v. To prove something is genuine
Astute
adj. Wise in a clever or practical way
Authentic
adj. Genuine, true
44 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 7 - Applying the Meanings
beseech
consternation
delectable
garlands
I ____________ you to stay just one more day.
We were filled with ______________ when we saw that our car h…
My grandfather's homemade apple pie is ________________.
The islanders greet new arrivals with ___________ of fresh fl…
beseech
I ____________ you to stay just one more day.
consternation
We were filled with ______________ when we saw that our car h…
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 12
accede
affluent
arbitrary
artisan
v. to agree to; to consent to, after urging from another
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
adj. determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or ne…
n. one able to do skilled work with the hands; a craftsperson
accede
v. to agree to; to consent to, after urging from another
affluent
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
25 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 12
abandon
abandon
abandon
adversary
v. to give up by leaving in time of danger
v. to lose or give up completely
v. to withdraw help or support from one in need
n. an enemy or opponent
abandon
v. to give up by leaving in time of danger
abandon
v. to lose or give up completely
28 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 8
accompany
accompany
beneficial
captive
v. 1. To go along with; to be together.
v. 2. To play a musical instrument for or with.
adj. Being of use; helpful; favorable.
n. One that is held prisoner.
accompany
v. 1. To go along with; to be together.
accompany
v. 2. To play a musical instrument for or with.
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings
aghast
benefactors
bestow
subsided
We were (struck with horror; shocked) at the photographs of s…
People who donated more than $100 were listed as (a person wh…
An Academy Award is the highest honor Hollywood can (to give…
After the rain stopped, the floodwaters gradually (to sink to…
aghast
We were (struck with horror; shocked) at the photographs of s…
benefactors
People who donated more than $100 were listed as (a person wh…
47 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 4 - Applying the Meanings
abhor
abhorrent
affable
affability
We ___________cruelty in all its forms.
The caste system was _________________to Gandhi.
Maribel's _________________manner brought her many friends.
The counselor welcomed the young campers with such __________…
abhor
We ___________cruelty in all its forms.
abhorrent
The caste system was _________________to Gandhi.
26 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 20
bluster
bluster
blustering
council
v. to talk in a loud and bullying manner.
n. loud, boastful or threatening talk or commotion
adj. blowing loudly and violently
n. a group of people who meet to decide or plan something, gi…
bluster
v. to talk in a loud and bullying manner.
bluster
n. loud, boastful or threatening talk or commotion
28 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 16
awe
awe
awesome
catastrophe
n. a feeling of fear or nervous wonder and respect
v. to fill with awe
adj. causing feelings of awe
n. something that causes great loss and suffering; a terrible…
awe
n. a feeling of fear or nervous wonder and respect
awe
v. to fill with awe
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - 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 ... 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
22 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 12
accede
affluent
affluence
arbitrary
v. to agree to; to consent to, after urging from another
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
n. wealth
adj. determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or ne…
accede
v. to agree to; to consent to, after urging from another
affluent
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
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