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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
15 terms
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…
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
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
15 terms
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
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.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 6
ameliorate
baleful
berate
circumvent
To make better; to become better; to improve.
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
To criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently
To avoid through craftiness.
ameliorate
To make better; to become better; to improve.
baleful
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
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.
15 terms
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
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
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
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
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…
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…
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 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
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
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
15 terms
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. Scarcity; a shortage
amenable
adj. Responsive; willing to be controlled or to take advice
ascribe
v. To attribute to a source or a cause
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
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…
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
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
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 1
Asperity
Bane
Buffoon
Doleful
n. Sharpness or harshness of manner
n. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm
n. A person who often makes attempts to be funny; a clown; a…
adj. Mournful or full of sorrow; causing grief
Asperity
n. Sharpness or harshness of manner
Bane
n. A person or thing that destroys or causes harm
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 5
acrimony
affinity
ambivalent
cessation
Bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostili…
Attraction for someone or something with which one feels a cl…
Having mixed, often opposing, feelings about something or som…
A stopping, either final or temporary.
acrimony
Bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostili…
affinity
Attraction for someone or something with which one feels a cl…
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…
15 terms
Wordly Wise 3000 Book 10 Lesson 17
aggregate
allocate
augur
bastion
n. A group of things gathered in to a whole; sum total.... adj.…
v. 1. To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.... 2. To di…
v. 1. To predict future events, especially from omens.... 2. To…
n. 1. A fortified area or position; a person, place, or thing…
aggregate
n. A group of things gathered in to a whole; sum total.... adj.…
allocate
v. 1. To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.... 2. To di…
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…
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 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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 lesson 5
acrimony
affinity
ambivalent
cessation
acrimony
affinity
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 6
ameliorate
baleful
berate
circumvent
To make better; to become better; to improve.
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
To criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently
To avoid through craftiness.
ameliorate
To make better; to become better; to improve.
baleful
Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
15 terms
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 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 3000 Book 10 Lesson 20
accost
avarice
bilk
consummate
v. To approach and speak to in an aggressive or challenging way
n. Greed for wealth
v. To cheat out of what is due
adj. Extremely skilled; complete or perfect... v. To bring to a…
accost
v. To approach and speak to in an aggressive or challenging way
avarice
n. Greed for wealth
15 terms
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 3000 book 10 lesson 16
Aura
Banal
Bemuse
Cognizant
N. A distinctive atmosphere or feeling that seems to surround…
Adj. Lacking freshness; trite.
V. To confuse or bewilder.
Adj. Fully aware; taking notice.... N. Cognizance
Aura
N. A distinctive atmosphere or feeling that seems to surround…
Banal
Adj. Lacking freshness; trite.
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 8
Adjacent
Beset
Cede
Circuitous
adj. Near or next to; avoiding.
v. To surround or to attack repeatedly.
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 repeatedly.
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
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. v. to…
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
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…
47 terms
WW Book 10 Review Words
aftermath
aphorism
catharsis
cohort
a result or consequence
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
A group that is working together
aftermath
a result or consequence
aphorism
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
9 terms
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
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