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Wordly Wise 6, Lesson 16
awe
catastrophe
collide
consequence
n. A feeling of fear or nervous wonder and respect.... v. To fil…
n. Something that causes great loss and suffering; a terrible…
v. To come together with great force.
n. 1. A result or outcome.... 2. Importance.
awe
n. A feeling of fear or nervous wonder and respect.... v. To fil…
catastrophe
n. Something that causes great loss and suffering; a terrible…
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Wordly Wise Word List
abhor
affable
amiss
despondant
v. To shrink from in disgust; to detest adj. Disgusting
adj. Pleasant; approachable;gracious
adv. In a wrong or imperfect way adj. Out of order, wrong
adj. Depressed from loss of hope or confidence
abhor
v. To shrink from in disgust; to detest adj. Disgusting
affable
adj. Pleasant; approachable;gracious
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Wordly Wise Lesson 6 (first 9 words)
anarchy
apprehend
arraign
assimilate
[1] (n.) Total absence of government.... [2] (n.) Lack of order;…
[1] (v.) To seize; to arrest.... [2] (v.) To grasp the meaning o…
(v.) To bring before a court to face charges.
[1] (v.) To absorb into a population.... [2] (v.) To take in a p…
anarchy
[1] (n.) Total absence of government.... [2] (n.) Lack of order;…
apprehend
[1] (v.) To seize; to arrest.... [2] (v.) To grasp the meaning o…
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Wordly Wise Words
avid
brusque
concise
demean
having a strong desire
abrupt, gruff
short and to the point
lowering self esteem and reputation
avid
having a strong desire
brusque
abrupt, gruff
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Wordly Wise words lesso
accurate
approximate
course
depart
able to give correct reading or measurement. 2- without mista…
not exact but close enough to be reasonably correct
the path over which something moves. 2- a way of acting or be…
to leave to go away from a place. departure - the act of leav…
accurate
able to give correct reading or measurement. 2- without mista…
approximate
not exact but close enough to be reasonably correct
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Wordly Wise Words
Avid
Brusque
concise
demean
(adj) desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
(adj) Abrupt in manner or speech
Short and to the point
To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
Avid
(adj) desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
Brusque
(adj) Abrupt in manner or speech
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Wordly Wise (vocab words)
annual
artificial
blend
bore
Occurring every year... Plant has 1-year life cycle
not real (Splenda) made by humans and not nature people are a…
to mix
to drill a hole without interest
annual
Occurring every year... Plant has 1-year life cycle
artificial
not real (Splenda) made by humans and not nature people are a…
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Wordly Wise Vocabulary Words
Audacious
Confiscate
Conscientious
Depict
Willing to take risks; daring.
To seize, by force if necessary; to take risk.
Thorough; careful.
To give a picture of; to describe.
Audacious
Willing to take risks; daring.
Confiscate
To seize, by force if necessary; to take risk.
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100 Wordly Wise Words
Abate
Evict
Devastate
Sham
v. To become weaker; to decrease.
v. To force out of property by taking legal action.
v. To ruin or destroy completely.
n. Something fake or false.... adj. Not genuine; fake.... v. To pre…
Abate
v. To become weaker; to decrease.
Evict
v. To force out of property by taking legal action.
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WORDLY wise words
Pervade
Rebuff
Corroborate
Cursory
V. To spread throughout. Adj. spreading throughout
V. To reject bluntly. To drive back. n. A blunt rejection. An…
V. To provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm.
Adj. done in a hurry and with little attention to detail.
Pervade
V. To spread throughout. Adj. spreading throughout
Rebuff
V. To reject bluntly. To drive back. n. A blunt rejection. An…
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Wordly Wise Vocab Words
aquatic
assert
avert
bleak
growing or living in or on water
to firmly declare
to turn away
without much hope
aquatic
growing or living in or on water
assert
to firmly declare
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wordly wise words
apparel
appreciate
continuously
dissolve
the things that are worn by a person
to see the worth or quality of; to increase in value
going without stopping
to make or become liquid; to bring or to an end
apparel
the things that are worn by a person
appreciate
to see the worth or quality of; to increase in value
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Wordly wise vocab words
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 n.light, playful conv…
Adept
Adj. highly skilled; expert.
Audible
Adj. capable of being heard.
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Wordly Wise Lesson 6 (Final 10 Words)
dissension
elapse
imminent
interrogate
(n.) A difference of opinion; disagreement.
(v.) To pass or slip by (used with time).
(adj.) About to happen; likely to occur in the very near futu…
(v.) To ask questions of, especially in a thorough or formal…
dissension
(n.) A difference of opinion; disagreement.
elapse
(v.) To pass or slip by (used with time).
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Wordly Wise Finals Words
Adept
Facilitate
Fastidious
Precede
adj. Highly skilled; expert
v. To make easier
adj. ... 1. Paying close attention to detail... 2. Difficult to ple…
v. To go or come before in time, rank, or position
Adept
adj. Highly skilled; expert
Facilitate
v. To make easier
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Wordly Wise Finals Words
Adept
Facilitate
Fastidious
Precede
adj. Highly skilled; expert
v. To make easier
adj. ... 1. Paying close attention to detail... 2. Difficult to ple…
v. To go or come before in time, rank, or position
Adept
adj. Highly skilled; expert
Facilitate
v. To make easier
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Wordly Wise Words #3
admonish
aghast
annihilate
bestow
to warn
struck with horror; shocked
to destroy completely; to reduce to utter ruin
to give as an honor; to present as a gift
admonish
to warn
aghast
struck with horror; shocked
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Wordly Wise Words
anticipate
bankrupt
brief
brisk
v.1.To look forward to;to expect 2.To be aware of and to prov…
adj.1.Unable to pay one's debts and freed by law from doing s…
adj.Short,not long-lasting. v.To give a short explanation or…
adj. 1.Quick;active 2.Stimulating;refreshing
anticipate
v.1.To look forward to;to expect 2.To be aware of and to prov…
bankrupt
adj.1.Unable to pay one's debts and freed by law from doing s…
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Finals Wordly Wise Words
Calumny
Domain
Dorsal
Epicure
Slander
Area of control/knowledge
Back
Has good taste
Calumny
Slander
Domain
Area of control/knowledge
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Wordly Wise 6 Words
abolish
agony
catapult
character
cancel; put an end to
pain
slingshot; hurling machine
A fictional personality created by an author
abolish
cancel; put an end to
agony
pain
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Wordly Wise exam words
piqued
enlighten
capricious
recede
to arouse/ excite, a feeling of resentment caused by being ig…
to inform/ instruct
likely to change quickly for no obvious reason
to move back/ drop to a lower level, become fainter
piqued
to arouse/ excite, a feeling of resentment caused by being ig…
enlighten
to inform/ instruct
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Wordly Wise Words
Bewail
Destitute
Detract
Extol
V. to express deep sorrow or regret over
ADJ. without resources or possessions, especially the necessi…
V. to take away, especially from the value, beauty, or import…
V. to praise highly
Bewail
V. to express deep sorrow or regret over
Destitute
ADJ. without resources or possessions, especially the necessi…
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wordly wise words
alacrity
apropos
allude
avocation
cheerful promptness; eagerness;
(adj.)Fitting the occasion; suitable or apt.
(v.) to refer to casually or indirectly
An activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby.
alacrity
cheerful promptness; eagerness;
apropos
(adj.)Fitting the occasion; suitable or apt.
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Wordly Wise 13 words
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 Words
Avid
Brusque
Concise
Demean
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed ... 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
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed ... Enthusiastic
Brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
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Wordly Wise 9 Words
Accumulate
Aggravate
Conserve
Contaminate
To increase in number or amount;to pile up, collect, or gather.
1. To make worse.... 2. To anger or annoy... 2. A source of annoyan…
To save by using carefully.... The saving or protection of somet…
To harm by contact with something undesirable.... The act of or…
Accumulate
To increase in number or amount;to pile up, collect, or gather.
Aggravate
1. To make worse.... 2. To anger or annoy... 2. A source of annoyan…
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Wordly Wise Words 13
Blandishment
Deprecate
Discomfit
Meteoric
That which is intended to coax or persuade, such as flattery;…
To criticize or express disapproval of... To represent as of lit…
To make uneasy by confusing or embarrassing a person
Coming into existence swiftly, suddenly, brightly, like a met…
Blandishment
That which is intended to coax or persuade, such as flattery;…
Deprecate
To criticize or express disapproval of... To represent as of lit…
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Wordly Wise 3 Words
abundant
abundance
distinct
graze
more than enough plentiful
a great amount
not the same; different or seperate
to feed on growing grass
abundant
more than enough plentiful
abundance
a great amount
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Wordly Wise Words #2
Abrasion
Clad
Corroborate
Cursory
n. 1. A wearing away or rubbing away by friction... 2. A scraped…
adj. Clothed or covered
v. To provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
adj. Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail
Abrasion
n. 1. A wearing away or rubbing away by friction... 2. A scraped…
Clad
adj. Clothed or covered
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English Wordly Wise Words
Abate
Acknowlodge
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, make decisions, or take action
Abate
To become weaker, to decrease
Acknowlodge
To admit the existence of
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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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sentence for wordly wise words
astute
authentic
delicacy
derogatory
adj: wise in a clever or practical way ... she was an astute stu…
adj: mexico is a very authentic place
n: the chicken is a delicacy on the menu
adj: the presidential candidate used derogatory terms in thei…
astute
adj: wise in a clever or practical way ... she was an astute stu…
authentic
adj: mexico is a very authentic place
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wordly wise words 6
Anarchy
Apprehend
Arraign
Assimilate
The 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
The absence of government... Lack of order; total confusion
Apprehend
To seize; to arrest ... To grasp the meaning of; to understand
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wordly wise 1 words
avid
brusque
concise
demean
having a strong desire for, to the point of greed... eager; enth…
abrupt in manner of speech; gruff
short and to the point
to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in in reputation…
avid
having a strong desire for, to the point of greed... eager; enth…
brusque
abrupt in manner of speech; gruff
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english wordly wise words
boycott
violate
verdict
custody
to combine in abstaining from, or preventing dealings with, a…
to break, infringe, or transgress (a law, rule, agreement, pr…
a judgment; decision
control over; responsible for care.
boycott
to combine in abstaining from, or preventing dealings with, a…
violate
to break, infringe, or transgress (a law, rule, agreement, pr…
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Wordly Wise Words Nov
applaud... applause
crafty
disclose
drab
v. to show approval, especially by clapping hands... n. the show…
adj. skilled at tricking others
v. to make known
adj. dull and without color; not cheerful or colorful
applaud... applause
v. to show approval, especially by clapping hands... n. the show…
crafty
adj. skilled at tricking others
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Wordly Wise 6, Lesson 18
abroad
anguish
commence
commend
adv. Away from one's own country.
n. Extreme pain of the body or mind.... v. To suffer extreme dou…
v. To start; to begin.
v. 1. To speak of with approval; to praise.... 2. To put in the…
abroad
adv. Away from one's own country.
anguish
n. Extreme pain of the body or mind.... v. To suffer extreme dou…
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WORDLY WISE REVIEW WORDS
Adament
Adulate
Ameliorate
Baneful
adj. Not yielding; firm.
v. To flatter or admire excessively; to idolize... (n. adulation)
v. To make better; to become better; to improve.
Adj. Causing destruction or ruin
Adament
adj. Not yielding; firm.
Adulate
v. To flatter or admire excessively; to idolize... (n. adulation)
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Wordly Wise 12 Words
Affluent
Arbitrary
Artisan
Irksome
Wealthy
Random
Skilled Worker
Annoying
Affluent
Wealthy
Arbitrary
Random
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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 8.1
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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Wordly wise 3 words
approach
burrow
cease
destructive
to go closer to.
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.
burrow
to dig a hole or tunnel into or under something.
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ELA - Wordly Wise Words
Abate
Acknowledge
Agent
Authority
To become weaker; to decrease.... Sentence: The speaker waited u…
To admit the existence.... Sentence: Did the police acknowledge…
A person who acts or does business for another.... Sentence: The…
The right to give orders, make decisions, or take action.
Abate
To become weaker; to decrease.... Sentence: The speaker waited u…
Acknowledge
To admit the existence.... Sentence: Did the police acknowledge…
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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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WOW Words Wordly Wise
Concise
Dehydrate
Anthology
Haunt
Short and to the point
To lack water
A collection of writings or books
To stay in one's mind
Concise
Short and to the point
Dehydrate
To lack water
Wordly Wise Vocabulary Words
affection
appeal
clasp
conspicuous
tender feeling
request
hold tightly
easily seen
affection
tender feeling
appeal
request
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Wordly Wise Words 2
Abrasion
Clad
Corroborate
Cursory
A wearing away or rubbing away by friction.... A scrapped or wor…
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.... A scrapped or wor…
Clad
Clothed or covered
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Wordly Wise Words 2
adjudicate
adjudicator
centennial
centennial
To hear and decide judicially; to judge.
One who judges
A one-hundredth anniversary or its celebration.
Of or pertaining to a period of one hundred years.
adjudicate
To hear and decide judicially; to judge.
adjudicator
One who judges
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wordly wise words
bewail
detract
extol
flamboyant
mourn
draw away
glorify
flashy
bewail
mourn
detract
draw away
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Wordly Wise Finals Words
Adept
Facilitate
Fastidious
Precede
adj. Highly skilled; expert
v. To make easier
adj. ... 1. Paying close attention to detail... 2. Difficult to ple…
v. To go or come before in time, rank, or position
Adept
adj. Highly skilled; expert
Facilitate
v. To make easier
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