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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
16 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 16
alleviate
antidote
bedlam
cajole
v. to relieve or make more bearable
n. a remedy that relieves the effects of a poison
n. a very confused or noisy scene
v. to urge with gentle and repeated requests; to coax
alleviate
v. to relieve or make more bearable
antidote
n. a remedy that relieves the effects of a poison
52 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings
avid
avid
brusque
brusqueness
_____________for the attention of their baby sitter, the chil…
Marcia is an ___________skier who spends each weekend on the…
The lawyer's _______________questioning intimidated the witne…
With a ____________unlike her, Melanie ended the phone conver…
avid
_____________for the attention of their baby sitter, the chil…
avid
Marcia is an ___________skier who spends each weekend on the…
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 14
congenial
decipher
dissect
enigma
adj. getting along well with others; affable, suited to one's…
v. to convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary lan…
v. to cut in order to study or study closely; to analyze
n. anything that is puzzling, mysterious, or hard to figure o…
congenial
adj. getting along well with others; affable, suited to one's…
decipher
v. to convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary lan…
40 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 8 - Applying the Meanings
adept
audible
azure
bantered
Odgen Nash's poems reveal how ________he was at writing comic…
The sound of the harp was barely _______________in the large…
The ___________of Caribbean waters is in striking contrast to…
The opposing players ______________nervously before the socce…
adept
Odgen Nash's poems reveal how ________he was at writing comic…
audible
The sound of the harp was barely _______________in the large…
23 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 3
anonymous
anthology
conjecture
disposition
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
n. a person's usual mood; temperament; a regular tendency or…
anonymous
adj. of an unknown source or unrevealed name
anthology
n. a collection of various writings, such as songs, stories,…
24 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 11
augmented
benign
benign
connoisseur
v. to increase in size, amount or degree
adj. kind; gracious, gentle
adj. favorable, not threatening
n. a person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine…
augmented
v. to increase in size, amount or degree
benign
adj. kind; gracious, gentle
23 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 9
abet
agile
allot
balmy
v. to encourage or assist in some activity, especially a ques…
adj. able to move quickly and easily; nimble
v. to assign or distribute as a portion of share
adj. soothing, mild
abet
v. to encourage or assist in some activity, especially a ques…
agile
adj. able to move quickly and easily; nimble
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
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…
22 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 14
congenial
congenial
decipher
dissect
adj. getting along well with others; affable
adj. suited to one's needs or tastes; agreeable
v. to convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary lan…
v. to cut in order to study
congenial
adj. getting along well with others; affable
congenial
adj. suited to one's needs or tastes; agreeable
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
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.
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - 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
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 13
ardent
assail
asset
barter
adj. intensely eager; passionate
v. to attack violently or verbally v. to trouble in the mind.
n. anything owned that is of value and can be sold or otherwi…
v. to exchange goods or services without the use of money.
ardent
adj. intensely eager; passionate
assail
v. to attack violently or verbally v. to trouble in the mind.
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
21 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 6
anarchy
anarchy
apprehend
arraign
n. total absence of government
n. lack of order; total confusion
v. to seize; to arrest
v. to bring before a court to face charges
anarchy
n. total absence of government
anarchy
n. lack of order; total confusion
21 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 16
alleviate
antidote
antidote
bedlam
v. to relieve or make more bearable
n. a remedy that relieves the effects of a poison
n. anything that offers relief from an undesirable condition
n. a very confused or noisy scene
alleviate
v. to relieve or make more bearable
antidote
n. a remedy that relieves the effects of a poison
53 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 11 - Applying the Meanings
augmented
benign
benign
connoisseur
In order to buy a new bike before summer, Iris _____________h…
Friendly nurses were a __________presence in the hospital.
Although the weather had been ___________when Harry & Laura h…
A ______________of rare stamps would recognize the famous Eng…
augmented
In order to buy a new bike before summer, Iris _____________h…
benign
Friendly nurses were a __________presence in the hospital.
21 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 20
alienate
alienate
fervent
fervor
v. to cause to feel unfriendly where friendliness once existed
v. to cause to feel alone and cut off from.
adj. having or showing great warmth or deep feeling; intensel…
n. great warmth and intensity of feeling.
alienate
v. to cause to feel unfriendly where friendliness once existed
alienate
v. to cause to feel alone and cut off from.
21 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 17
accord
affirm
bequeath
bequeath
n. a feeling of agreement or harmony; a formal agreement
v. to declare positively
v. to pass on to others
v. to leave to another in one's will
accord
n. a feeling of agreement or harmony; a formal agreement
affirm
v. to declare positively
42 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 9 - Applying the Meanings
abetted
agile
agile
agility
Randy ______________his friend in stealing pumpkins by helpin…
Alexandra's _________steps followed Wilfredo's as the band pl…
In the final round of the chess tournament, Gary Kasparov's _…
Our karate instructor carefuly developed our __________throug…
abetted
Randy ______________his friend in stealing pumpkins by helpin…
agile
Alexandra's _________steps followed Wilfredo's as the band pl…
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.
21 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 16
alleviate
antidote
antidote
bedlam
v. to relieve or make more bearable
n. a remedy that relieves the effects of a poison
n. anything that offers relief from an undesirable condition
n. a very confused or noisy scene
alleviate
v. to relieve or make more bearable
antidote
n. a remedy that relieves the effects of a poison
15 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
40 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 15 - Applying the Meanings
ascertain
chastised
chastised
cull
Ms. Jenckes sent Terry to ____________the cause of the day.
A hundred years ago disruptive students were ___________ with…
It is embarrassing to be ____________in public.
Game wardens __________the deer herd when it grows too large…
ascertain
Ms. Jenckes sent Terry to ____________the cause of the day.
chastised
A hundred years ago disruptive students were ___________ with…
50 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 2 - Applying the Meanings
abrasion
abrasion
abrasive
abrasive
This protective coating helps to prevent ______________of the…
Natalie's fall during the basketball game resulted in an ____…
Don't use this ___________cleaner on the vinyl bathtub becaus…
The bus driver's _____________tone made the excited children…
abrasion
This protective coating helps to prevent ______________of the…
abrasion
Natalie's fall during the basketball game resulted in an ____…
19 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 15
ascertain
chastise
chastise
cull
v. to find out for certain
v. to punish by beating
v. to rebuke or criticize severely
v. to select and remove weak or inferior members from
ascertain
v. to find out for certain
chastise
v. to punish by beating
50 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings
anonymous
anthology
conjecture
conjectured
It is frustrating to be unable to thank the person who gave t…
This ______________of science-fiction stories includes some b…
Dad's _____________that the derelick building would be a prob…
The fire chief _____________that oily rags may have been the…
anonymous
It is frustrating to be unable to thank the person who gave t…
anthology
This ______________of science-fiction stories includes some b…
43 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 5 - Applying the Meanings
audacious
audacious
audacity
confiscated
Their _____________escape plan involved a helicopter landing…
Judge Miller admonished the defense lawyer for her __________…
Oliver Twist was the only boy with the ___________to ask for…
The Miami police _____________the stolen paintings they found…
audacious
Their _____________escape plan involved a helicopter landing…
audacious
Judge Miller admonished the defense lawyer for her __________…
49 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 10 - Applying the Meanings
abject
advocates
advocate
atrocities
King Lear's life changed from one of luxury and power to one…
This organization ____________the release of all people impri…
Former Surgeon General Koop was a strong ____________for a ba…
The war crimes judges in the Hague examined the _____________…
abject
King Lear's life changed from one of luxury and power to one…
advocates
This organization ____________the release of all people impri…
50 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 12 - Applying the Meanings
acceded
affluent
affluence
arbitrary
Myron _________to the wishes of his colleagues when he stoppe…
Although Cicely was not from an _________family, she could at…
Mrs. Winn's ____________is due to oil being discovered on her…
Even though our choice of restaurant was __________, the food…
acceded
Myron _________to the wishes of his colleagues when he stoppe…
affluent
Although Cicely was not from an _________family, she could at…
20 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
adj. eager; enthusiastic
adj. abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
adj. short and to the point
v. to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation…
avid
adj. eager; enthusiastic
brusque
adj. abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
44 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 6 - Applying the Meanings
anarchy
apprehended
apprehended
arraigned
Government officials fled, leaving the country in a state of…
John Brown was ______________when he tried to confiscate guns…
When contact with the space shuttle Columbia was lost on Febr…
Lee Harvey Oswald had barely been _____________for the assass…
anarchy
Government officials fled, leaving the country in a state of…
apprehended
John Brown was ______________when he tried to confiscate guns…
44 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 7 - Applying the Meanings
claustrophobia
colleagues
condescended
condescended
Although John is in the navy, his _______________prevents him…
On her birthday, Mom's _________surprised her by taking her o…
Once he became president of the company, Mr. Rose never _____…
During rehearsals, the star of the show never _______________…
claustrophobia
Although John is in the navy, his _______________prevents him…
colleagues
On her birthday, Mom's _________surprised her by taking her o…
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
19 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 15
ascertain
chastise
chastise
cull
v. to find out for certain
v. to punish by beating
v. to rebuke or criticize severely
v. to select and remove weak or inferior members from
ascertain
v. to find out for certain
chastise
v. to punish by beating
44 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 7 - Applying the Meanings
claustrophobia
colleagues
condescended
condescended
Although John is in the navy, his _______________prevents him…
On her birthday, Mom's _________surprised her by taking her o…
Once he became president of the company, Mr. Rose never _____…
During rehearsals, the star of the show never _______________…
claustrophobia
Although John is in the navy, his _______________prevents him…
colleagues
On her birthday, Mom's _________surprised her by taking her o…
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 15
ascertain
chastise
cull
defer
v. to find out for certain
v. to punish by beating
v. to select and remove weak or inferior members from
v. to put off or postpone
ascertain
v. to find out for certain
chastise
v. to punish by beating
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
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