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Wordly Wise Book 2 Lesson 1
calf
claw
couple
cushion
A young cow or bull.
The sharp curved nail on the toe of a bird or animal.
Two things of the same kind.
A pillow or a pad with a soft filling.
calf
A young cow or bull.
claw
The sharp curved nail on the toe of a bird or animal.
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Wordly Wise Book 3 Lesson 7
act
act
act
act
something that is done
a show that is put on
to play a part in a play, a movie, or tv
to do something
act
something that is done
act
a show that is put on
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 20
bogus
demise
devise
enshrine
(adj) counterfeit or fake. false and artificial in tone.... Bec…
(n) the end of existence or activity; death... Online newspaper…
(v) to form or arrange in the mind... The students hoped they c…
(v) to cherish as precious or sacred... His love for her is ens…
bogus
(adj) counterfeit or fake. false and artificial in tone.... Bec…
demise
(n) the end of existence or activity; death... Online newspaper…
Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 3
Allude
Consecrate
Disseminate
Dote
v. To refer to in an indirect way (used with 'to').... n. Allusion
v. To set apart as holy... v. To dedicate to a cause; to devote
v. To scatter or spread widely... n. Dissemination
v. To show excessive fondness for (used with 'on' or 'upon')
Allude
v. To refer to in an indirect way (used with 'to').... n. Allusion
Consecrate
v. To set apart as holy... v. To dedicate to a cause; to devote
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Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 10
ail
banish
communicate
console
v. to cause sickness, pain, or trouble; n. ailment- an illnes…
v. to force someone out of the country; to get rid of complet…
v. to make known; to give or exchange information; n. communi…
v. to make less sad; to comfort; n. consolation - comfort
ail
v. to cause sickness, pain, or trouble; n. ailment- an illnes…
banish
v. to force someone out of the country; to get rid of complet…
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 10
amputate
aptitude
beneficiary
boon
to cut off a body part
a natural talent
one who gains an advantage from something
welcome gift
amputate
to cut off a body part
aptitude
a natural talent
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 20
alienate
fervent
forbearance
gullible
verb - to cause to feel unfriendly when friendly existed OR t…
adj - intensely eager
noun - show of self-control or patience
adj - easily tricked or cheated; too trusting
alienate
verb - to cause to feel unfriendly when friendly existed OR t…
fervent
adj - intensely eager
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 11
augment
benign
connoisseur
discern
To increase in size, amount, or degree
Kind; gracious; gentle OR Favorable; not threatening
A person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine art…
To detect with the eyes OR to understand or comprehend OR to…
augment
To increase in size, amount, or degree
benign
Kind; gracious; gentle OR Favorable; not threatening
Wordly Wise, Book 5, Lesson 8
assemble (v. 1)
assemble (v. 2)
assembly (n. 1)
assembly (n. 2)
To bring together into a group; to gather.
To put or fit together.
A group of people gathered for a certain purpose.
The fitting together of various parts.
assemble (v. 1)
To bring together into a group; to gather.
assemble (v. 2)
To put or fit together.
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Wordly Wise Book 2-Lesson 5
absorb
anchor
brush
bud
To take in or soak up (water)
A heavy weight or a rope that keeps a boat from moving.
An object made of short, stiff hairs or wire often used to br…
A small swelling on a plant that will grow into a flower.
absorb
To take in or soak up (water)
anchor
A heavy weight or a rope that keeps a boat from moving.
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Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 18
abreast
barrier
breadth
capital
1.adj. Side by side.... 2.Up to date.
1.n.Anything that stops progress or blocks the way.
1.n.The distance of something from side to side,width. 2.Wide…
1.n.Wealth that can be used to produce more wealth. 2.The cit…
abreast
1.adj. Side by side.... 2.Up to date.
barrier
1.n.Anything that stops progress or blocks the way.
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 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
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 13
ardent
assail
asset
barter
passionate
attack violently
anything owned that is valuable and can be sold OR quality ca…
exchange goods or services without money
ardent
passionate
assail
attack violently
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Wordly Wise - Book 7 - Lesson 20
apathy
badger
compel
delude
n. A lack of interest or concern.
v. To keep bothering.... n. A strongly built, burrowing animal c…
v. To force or require to do something.
v. To mislead; to deceive.
apathy
n. A lack of interest or concern.
badger
v. To keep bothering.... n. A strongly built, burrowing animal c…
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 15
accentuate
aficionado
antecedent
centrifugal
(v) to emphasize or stress... In her dating profile, Ellen went…
(n) an enthusiast follower; a supporter or fan... Though once t…
(n) 1. a thing or event that precedes another ... (adj) 2. going…
(adj) moving or tending away from the center... A sling uses th…
accentuate
(v) to emphasize or stress... In her dating profile, Ellen went…
aficionado
(n) an enthusiast follower; a supporter or fan... Though once t…
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 3
allude
consecrate
disseminate
dote
to refer to something indirectly
to dedicate to a cause; to set apart as holy
to scatter or spread widely
to show excessive fondness for
allude
to refer to something indirectly
consecrate
to dedicate to a cause; to set apart as holy
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 3
allude (to)
consecrate
disseminate
dote (on / upon)
v. To refer to in an indirect way... (n. allusion-something that…
v. To set apart as holy; to dedicate to a cause; to devote
v. To scatter or spread widely... (n. dissemination-the act of .…
v. To show excessive fondness for
allude (to)
v. To refer to in an indirect way... (n. allusion-something that…
consecrate
v. To set apart as holy; to dedicate to a cause; to devote
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 1
Bewail
Destitute
Detract
Emancipate
v. To express deep regret or sorrow over. "He bewailed that h…
adj. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessi…
v. To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or import…
v. To set free from slavery; to liberate
Bewail
v. To express deep regret or sorrow over. "He bewailed that h…
Destitute
adj. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessi…
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Wordly Wise 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 others. 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.
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Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 14
afford
boast
chord
exceptional
to be able to pay for. to be able to do. to give to provide.
to talk with too much pride in oneself or in what owns or has…
Three or more notes of music played together.
Unusually good.
afford
to be able to pay for. to be able to do. to give to provide.
boast
to talk with too much pride in oneself or in what owns or has…
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Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 7
alter
confuse
distribute
eject
v. to change in some way; to make different; Homophone: (n.)…
V. to make or become unclear or mixed up in the mind; to mist…
v. to give out; to divide among several or many
v. to force or throw out
alter
v. to change in some way; to make different; Homophone: (n.)…
confuse
V. to make or become unclear or mixed up in the mind; to mist…
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 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
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Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 12
ability
amiable
bliss
caress
n. power or knowledge; skill
adj. friendly; good-natured and pleasant
n. complete joy or happiness... blissful adj. very happy; joyful
v. to touch in a tender or loving way... n. a tender or loving t…
ability
n. power or knowledge; skill
amiable
adj. friendly; good-natured and pleasant
Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 5
Callow
Contemporary
Cynical
Despot
adj. Young and inexperienced; immature
n. A person living during the same period as another... adj. Exi…
adj. Doubtful of the sincerity of others' motives... n. (Cynic)…
n. A dictator with absolute power or tyrannical control over…
Callow
adj. Young and inexperienced; immature
Contemporary
n. A person living during the same period as another... adj. Exi…
Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 2 -definitions
alacrity
array
deduce
encumber
NOUN:... 1. Promptness in responding.... 2. Eagerness.
NOUN:... 1. A large group of people or things.... 2. An orderly arr…
VERB:... To draw a conclusion from given facts.
VERB: ... 1. To weigh down or burden.... 2. To impede the action of.
alacrity
NOUN:... 1. Promptness in responding.... 2. Eagerness.
array
NOUN:... 1. A large group of people or things.... 2. An orderly arr…
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 2
alacrity
array (noun)
array (verb)
deduce
(n.) promptness in responding; eagerness... When the baker aske…
(n.v.) a large group of people or things; an orderly arrangem…
(v.) to place in order; to dress up... The Princess was arrayed…
(v.) to draw a conclusion from given facts... Your carrying an…
alacrity
(n.) promptness in responding; eagerness... When the baker aske…
array (noun)
(n.v.) a large group of people or things; an orderly arrangem…
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 5
confiscate
audacious
conscientious
depict
to take by force
daring; willing to take risks
thorough; pays attention to detail; careful
describe; to give a picture of
confiscate
to take by force
audacious
daring; willing to take risks
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Wordly Wise Book 3 Lesson 4
average
average
border
border
the usual amount or kind of something
not special or ordinary
a dividing line between two states or countries
the edge of something
average
the usual amount or kind of something
average
not special or ordinary
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Wordly Wise Book 3 Lesson 11
diagram
frustrate
frustrating
graduate
a plan or drawing that shows how something works or how diffe…
to keep from carrying out a plan or reaching a goal
causing one to be upset or discouraged
a person who has finished a course of study
diagram
a plan or drawing that shows how something works or how diffe…
frustrate
to keep from carrying out a plan or reaching a goal
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 9
abet
agile
allot
balmy
To encourage or assist in some activity, especially a questio…
Able to move quickly and easily; nimble.... or... Able to think qui…
To assign or distribute as a portion or share.
Soothing, mild.
abet
To encourage or assist in some activity, especially a questio…
agile
Able to move quickly and easily; nimble.... or... Able to think qui…
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Wordly Wise, Book 5, Lesson 13
accommodate (v.)
accommodate (v.)
aggressive (adj.)
aggressive (adj.)
To have or to find room for.
To do a favor for.
Ready to attack or start fights; acting in a hostile way.
Bold and active.
accommodate (v.)
To have or to find room for.
accommodate (v.)
To do a favor for.
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 11
augment
benign
connoisseur
discern
To increase in size, amount, or degree
Kind; gracious; gentle OR Favorable; not threatening
A person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine art…
To detect with the eyes OR to understand or comprehend OR to…
augment
To increase in size, amount, or degree
benign
Kind; gracious; gentle OR Favorable; not threatening
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 14
Amass
Articulate
Decimate
Dexterous
v. To gather or collect for one's use or profit; to accumulat…
v. To pronounce distinctly.... To express one's thoughts, feelin…
v. To kill or destroy a large portion of a group.... A nuclear…
adj. Skillful in the use of hands or mind.... The chimpanzee is…
Amass
v. To gather or collect for one's use or profit; to accumulat…
Articulate
v. To pronounce distinctly.... To express one's thoughts, feelin…
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Wordly Wise Book 5 Lesson 6
abolish
agony
catapult
character
v. To bring to an end; to do away with.
n. Great pain of mind or body; suffering.
n. A machine used in ancient wars that threw objects with gre…
n. 1. The qualities that make a person or place different or…
abolish
v. To bring to an end; to do away with.
agony
n. Great pain of mind or body; suffering.
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 12
accede
affluent
arbitrary
artisan
v. To agree; to consent to, often 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 consent to, often after urging from another.
affluent
adj. Generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
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Wordly Wise book 3 lesson 8
contain
container
digest
finicky
(v) To hold; to have within itself.
(n) A jar, box, or other object used for holding something.
(v) To change food after it has been eaten into simpler forms…
(adj) Hard to please; fussy.
contain
(v) To hold; to have within itself.
container
(n) A jar, box, or other object used for holding something.
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Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 4
active
astound
attend
cherish
adj. 1. Taking part; working. 2. Lively; quick; busy.... 3. Mov…
v. To surprise; to amaze.... adj. Very surprising.
v. 1. To go to or be present at. 2. To pay attention to.
v. 1. To cling to an idea or feeling. 2. To take good care of…
active
adj. 1. Taking part; working. 2. Lively; quick; busy.... 3. Mov…
astound
v. To surprise; to amaze.... adj. Very surprising.
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 6
apropos
ascendancy
assess
aver
fitting the occasion; suitable or apt.
controlling influence; domination
to analyze and determine the nature, value, or importance of
to declare positively; to state as the truth
apropos
fitting the occasion; suitable or apt.
ascendancy
controlling influence; domination
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 14
congenial
decipher
dissect
enigma
adj. 1. getting along well with others; affable 2. suited to…
v. 1. to convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary…
v. 1. to cut into in order to study 2. to study closely; to a…
n. anything that is puzzling, mysterious, or hard to figure out
congenial
adj. 1. getting along well with others; affable 2. suited to…
decipher
v. 1. to convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary…
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Wordly Wise 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
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WORDLY WISE -- Book 8 Lesson 18
aperture
cache
combustible
delegate
n. An opening or hole
n. 1. A hiding or storage place, especially for food or valua…
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. 1. A hiding or storage place, especially for food or valua…
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WORDLY WISE -- Book 8 Lesson 19
bulwark
culminate
engulf
feasible
n. A wall-like structure used as a defense. A person or thing…
v. To reach or bring to the highest point. n. The result of s…
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. A person or thing…
culminate
v. To reach or bring to the highest point. n. The result of s…
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Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 11
annual
annual
artificial
blend
adj. Happening every year. A plant that lives for one year
n. A plant that lives for one year.
adj. Made by human beings and not by nature
v. To come or mix together into one. To go together.
annual
adj. Happening every year. A plant that lives for one year
annual
n. A plant that lives for one year.
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 4
abhor
affable
amiss
despondent
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest.
adj. pleasant; approachable; gracious. n. friendliness of man…
adv. in wrong or imperfect way. adj. out of order; wrong.
adj. depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly disco…
abhor
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest.
affable
adj. pleasant; approachable; gracious. n. friendliness of man…
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 7
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.
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Wordly Wise book 5 lesson 11
accelerate
altitude
anxious
brace
v. - 1. To go or to cause to go faster. 2. To bring about at…
n. Height above sea level or the earth's surface.
adj. 1. Worried; concerned. 2. Eager; wishing strongly.
v. 1. To make stronger by giving support to. 2. To make ready…
accelerate
v. - 1. To go or to cause to go faster. 2. To bring about at…
altitude
n. Height above sea level or the earth's surface.
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Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 8
ancient
century
chamber
descend
adj. very old; a long time ago
n. one hundred years
n. a room, an office
v. to go or come down
ancient
adj. very old; a long time ago
century
n. one hundred years
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 14
congenial
decipher
dissect
enigma
1. adj. Getting along well with others: affable.... 2. Suited to…
1. v. To convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary…
1. v. To cut into in order to study.... 2. To study closely; to…
1. n. Anything that is puzzling, mysterious, or hard to figur…
congenial
1. adj. Getting along well with others: affable.... 2. Suited to…
decipher
1. v. To convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary…
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Wordly Wise-Book 2-Lesson 4
ape
brain
branch
cavern
a large, strong animal related to monkeys but without a tail.
The gray matter made of nerve cells packed inside the skull.
A part of the tree that grows out of its main stem.
A large cave
ape
a large, strong animal related to monkeys but without a tail.
brain
The gray matter made of nerve cells packed inside the skull.
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 15
analyze
apprehensive
coincide
compose
to break down into separate parts in order to study
worried or uneasy
to be in the same place or time; to be exactly the same
to make by combining... to create or write... to quiet or calm
analyze
to break down into separate parts in order to study
apprehensive
worried or uneasy
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