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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 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 3000 Book 4, Lesson 7
alter
confuse
distribute
eject
v. To change in some way; to make or become different... n. -ati…
v. To make or become unclear or mixed up in the mind; to mist…
v. To give out; to divide among several or many. To be spread…
v. To force or throw out
alter
v. To change in some way; to make or become different... n. -ati…
confuse
v. To make or become unclear or mixed up in the mind; to mist…
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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 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 5 Lesson 1
Accustom
Alert
Assign
Budge
To make familiar, normal, use to.
Watchful, wide awake.... To warn, to be ready.... A warning signal.
To select for a position or for what has to be done.... To give…
To move or shift.
Accustom
To make familiar, normal, use to.
Alert
Watchful, wide awake.... To warn, to be ready.... A warning signal.
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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 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 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 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…
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Wordly Wise -- 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. Anything t…
n. a very confused and 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. Anything t…
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 9
accumulate
aggravate
aggravation
conserve
v. To increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect, or g…
v. 1. To make worse.
n. 1. Annoyance; exasperation.... 2. A source of annoyance or ex…
v. To save by using carefully.
accumulate
v. To increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect, or g…
aggravate
v. 1. To make worse.
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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…
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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 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 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 8 Lesson 8
Adept (adj.)
Audible (adj.)
Azure (adj.)
Banter (V.)
very skilled, esp natural talent improved by practice
Loud enough to be heard.
The blue color of a cloudless sky
to exchange playful remarks; tease
Adept (adj.)
very skilled, esp natural talent improved by practice
Audible (adj.)
Loud enough to be heard.
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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 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 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 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 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 5 Lesson 4
accurate
approximate
course
depart
Able to give a correct reading or measurement, without mistak…
Not exact, but close enough to be reasonably correct.
The path over which something moves, a way of acting or behav…
To leave; to go away from a place, the act of leaving.
accurate
Able to give a correct reading or measurement, without mistak…
approximate
Not exact, but close enough to be reasonably correct.
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 5
antic
attire
captivate
deft
n. (usually plural) a playful or funny act
n. clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes; v. to dres…
v. to please greatly, to win over by special charm
adj. quick and sure, skillful at handling
antic
n. (usually plural) a playful or funny act
attire
n. clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes; v. to dres…
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 5
Callow
Contemporary
Cynical
Despot
Young and inexperienced.
A person living during the same time period as another.
Doubtful of the sincerity of others motives.
A ruler with absolute power or tyrannical control over a grou…
Callow
Young and inexperienced.
Contemporary
A person living during the same time period as another.
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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 15
ascertain
chastise
cull
defer
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
v. to put off or postpone... v. to yield out of respect for the…
ascertain
v. to find out for certain
chastise
v. to punish by beating... v. to rebuke or criticize severely
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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 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 3 Lesson 10
cable
cable
cathederal
convey
a thick steel rope made of strands of wire twisted together
a bundle of wires covered by rubber or plastic along which an…
a large and important church
to carry or move from one place to another
cable
a thick steel rope made of strands of wire twisted together
cable
a bundle of wires covered by rubber or plastic along which an…
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 5
antic
attire
captivate
deft
n. A playful or funny act.
n. Clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes.... v. To dres…
v. To please greatly; to win over by special charm.
adj. Quick and sure; skillful at handling.
antic
n. A playful or funny act.
attire
n. Clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes.... v. To dres…
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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 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 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 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 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 4 Lesson 11
annual
artificial
blend
bore
adj. happening every year... n. 1. a plant that lives for one ye…
adj. made by human beings and not by nature.
v. 1. to come or mix together into one... 2. to go together... n. a…
v. 1. to make a round hole by drilling... 2. to tire by being du…
annual
adj. happening every year... n. 1. a plant that lives for one ye…
artificial
adj. made by human beings and not by nature.
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Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 17
address
approve,approval
conclude,conclusion
deprive
1.v.to direct one's words to 2.to apply oneself to 3.n.a writ…
1.v.to think well of,to agree to 2.thinking well of,agreeing to
1.v.to bring or come to an end 2.to form an opinion 3.n.the e…
1.v.to keep from having,to take away from
address
1.v.to direct one's words to 2.to apply oneself to 3.n.a writ…
approve,approval
1.v.to think well of,to agree to 2.thinking well of,agreeing to
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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 9 Lesson 9
Allure
Antiquity
Appraise
Cleave
N. The power to attract or charm.
N. The quality of great age.
V. To estimate the value of
V. To cling or be faithful to.
Allure
N. The power to attract or charm.
Antiquity
N. The quality of great age.
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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 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 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 4 Lesson 13
appall
dejected
depend
dreary
v. to cause horror, shock or dismay... appalling adj. causing s…
adj. discouraged; low in spirits
v. 1. to rely on for support... 2. to be based on... dependable ad…
adj. sad and gloomy
appall
v. to cause horror, shock or dismay... appalling adj. causing s…
dejected
adj. discouraged; low in spirits
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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
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Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 3
approach
burrow
cease
destructive
v. To go closer.... n. 1. A coming closer. 2. A road or way that…
v. 1. To dig a hole or tunnel into or under something. 2. To…
v. To stop; to come or bring to an end.
adj. Causing harm or damage.... n. Harm or damage.
approach
v. To go closer.... n. 1. A coming closer. 2. A road or way that…
burrow
v. 1. To dig a hole or tunnel into or under something. 2. To…
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 14
benevolent
consent
discreet
engross
Wanting to do good; kind.
to agree; to allow to happen... Permission; approval.
showing care of wisdom in what one says or does
to take up one's complete attention
benevolent
Wanting to do good; kind.
consent
to agree; to allow to happen... Permission; approval.
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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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