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15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.8
adept
audible
azure
banter
Thoroughly skilled; an expert
capable of being heard
sky blue
teasing; playful conversation
adept
Thoroughly skilled; an expert
audible
capable of being heard
12 terms
Wordly Wise 8.2
abrasion
clad
corroborate
cursory
a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
clothed or covered
to provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail
abrasion
a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
clad
clothed or covered
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.11
augment
benign
connoisseur
discern
(v.) to make larger, increase
Kind and gentle
a person with expert knowledge or discriminating tastes
to perceive or recognize
augment
(v.) to make larger, increase
benign
Kind and gentle
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.4
Abhor
Affable
Amiss
Despondent
To shrink from in disgust; to detest
Pleasant; approachable; gracious
In a wrong or imperfect way
Depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly discouraged
Abhor
To shrink from in disgust; to detest
Affable
Pleasant; approachable; gracious
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.6
anarchy
apprehend
arraign
assimilate
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
1. (v.) to seize, arrest; (v.) to perceive, understand, grasp
To bring before a court to face charges
(v.) to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own…
anarchy
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
apprehend
1. (v.) to seize, arrest; (v.) to perceive, understand, grasp
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.3
anonymous
anthology
conjecture
disposition
adj. having an unknown or unacknowledged name
collection of literary works
An inference based upon guesswork; a supposition
(n) a person's general or natural mood; tendency
anonymous
adj. having an unknown or unacknowledged name
anthology
collection of literary works
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.9
abet
agile
allot
balmy
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in someth…
Able to move quickly and easily
(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portions
soothing, mild, pleasant
abet
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in someth…
agile
Able to move quickly and easily
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.4
Abhor
Affable
Amiss
Despondent
To shrink from in disgust; to detest
Pleasant; approachable; gracious
In a wrong or imperfect way
Depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly discouraged
Abhor
To shrink from in disgust; to detest
Affable
Pleasant; approachable; gracious
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
(adj.) Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; Eag…
(adj.) abrupt in manner of speech, blunt, with no formalities
(adj.) Brief or short, to the point
(v.) To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputati…
avid
(adj.) Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; Eag…
brusque
(adj.) abrupt in manner of speech, blunt, with no formalities
12 terms
Wordly Wise 8.2
abrasion
clad
corroborate
cursory
a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
clothed or covered
to provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail
abrasion
a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
clad
clothed or covered
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.10
abject
advocate
atrocity
commemorate
Miserable, pitiful
To speak or write in favor of; to defend
An act of great cruelty and wickedness
to honor the memory of; to remember
abject
Miserable, pitiful
advocate
To speak or write in favor of; to defend
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.5
audacious
confiscate
conscientious
depict
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
(v.) to seize by authority; to take and keep
careful; thoughtful
To give a picture of; to describe
audacious
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
confiscate
(v.) to seize by authority; to take and keep
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.3
anonymous
anthology
conjecture
disposition
adj. having an unknown or unacknowledged name
collection of literary works
An inference based upon guesswork; a supposition
(n) a person's general or natural mood; tendency
anonymous
adj. having an unknown or unacknowledged name
anthology
collection of literary works
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
(adj.) Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; Eag…
(adj.) abrupt in manner of speech, blunt, with no formalities
(adj.) Brief or short, to the point
(v.) To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputati…
avid
(adj.) Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; Eag…
brusque
(adj.) abrupt in manner of speech, blunt, with no formalities
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.5
audacious
confiscate
conscientious
depict
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
(v.) to seize by authority; to take and keep
careful; thoughtful
To give a picture of; to describe
audacious
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
confiscate
(v.) to seize by authority; to take and keep
21 terms
Wordly Wise 8-8
adept
audible
azure
azure
adj. highly skilled; expert
adj. capable of being heard
n. the blue color of a cloudless sky
adj. the blue color of a cloudless sky
adept
adj. highly skilled; expert
audible
adj. capable of being heard
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.6
anarchy
apprehend
arraign
assimilate
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
1. (v.) to seize, arrest; (v.) to perceive, understand, grasp
To bring before a court to face charges
(v.) to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own…
anarchy
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
apprehend
1. (v.) to seize, arrest; (v.) to perceive, understand, grasp
15 terms
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
300 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8
avid
brusque
concise
demean
1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed 2. eager;…
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
short and to the point
to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
avid
1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed 2. eager;…
brusque
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
12 terms
Wordly Wise 8, Lesson 2
abrasion
clad
corroborate
cursory
a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
clothed or covered
to provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail
abrasion
a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
clad
clothed or covered
22 terms
Wordly Wise 8-12
accede
affluent
affluence
arbitrary
v. to agree to; to consent to, often 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, often after urging from another
affluent
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
23 terms
Wordly Wise 8-13
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
32 terms
Wordly Wise 8-2
abrasion
abrasion
abrasive
abrasive
n. a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
n. a scraped or word area
adj. causing wear by rubbing
adj. harsh or rough in manner; irritating
abrasion
n. a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
abrasion
n. a scraped or word area
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8-6
anarchy
apprehend
arraign
assimilate
n. lack of order; total confusion, n. total absence of govern…
v. to seize; to arrest, v. to grasp the meaning of; to unders…
v. to bring before a court to face charges
v. to absorb into a population, v. to take in a part and abso…
anarchy
n. lack of order; total confusion, n. total absence of govern…
apprehend
v. to seize; to arrest, v. to grasp the meaning of; to unders…
19 terms
Language arts wordly wise lesson 8
Acrid
Casualty
Congested
Congestion
adj. Sharp, irritating, or bitter told the sense of taste or…
n. a person killed or injured in a war or accident.
adj. 1. Overcrowded; filled too full.... 2. Filled with fluid
n. the condition of being overcrowded ... 2. The condition of be…
Acrid
adj. Sharp, irritating, or bitter told the sense of taste or…
Casualty
n. a person killed or injured in a war or accident.
14 terms
Wordly Wise 8-5
audacious
confiscate
conscientious
depict
adj. willing to take risks; daring
v. to seize, by force if necessary; to take possession of
adj. honest; principled
v. to give a picture of; to describe
audacious
adj. willing to take risks; daring
confiscate
v. to seize, by force if necessary; to take possession of
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
(adj.) Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; Eag…
(adj.) abrupt in manner of speech, blunt, with no formalities
(adj.) Brief or short, to the point
(v.) To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputati…
avid
(adj.) Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; Eag…
brusque
(adj.) abrupt in manner of speech, blunt, with no formalities
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.3
anonymous
anthology
conjecture
disposition
adj. having an unknown or unacknowledged name
collection of literary works
An inference based upon guesswork; a supposition
(n) a person's general or natural mood; tendency
anonymous
adj. having an unknown or unacknowledged name
anthology
collection of literary works
13 terms
Wordly Wise 8-7
claustrophobia
colleague
condescending
contingent
n. an abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
n. an associate or coworker of similar status
adj. showing an offensively superior manner
adj. conditional; depending on something else, adj. likely, b…
claustrophobia
n. an abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
colleague
n. an associate or coworker of similar status
21 terms
Wordly Wise 8-10
abject
advocate
advocate
atrocity
adj. most miserable; wretched
v. to plead in favor or; to defend
n. one who argues for or defends a person, group, or idea
n. an act of great cruelty and wickedness
abject
adj. most miserable; wretched
advocate
v. to plead in favor or; to defend
25 terms
Wordly Wise 8-6
anarchy
anarchy
apprehend
apprehend
n. total absence of government
n. lack of order; total confusion
v. to seize; to arrest
v. to grasp the meaning of; to understand
anarchy
n. total absence of government
anarchy
n. lack of order; total confusion
25 terms
Wordly Wise 8-9
abet
agile
agile
agility
v. to encourage or assist in some activity, especially a ques…
adj. able to move quickly and easily; nimble
adj. able to think quickly
n. quickness of mind or body
abet
v. to encourage or assist in some activity, especially a ques…
agile
adj. able to move quickly and easily; nimble
17 terms
8 Grade "Wordly Wise" Lesson 8
Adept (adj.)
Audible (adj.)
Azure (adj.)
Banter (V.)
very skilled, esp natural talent improved by practice
Loud enough to be heard.
The blue color of a cloudless sky
to exchange playful remarks; tease
Adept (adj.)
very skilled, esp natural talent improved by practice
Audible (adj.)
Loud enough to be heard.
23 terms
Wordly Wise 8-5
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
27 terms
Wordly Wise 8-4
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
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.4
Abhor
Affable
Amiss
Despondent
To shrink from in disgust; to detest
Pleasant; approachable; gracious
In a wrong or imperfect way
Depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly discouraged
Abhor
To shrink from in disgust; to detest
Affable
Pleasant; approachable; gracious
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.6
anarchy
apprehend
arraign
assimilate
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
1. (v.) to seize, arrest; (v.) to perceive, understand, grasp
To bring before a court to face charges
(v.) to absorb fully or make one's own; to adopt as one's own…
anarchy
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
apprehend
1. (v.) to seize, arrest; (v.) to perceive, understand, grasp
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.6_2
anarchy
apprehend
arraign
assimilate
Total absence of government.... Lack of order; total confusion
To seize; to arrest.... To grasp the meaning of; to understand
To bring before a court to face charges
To absorb into a population.... to take in a part and absorb int…
anarchy
Total absence of government.... Lack of order; total confusion
apprehend
To seize; to arrest.... To grasp the meaning of; to understand
30 terms
Wordly Wise 8 - 3
anonymous
anthology
conjecture
conjecture
adj. of an unknown source or unrevealed name
n. a collection of various writings, such as songs, stories,…
n. a conclusion based on guesswork or insufficient evidence
v. to form an opinion while lacking sufficient evidence
anonymous
adj. of an unknown source or unrevealed name
anthology
n. a collection of various writings, such as songs, stories,…
31 terms
Wordly Wise 8 - 1
avid
avid
brusque
concise
adj. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
adj. eager; enthusiastic
adj. abrupt in manner of speech; gruff
adj. short and to the point
avid
adj. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
avid
adj. eager; enthusiastic
26 terms
Wordly Wise 8-7
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
Wordly Wise List 8
ancient
century
chamber
descend
very old, long ago : The artifacts were from an ancient city…
100 years: The twentieth century began January 1, 1990.
a large room: The two lawyers met in the judge's chamber.
to go or come down: The princess slowly descended the long st…
ancient
very old, long ago : The artifacts were from an ancient city…
century
100 years: The twentieth century began January 1, 1990.
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.5
audacious
confiscate
conscientious
depict
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
(v.) to seize by authority; to take and keep
careful; thoughtful
To give a picture of; to describe
audacious
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
confiscate
(v.) to seize by authority; to take and keep
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.15
ascertain
chastise
cull
defer
Find out with certainty
(v.) to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction;…
To select and remove weak or inferior members from.
Respectful submission; yielding to the authority or opinion o…
ascertain
Find out with certainty
chastise
(v.) to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction;…
17 terms
Wordly Wise 8-8
adept
audible
azure
banter
adj. highly skilled; expert
adj. capable of being heard
n. the blue color of a cloudless sky
v. to exchange playful, teasing remarks
adept
adj. highly skilled; expert
audible
adj. capable of being heard
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8
Adept (adj.)
Audible (adj.)
Azure (n.)
Banter
Very good at doing something that is not easy.
Heard or able to be heard.
The color of a clear blue sky.
(v.) The act of people making jokes about each other in a fri…
Adept (adj.)
Very good at doing something that is not easy.
Audible (adj.)
Heard or able to be heard.
Lesson 6 Wordly Wise 8
anarchy
apprehend
arraign
bizarre
total absence of government; lack of order
to arrest; seize... to understand
to bring before court to face charges
peculiar
anarchy
total absence of government; lack of order
apprehend
to arrest; seize... to understand
15 terms
8 Grade Wordly Wise Lesson 1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
eager; having or showing a keen interest in or enthusiasm for…
short,rude
expressing much in few words, to the point, succinct, ... brief…
disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity;... the way a person beha…
avid
eager; having or showing a keen interest in or enthusiasm for…
brusque
short,rude
15 terms
Wordly Wise 8.13
ardent
assail
asset
barter
Enthusiastic or passionate
Attack violently, assault
Something of value; a resource; an advantage
Exchange goods without involving money.
ardent
Enthusiastic or passionate
assail
Attack violently, assault
15 terms
Wordly Wise Section 8
Adept
Audible
Azure
Banter
Highly skilled; expert
Capable of being heard
The blue color of a cloudless sky
1. To exchange playful, teasing remarks... 2. Light, playful con…
Adept
Highly skilled; expert
Audible
Capable of being heard
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