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5 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10
accost
avarice
bilk
consummate
to approach and speak to in an aggressive or challenging way
greed for wealth
to cheat out of what is due
extremely skilled; complete or perfect; to bring to a satisfa…
accost
to approach and speak to in an aggressive or challenging way
avarice
greed for wealth
211 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10
Asperity
Doleful
Imbue
Penchant
Sharpness or harshness in manner
Mournful or full of sorrow
To fill completely with a feeling or idea
A strong attraction or leaning
Asperity
Sharpness or harshness in manner
Doleful
Mournful or full of sorrow
Wordly Wise, Book 10, Week 7
castigate
colloquial
epitaph
exodus
to punish by criticizing sharply; to berate
characterized by informal language
the words carved on a tombstone in memory of the deceased
a mass departure
castigate
to punish by criticizing sharply; to berate
colloquial
characterized by informal language
13 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10
asperity
imbued
undermine
extroverted
...
...
...
...
asperity
...
imbued
...
15 terms
Wordly Wise: List 8-Book 10
Adjacent
Beset
Cede
Circuitous
Near or next to; adjoining.
1. To surround or to attack repeatedly.... 2. To trouble or weig…
To give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreem…
Roundabout; Indirect.
Adjacent
Near or next to; adjoining.
Beset
1. To surround or to attack repeatedly.... 2. To trouble or weig…
180 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10
attest
axiom
churlish
concoct
v. To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, o…
n. A statement or principle that requires no proof because it…
adj. Lacking good manners; rude, impolite.
v. To make up, prepare, or invent.... n.
attest
v. To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, o…
axiom
n. A statement or principle that requires no proof because it…
303 terms
Wordly Wise 3000 Book 10 All Vocab
Amenable
Ascribe
Charisma
Dearth
Responsive; willing to be controlled or to take advice.
To attribute to a source or a cause.
A special quality in a person that inspires devotion or fasci…
Scarcity; a shortage.
Amenable
Responsive; willing to be controlled or to take advice.
Ascribe
To attribute to a source or a cause.
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Wordly Wise, Book 10, Week 11
agrarian
burgeon
cataclysm
culinary
having to do with farming or agriculture
to grow and expand rapidly; to flourish
a sudden and violent change; a catastrophe
having to do with cooking
agrarian
having to do with farming or agriculture
burgeon
to grow and expand rapidly; to flourish
18 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10.4
accolade (n)
adamant (adj)
adulate (v)
adulation
An expression of approval or respect for special merit; an aw…
not yielding; firm
to flatter or admire excessively; to idolize
noun form of adulate
accolade (n)
An expression of approval or respect for special merit; an aw…
adamant (adj)
not yielding; firm
211 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10
Asperity
Doleful
Imbue
Penchant
Sharpness or harshness in manner
Mournful or full of sorrow
To fill completely with a feeling or idea
A strong attraction or leaning
Asperity
Sharpness or harshness in manner
Doleful
Mournful or full of sorrow
Wordly Wise, Book 10, Week 11
agrarian
burgeon
cataclysm
culinary
having to do with farming or agriculture
to grow and expand rapidly; to flourish
a sudden and violent change; a catastrophe
having to do with cooking
agrarian
having to do with farming or agriculture
burgeon
to grow and expand rapidly; to flourish
5 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10
accost
avarice
bilk
consummate
act or speak agressively
Greed for wealth
cheat
complete
accost
act or speak agressively
avarice
Greed for wealth
20 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10.3
curtail (v)
discriminate (v)
discrimination (n)
espionage (n)
to cut short or reduce
to make or recognize clear distinctions. to treat in a less o…
the recognizing of clear distinctions. the act of making a di…
the act of spying, especially a government spy obtaining secr…
curtail (v)
to cut short or reduce
discriminate (v)
to make or recognize clear distinctions. to treat in a less o…
211 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10
Asperity
Doleful
Imbue
Penchant
Sharpness or harshness in manner
Mournful or full of sorrow
To fill completely with a feeling or idea
A strong attraction or leaning
Asperity
Sharpness or harshness in manner
Doleful
Mournful or full of sorrow
128 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10
asperity
bane
buffoon
imbue
(n) Sharpness or harshness of manner, Roughness of surface, u…
(n) A person or thing that destroys or causes harm; (adj) ban…
(n) A person who often makes attempts to be funny, a clown, a…
(v) To fill completely with a feeling or idea, to inspire
asperity
(n) Sharpness or harshness of manner, Roughness of surface, u…
bane
(n) A person or thing that destroys or causes harm; (adj) ban…
150 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10
precedent
spurious
asperity
bane
n. An act or statement that may serve as an example or justif…
adj. Not genuine; false.
n. 1. sharpness or harshness of manner... 2. roughness of surfac…
n. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm.... adj. causi…
precedent
n. An act or statement that may serve as an example or justif…
spurious
adj. Not genuine; false.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10, Lesson 4
accolade
adamant
adulate
altercation
n. An honor or award; expression of approval or respect
adj. Firm, unshakable; not yielding
v. To idolize; to flatter or admire excessively
n. A noisy quarrel; a loud and determined dispute
accolade
n. An honor or award; expression of approval or respect
adamant
adj. Firm, unshakable; not yielding
Wordly Wise, Book 10 (10)
attest
churlish
disparage
esoteric
to declare or be evidence of somthing as true, genuine, or ac…
lacking good manners
to criticize in a negative, disrespectful manner
not generally known or understood
attest
to declare or be evidence of somthing as true, genuine, or ac…
churlish
lacking good manners
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 3
Curtail
Discriminate
Espionage
Inalienable
To cut short or reduce
To make or recognize clear distinctions
The act of spying
Not able to be taken away
Curtail
To cut short or reduce
Discriminate
To make or recognize clear distinctions
22 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10, Lesson 8
adjacent
beset
beset
cede
near or next to; adjoining
to surround or to attack repeatedly
to trouble or weigh down
to give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreem…
adjacent
near or next to; adjoining
beset
to surround or to attack repeatedly
Wordly Wise, Book 10 (20)
accost
avarice
bilk
consummate
to approach and speak to in an aggressive or challenging way
greed for wealth
to cheat out of what is due
extremely skilled
accost
to approach and speak to in an aggressive or challenging way
avarice
greed for wealth
10 terms
WW #3 Book 10
cable
cathedral
convey
device
A thick steel rope made of strands of wire twisted together.
A large important church.
To carry or move from one place to another.
Something made or invented for a particular use.
cable
A thick steel rope made of strands of wire twisted together.
cathedral
A large important church.
Wordly Wise, Book 10 (18)
august
auspices
cavil
extant
inspiring great respect or admiration
protection, support, or guidance
to criticize unimportant things
still existing
august
inspiring great respect or admiration
auspices
protection, support, or guidance
Wordly Wise, Book 10 (15)
abominate
auspicious
beleaguer
constituent
to hate or loathe intensely
favorable, promising
to besiege
one of the parts that make up a whole
abominate
to hate or loathe intensely
auspicious
favorable, promising
Wordly Wise, Book 10 (9)
gossamer
ignominious
incur
liquidate
thin, sheer fabric resembling gauze
marked by, deserving, or causing shame or disgrace
to bring upon oneself something undesirable, such as debt
to settle the affairs of a business
gossamer
thin, sheer fabric resembling gauze
ignominious
marked by, deserving, or causing shame or disgrace
Wordly Wise, Book 10 (13)
adjunct
belie
flout
foment
something or someone joined or added to something else but no…
to give a false impression of
to ignore in a disrespectful or scornful way
to stir up, to rouse
adjunct
something or someone joined or added to something else but no…
belie
to give a false impression of
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 10
Attest
Axiom
Churlish
Concoct
v. To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, o…
n. A statement or principle that requires no proof because it…
adj. Lacking good manners; rude, impolite.
v. To make up, prepare, or invent.
Attest
v. To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, o…
Axiom
n. A statement or principle that requires no proof because it…
20 terms
Wordly Wise: Book 10, Lesson 7
castigate
colloquial
colloquialism
epitaph
to punish by criticizing sharply; to berate
characterized by informal language
informal language
the words carved on a tombstone in memory of the deceased
castigate
to punish by criticizing sharply; to berate
colloquial
characterized by informal language
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 9
Cautionary
Constrain
Flotilla
Gossammer
adj. Offering or something as a warning.
v. To confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity.
n. A fleet of boats or small ships.
n. Thin, sheer fabric resembling gauze.
Cautionary
adj. Offering or something as a warning.
Constrain
v. To confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity.
15 terms
Wordly Wise book 10, Lesson 12
aftermath
aphorism
catharsis
cohort
(n.) a consequence or result, often a negative one
(n.) a short statement of truth or principle; an adage
(n.) a releasing of the emotions, often through the arts, tha…
(n.) 1. a group that is moving or working together 2. one who…
aftermath
(n.) a consequence or result, often a negative one
aphorism
(n.) a short statement of truth or principle; an adage
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 11
agrarian
burgeon
cataclysm
culinary
adj. Having to do with farming or agriculture
v. To grow and expand rapidly; to flourish
n. A sudden and violent change; a catastrophe
adj. Having to do with cooking
agrarian
adj. Having to do with farming or agriculture
burgeon
v. To grow and expand rapidly; to flourish
107 terms
WordlyWise3000 Book 10: Review of Verbs (star the problem words)
to imbue (v)
to instigate (v)
to undermine (v)
to undermine (v)
to fill completely with a feeling or idea; to inspire
to stir up or urge on; to provoke or incite someone to do som…
1. to damage, ruin or weaken someone or something, especially…
2. to attack by indirect, secret, or underhanded means; to sa…
to imbue (v)
to fill completely with a feeling or idea; to inspire
to instigate (v)
to stir up or urge on; to provoke or incite someone to do som…
Wordly wise book 10 #9
Cautionary
Constrain
Flotilla
Gossamer
Adj. Offering or serving as a warning.
V. To confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity.... c…
N. A fleet of boats or small ships.
N. 1. Thin, sheer fabric resembling gauze.... 2. A fine, filmy s…
Cautionary
Adj. Offering or serving as a warning.
Constrain
V. To confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity.... c…
194 terms
WordlyWise3000 Book 10: Review of Nouns (star the problem words)
asperity (n)
asperity (n)
bane (n)
buffoon (n)
1. sharpness or harshness of manner, temper or voice
2. roughness of surface, unevenness
a person or thing that destroys or causes harm; a source of g…
a ridiculous (but amusing) person; a clown; a fool
asperity (n)
1. sharpness or harshness of manner, temper or voice
asperity (n)
2. roughness of surface, unevenness
Wordly Wise: Book 10, Lesson 7
castigate
colloquial
epitaph
exodus
v. to punish by criticizing sharply; to berate
adj. characterized by informal language
n. the words carved on a tombstone in memory of the deceased
n. a mass departure
castigate
v. to punish by criticizing sharply; to berate
colloquial
adj. characterized by informal language
17 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 5
acrimony
acrimonious
ambivalent
ambivalence
n. Bitterness or sharpness of temper manner, or speech; hosti…
adj. angry and bitter
adj. Having mixed, often opposing, feeling about something or…
n. simultaneous and contradictory attitudes or feelings towar…
acrimony
n. Bitterness or sharpness of temper manner, or speech; hosti…
acrimonious
adj. angry and bitter
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 8
adjacent
beset
cede
circuitous
adj. Near or next to; adjoining
v. 1) To surround or attack repeatedly.... 2) To trouble or wei…
v. To give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agr…
adj. Roundabout; indirect
adjacent
adj. Near or next to; adjoining
beset
v. 1) To surround or attack repeatedly.... 2) To trouble or wei…
Wordly wise 3000 book 10 lesson 10
Attest
Axiom
Churlish
Concoct
V. To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, o…
N. A statement or principle that requires no proof because it…
Adj. Lacking good manners; rude, impolite.
V. To make up, prepare, or invent.... N. Concoction
Attest
V. To declare or be evidence of something as true, genuine, o…
Axiom
N. A statement or principle that requires no proof because it…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 7
castigate
colloquial
epitaph
exodus
to punish by criticizing sharply, to berate
characterized by informal language
words carved on a tombstone in memory of the deceased
mass departure
castigate
to punish by criticizing sharply, to berate
colloquial
characterized by informal language
Wordly wise book 10 #9
Cautionary
Constrain
Flotilla
Gossamer
Adj. Offering or serving as a warning.
V. To confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity.... c…
N. A fleet of boats or small ships.
N. 1. Thin, sheer fabric resembling gauze.... 2. A fine, filmy s…
Cautionary
Adj. Offering or serving as a warning.
Constrain
V. To confine, inhibit, or hold back by force or necessity.... c…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 8
Adjacent
Beset
Cede
Circuitous
adj. Near or next to; avoiding.
v. To surround or to attack repeartedly.
v. To give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agr…
adj. Roundabout; Indirect.
Adjacent
adj. Near or next to; avoiding.
Beset
v. To surround or to attack repeartedly.
Wordly Wise Book 10 Synonyms
assemblage
caviling
extant
nonpareil
gathering
quibbling
existing
unequaled
assemblage
gathering
caviling
quibbling
Wordly Wise Book 10 Antonyms
belied
diversity
foment
mandatory
revealed
uniformity
suppress
elective
belied
revealed
diversity
uniformity
Wordly Wise Book 10 Antonymns
aphorism
culpable
necessitates
partisans
fallacy
blameless
forbids
opponents
aphorism
fallacy
culpable
blameless
Wordly Wise Book 10 Synonyms
adjunct
carnage
eradicate
insurrection
addition
destruction
remove
revolt
adjunct
addition
carnage
destruction
75 terms
Wordly Wise 3000 Book 10
asperity
bane
buffoon
doleful
1. sharpness or harshness of manner... 2. roughness of surface;…
a person or things that destroys or causes harm
a person who often makes attempts to be funny
mournful or full of sorrow; causing grief
asperity
1. sharpness or harshness of manner... 2. roughness of surface;…
bane
a person or things that destroys or causes harm
Wordly Wise Book 10 Analogies
Abominable:Cruelty
an abridged version
a mayor who meets with her constituents
dangerous hazing rituals
Offensive:rudeness
would be lighter
would be more popular than someone who rarely talked to them
should be banned
Abominable:Cruelty
Offensive:rudeness
an abridged version
would be lighter
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 2
Adjudicate
Centennial
Countenance
Disgruntle
v. To hear and decide judicially; to judge
n. A 100th anniversary or its celebration
n. A person's face; the expression on a person's face... adi. su…
v. To make dissatisfied; to put in a bad mood
Adjudicate
v. To hear and decide judicially; to judge
Centennial
n. A 100th anniversary or its celebration
Wordly wise 3000 book 10 lesson 19
Amenable
Ascribe
Charisma
Dearth
Adj. Responsive; willing to be controlled or to take advice.
V. To attribute to a source or a cause.
N. A special quality in a person that inspires devotion or fa…
N. Scarity; a shortage.
Amenable
Adj. Responsive; willing to be controlled or to take advice.
Ascribe
V. To attribute to a source or a cause.
15 terms
Wordly Wise 18 book 10
acoustic; acoustics
assemblage
august
auspices
adj. Relating to sound or hearing n. The properties of an enc…
n. 1. A collection or gathering of people or things 2. A fitt…
adj. inspiring great respect of admiration; noble
n. Protection, support, or guidance; patronage
acoustic; acoustics
adj. Relating to sound or hearing n. The properties of an enc…
assemblage
n. 1. A collection or gathering of people or things 2. A fitt…
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