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Language Wordly Wise Lesson One
Avid
Brusque
Concise
Demean
Eager; enthusiastic
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
Short and to the point
To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
Avid
Eager; enthusiastic
Brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
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Language Arts Wordly Wise #2
Abrasion
Clad
Corroborate
Cursory
The wearing away by friction
Clothed or Covered
To provide evidence to make more certain
Done in a hurry, with little detail
Abrasion
The wearing away by friction
Clad
Clothed or Covered
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language Arts Wordly Wise 1
Abate
Acknowledge
Agent
Authority
to become weaker,to decrease
to admit the existence of
a person who acts or does business for another
the right to give orders
Abate
to become weaker,to decrease
Acknowledge
to admit the existence of
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Language Arts- Wordly Wise Lesson 2 Book 7
astute
authentic
delicacy
derogatory
wise in a clever or practical way
genuine ; true
a choice item of food
expressing a low opinion; intended to hurt the reputation of…
astute
wise in a clever or practical way
authentic
genuine ; true
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Language and Literature Wordly Wise 15
analyze
apprehensive
coincide
compose
to break down into separate parts in order to study... an examin…
worried or uneasy about what might happen... worry about what mi…
to be in the same place or occur at the same time... to be exact…
to make by combining... to create or write, as a poem or song... to…
analyze
to break down into separate parts in order to study... an examin…
apprehensive
worried or uneasy about what might happen... worry about what mi…
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Wordly Wise for Language Arts Exam
Aver
Import
Voluble
Divulge
To declare positively; to state as the truth
To make known; disclose; to bestow
Characterized by a read flow of words; talkative
To make known something secret; to reveal
Aver
To declare positively; to state as the truth
Import
To make known; disclose; to bestow
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English Language Arts Wordly Wise Lesson 2
arrogant
boycott
boycott
campaign
adj. showing to much pride in oneself
v. to join others in refusing to deal with a person or group.
the act of boycotting
n. A series of actions intended to accomplish a goal. A serie…
arrogant
adj. showing to much pride in oneself
boycott
v. to join others in refusing to deal with a person or group.
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Wordly Wise Lesson 1
accustom
alert
assign
budge
v. to make familiar... adj. usual... used to
adj. watchful; wide-awake... v. to warn to be ready... n. a warning…
v. to select for a position or for what has to be done... n. wha…
v. to move or shift
accustom
v. to make familiar... adj. usual... used to
alert
adj. watchful; wide-awake... v. to warn to be ready... n. a warning…
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Language Arts Wordly Wise Lesson 5
Antic
Attire
Captivate
Deft
A playful or funny act
Clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes... To dress up or…
To please greatly... To win over with special charm
Quick and sure... Skillful at handling
Antic
A playful or funny act
Attire
Clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes... To dress up or…
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Language Arts Exam Wordly Wise Words
anarchy
apprehend
arraign
assimilate
n. Total absence of government. Lack of order; total confusion.
v. To seize; to arrest To grasp the meaning of, to understand.
v. To bring before a court to face charges.
v. To absorb into a population. To take part and absorb into…
anarchy
n. Total absence of government. Lack of order; total confusion.
apprehend
v. To seize; to arrest To grasp the meaning of, to understand.
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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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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.
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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
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Language Arts 7 Wordly Wise Study Guide
abate
devastate
impartial
precise
v. To become weaker, to decrease
v. To ruin or completely destroy
adj. Not favoring one side more than another; fair
adj. Exact; accurate
abate
v. To become weaker, to decrease
devastate
v. To ruin or completely destroy
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Wordly Wise
approach
burrow
cease
destructive
To go closer to.... A road or way that leads to a place.
To dig a hole or tunnel into or under something.
to stop, to come or bring to an end.
causing harm or damage.
approach
To go closer to.... A road or way that leads to a place.
burrow
To dig a hole or tunnel into or under something.
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wordly wise lesson 5
abrupt
achieve
achievement
attempt
sudden and unexpected
accomplish
something done that takes skill or effort
To try; to make an effort
abrupt
sudden and unexpected
achieve
accomplish
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Wordly Wise Lesson 4
the usual amount or kind of something
ordinary, not special
a dividing line between two states or…
the edge of something
average
average
border
border
the usual amount or kind of something
average
ordinary, not special
average
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Language Wordly Wise 11 Vocabulary List
Ballast
Buoyant
Clamber
Detatch
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... 2. Lacking concern; not taking sides
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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Language Arts Lesson 1: Wordly Wise Words
Avid
Brusque
Concise
Demean
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
Short and to the point
To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
Avid
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
Brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
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Wordly Wise Lesson 7
alter (v.)
alteration (n.)
confuse (v.)
confusing - adj.
(v.) to change in some way; to make different
(n.) a change
(V.) to make or become unclear or mixed up in the mind; to mi…
(adj)- Hard to follow or understand; unclear
alter (v.)
(v.) to change in some way; to make different
alteration (n.)
(n.) a change
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Wordly Wise Lesson 3
ancestor
carnivore
comprehend
duration
n. a person from whom one is descended... an early kind of anim…
n. a flesh-eating animal... adj. flesh-eating
v. to understand... n. the act of understanding; the ability to…
n. the time during which something lasts or continues
ancestor
n. a person from whom one is descended... an early kind of anim…
carnivore
n. a flesh-eating animal... adj. flesh-eating
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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 terms Language Arts Final 7th
Blithe
Docile
Ponderous
Verge
Adj.... 1. Cheerful;carefree. 2. Not showing proper care;heedless.
Adj.... Well behaved;easy to handle.
Adj.... Heavy and slow moving
N.V. ... N.... An edge, border or brink... V. ... To come close to and e…
Blithe
Adj.... 1. Cheerful;carefree. 2. Not showing proper care;heedless.
Docile
Adj.... Well behaved;easy to handle.
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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 13 Language Arts
Adapt
Deplete
Efficient
Fatigue
To change to fit new conditions.
To use up.
Producing results without waste.
A feeling of tiredness from work or exercise.
Adapt
To change to fit new conditions.
Deplete
To use up.
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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
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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
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Language Arts Mid Term Wordly Wise
Proprietor
Rebuff
Clad
Corroborate
Owner of a buisness or store
To reject bluntly ... Drive back ... Abrupt set back in progress
Clothed or covered
To provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
Proprietor
Owner of a buisness or store
Rebuff
To reject bluntly ... Drive back ... Abrupt set back in progress
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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
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Language Arts Lesson 2 Wordly Wise Words
Abrasion
Clad
Corroborate
Cursory
1) A wearing away or rubbing away by friction.... 2) A scraped o…
Clothed or covered.
To provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm.
Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail.
Abrasion
1) A wearing away or rubbing away by friction.... 2) A scraped o…
Clad
Clothed or covered.
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Language Arts- Wordly Wise Lesson 5
Antic
Attire
Captivate
Deft
A playful or funny act
Clothes, especially find or expensive clothes.... To dress up o…
To please greatly, to win over by special charm
Quick and sure, skillful at handling
Antic
A playful or funny act
Attire
Clothes, especially find or expensive clothes.... To dress up o…
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wordly wise
Cylinder
examine
fatal
feature
NOUN: An object in the shape of a tube or pipe
VERB: to look at closely
ADJETIVE: causing death
NOUN: ... 1) an important or special part of something... 2) any pa…
Cylinder
NOUN: An object in the shape of a tube or pipe
examine
VERB: to look at closely
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Wordly Wise Lesson 3
ancestor
ancestor
carnivore
carnivorous
a person from whom one is descended
an early kind of animal from which later ones have developed;…
a flesh-eating animal
flesh-eating
ancestor
a person from whom one is descended
ancestor
an early kind of animal from which later ones have developed;…
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Wordly Wise Lesson 4
accurate
approximate
course
depart
adj. able to give a correct reading or measurement... without mi…
adj. not exact, but close enough to be reasonably correct
n. the path over which something moves... a way of acting or beh…
v. to leave; to go away from a place... n. the act of leaving
accurate
adj. able to give a correct reading or measurement... without mi…
approximate
adj. not exact, but close enough to be reasonably correct
Wordly Wise Lesson 5
embark
conscientious
pilfer
slovenly
to go on board a ship at the start of a voyage
thorough; careful
to steal small amounts of little things
untidy; carelessly
embark
to go on board a ship at the start of a voyage
conscientious
thorough; careful
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Wordly Wise Lesson 7
alter
alter
alter
alter
To change in some way; to make or become different.
Let's _____________ our uniforms so they fit better.
We______________our plan and went to recess before lunch.
alter
To change in some way; to make or become different.
alter
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Wordly Wise Lesson 14
access
associate
boisterous
brilliant
n. freedom or permission to enter... a way to approach or entry
v. to bring together in the mind... to come or be together as f…
adj. noisy and uncontrolled
adj. very bright; sparkling... very clever or smart
access
n. freedom or permission to enter... a way to approach or entry
associate
v. to bring together in the mind... to come or be together as f…
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Wordly Wise Lesson 2
aroma
beverage
bland
brittle
noun- A smell or odor, especially a ... pleasant one.
noun- A liquid used as a drink
adjective- 1. lacking a strong flavor.... 2. not irritating, ex…
adjective- Easily broken; not flexible.
aroma
noun- A smell or odor, especially a ... pleasant one.
beverage
noun- A liquid used as a drink
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Wordly Wise Lesson 3
ambition
auction
coast
coast
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
to move without power or effort
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 7.6
addict
aspire
bias
blatant
A physiological or psychological dependence on a drug or othe…
(v.) to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher…
A prejudiced view (either for or against); a preference
Very obvious
addict
A physiological or psychological dependence on a drug or othe…
aspire
(v.) to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher…
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Wordly Wise Lesson 3
ancestor
carnivore
comprehend
duration
a person from whom one is descended... an early kind of animal f…
a flesh-eating animal
to understand
the time during which something lasts or continues
ancestor
a person from whom one is descended... an early kind of animal f…
carnivore
a flesh-eating animal
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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 7.4
acquire
antagonize
competent
comprise
To gain possession of
to act hostile towards; provoke
having the ability to do what is needed
(v.) to include or contain; to be made up of
acquire
To gain possession of
antagonize
to act hostile towards; provoke
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2nd Semester Finals Language Arts Wordly Wise
arbitrate
Avert
Capricious
Haughty
To settle a disagreement between two parties by having a thir…
To turn away, To keep from happening
Likely to change quickly for no obvious reason.
Showing too much pride in oneself and scorn or contempt for o…
arbitrate
To settle a disagreement between two parties by having a thir…
Avert
To turn away, To keep from happening
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Language Arts Exame Wordly Wise Words
Adulation
Reocmpense
Interred
Colloquial
To flatter or admire excessively; to idolize.
To pay or compensate.... Payment; compensation.
To put in a grave; to bury.
Characterized by informal language.
Adulation
To flatter or admire excessively; to idolize.
Reocmpense
To pay or compensate.... Payment; compensation.
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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
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Language Arts 7 Wordly Wise Study Guide
abate
devastate
impartial
precise
v. To become weaker, to decrease
v. To ruin or completely destroy
adj. Not favoring one side more than another; fair
adj. Exact; accurate
abate
v. To become weaker, to decrease
devastate
v. To ruin or completely destroy
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Wordly Wise Lesson 4
active
active
active
astound
Taking part in; working
lively, quick, busy
moving around a lot; moving quickly
To surprise, amaze.
active
Taking part in; working
active
lively, quick, busy
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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
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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
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