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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
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
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
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
15 terms
wordly wise 6 book 8
Anarchy
Apprehend
Arraign
Assimilate
1. Total absence of government ... 2. Lack of order; total confu…
1. To seize; to arrest ... 2. To grasp the meaning of; to unders…
1. To bring before a court to face charges
1. To absorb into a population... 2. To take in a part and absor…
Anarchy
1. Total absence of government ... 2. Lack of order; total confu…
Apprehend
1. To seize; to arrest ... 2. To grasp the meaning of; to unders…
32 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8: List 1 Definitions
avid
avid
brusque
brusque (brusqueness)
adj. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.
adj. Eager; enthusiastic.
adj. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
n. The quality or state of being brusque.
avid
adj. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.
avid
adj. Eager; enthusiastic.
18 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8: Word List 1
acetic
clandestine
cosmic
devolve
(adj.) containing or relating to acetic acid; vinegary smell…
(adj.) secret, concealed; underhanded
(adj.) Pertaining to the universe; vast
v. be transferred to another; delegate to another; gradually…
acetic
(adj.) containing or relating to acetic acid; vinegary smell…
clandestine
(adj.) secret, concealed; underhanded
15 terms
Wordly Wise 1-12 book 8
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 with little attention to detail
abrasion
a wearing away or rubbing away by friction.
clad
clothed or covered
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed. Eager; ent…
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. Eager; ent…
brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 - Lesson 1
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
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed. Eager; ent…
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. Eager; ent…
brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
30 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Ls 1-2
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.
20 terms
Wordly Wise 3000 Book 8 - L1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
Enthusiastic, dedicated, passionate; excessively desirous
abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
Brief, to the point
to lower in dignity, honor, or standing; debase
avid
Enthusiastic, dedicated, passionate; excessively desirous
brusque
abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
120 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lessons 1-8
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
210 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8
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.
105 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
60 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
15 terms
Wordly Wise 3000, Book 8, Lesson 1
Definitions:... 1) greedy... example- The cr…
Definition: talking in a brief and dis…
Definition: short and to the point... ex…
Definition - to lower someone's self-e…
avid - adjective... What does this baby want?
brusque - adjective
concise - adjective
demean - verb... Does this man look mean or nice?
Definitions:... 1) greedy... example- The cr…
avid - adjective... What does this baby want?
Definition: talking in a brief and dis…
brusque - adjective
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
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
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
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
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
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
22 terms
Wordly Wise book 8 #1
avid
brusque
brusqueness
concise
adj. 1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.... 2.…
adj. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
n. The quality or state of being brusque.
adj. Short and to the point.
avid
adj. 1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.... 2.…
brusque
adj. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
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
60 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8.1-4
avid
brusque
concise
demean
adj. 1. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed... 2.…
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. 1. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed... 2.…
brusque
adj. abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
75 terms
Wordly Wise, Book 8, Lessons 1-5
audacious
confiscate
conscientious
depict
willing ot take risks; daring, showing disrespect or lack of…
to seize, by force if necessary; to take possession of.
thorough; careful. honest; principled
to give a picture of; to describe
audacious
willing ot take risks; daring, showing disrespect or lack of…
confiscate
to seize, by force if necessary; to take possession of.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
1.Having a strong desire for, to the p…
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
short and to the point
to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to…
avid
brusque
concise
demean
1.Having a strong desire for, to the p…
avid
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
brusque
15 terms
WORDLY WISE 1 (Book 8)
Avid
Brusque
Concise
Demean
Eager
Abrupt in manner
Short and to the point
Cause a lowering of self-esteem
Avid
Eager
Brusque
Abrupt in manner
15 terms
Wordly Wise 1: Book 8
avid
brusque
concise
demean
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
Abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
Brief and to the point
to cause a lowering of self esteem, degrading
avid
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
brusque
Abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
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
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
avid
Eager; enthusiastic
avid
Eager; enthusiastic
14 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
avid
concise
demean
despicable
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed. Eager; ent…
Short and to the point.
To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
Deserving contempt or scorn.
avid
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed. Eager; ent…
concise
Short and to the point.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
adj - strong desire for; great enthusiasm
adj - abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
adj - short and to the point
verb - lower self-esteem, character, or reputation; degrade
avid
adj - strong desire for; great enthusiasm
brusque
adj - abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
52 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 L11-L14 Term 1 Review
benign
connoisseur
discern
embellish
Kind; gracious; gentle;... Favorable; not threatening.
(n.) an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical ju…
To detect with the eyes; To understand or comprehend ; To rec…
(v.) to decorate, adorn, touch up; to improve by adding details
benign
Kind; gracious; gentle;... Favorable; not threatening.
connoisseur
(n.) an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical ju…
33 terms
WordlyWise 3000, Book 8, Lesson 1
avid
avid
brusque
brusqueness
1. having a strong desire for something, to the point of greed
2. eager; enthusiastic
abrupt in manner or speech (but not necessarily deliberately)…
the quality or state of being abrupt, blunt
avid
1. having a strong desire for something, to the point of greed
avid
2. eager; enthusiastic
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed; eager, ent…
Abrupt in manner or speech.
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; eager, ent…
brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech.
9 terms
wordly wise 12 book 8
accede
affluent
affluence
arbitrary
to agree to, to consent to, often after arguing from another
generously supplied with money or possessions;wealthy
wealth
determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or necessity
accede
to agree to, to consent to, often after arguing from another
affluent
generously supplied with money or possessions;wealthy
32 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8: List 1 Sentence Completion
avid
avid
brusque
brusqueness
_____ for the attention of their baby-sitter, the children sh…
Marcia is an _____ skier who spends each weekend in the slopes.
The lawyer's _____ questioning intimidated the witness.
With a _____ unlike her, Melanie ended the phone conversation.
avid
_____ for the attention of their baby-sitter, the children sh…
avid
Marcia is an _____ skier who spends each weekend in the slopes.
15 terms
wordly wise 6 book 8
Anarchy
Apprehend
Arraign
Assimilate
1. Total absence of government ... 2. Lack of order; total confu…
1. To seize; to arrest ... 2. To grasp the meaning of; to unders…
1. To bring before a court to face charges
1. To absorb into a population... 2. To take in a part and absor…
Anarchy
1. Total absence of government ... 2. Lack of order; total confu…
Apprehend
1. To seize; to arrest ... 2. To grasp the meaning of; to unders…
11 terms
Wordly Wise 3000: Book 8, Lesson 1
avid
concise
demean
despicable
adj. 1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.... 2.…
adj. Short and to the point.
v. To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation…
adj. Deserving contempt or scorn.
avid
adj. 1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.... 2.…
concise
adj. Short and to the point.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
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
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
1.Having a strong desire for, to the p…
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
short and to the point
to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to…
avid
brusque
concise
demean
1.Having a strong desire for, to the p…
avid
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
brusque
48 terms
WORDLY WISE -- Book 8 Lessons 1-20
indelible
prolific
impeccable
irrepressible
cannot be removed or erased
intellectually productive
without fault or error
impossible to control
indelible
cannot be removed or erased
prolific
intellectually productive
58 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 L11-L14 Term 1 Review Sentence
benign
connoisseur
discern
discern
Although the weather had been ______ when Harry and Laura had…
A ________ of rare stamps would recognize the famous English…
About forty-five minutes after the ferry left Block island, t…
Not until she finished the novel did Janice _______ the signi…
benign
Although the weather had been ______ when Harry and Laura had…
connoisseur
A ________ of rare stamps would recognize the famous English…
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 1
Avid
Brusque
Brusqueness
Concise
adj. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed. Eager…
adj. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
n. The quality or state of being brusque
adj. Short and to the point
Avid
adj. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed. Eager…
Brusque
adj. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
15 terms
Wordly Wise book 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 book 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
30 terms
Wordly-Wise 3000 book 8 (1-20)
Avid
brusque
concise
demean
Having a strong desire, to the point of greed
Abrupt manor of speech, gruff
Short and to the point
to cause lowering of self esteem
Avid
Having a strong desire, to the point of greed
brusque
Abrupt manor of speech, gruff
15 terms
Lesson 1 Wordly Wise 3000 Book 8
Definitions:... 1) greedy... example- The cr…
Definition: talking in a brief and dis…
Definition: short and to the point... ex…
Definition - to lower someone's self-e…
avid - adjective... What does this baby want?
brusque - adjective
concise - adjective
demean - verb... Does this man look mean or nice?
Definitions:... 1) greedy... example- The cr…
avid - adjective... What does this baby want?
Definition: talking in a brief and dis…
brusque - adjective
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