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Wordly wise 3000 Book 11 lesson 12
amity
animadversion
antithetical
bellicose
n. Peaceful relations; friendship.
n. (Usually used with on.) A critical or hostile comment.
adj. Being in direct and outspoken opposition.
adj. Inclined to quarrel; combative; warlike.
amity
n. Peaceful relations; friendship.
animadversion
n. (Usually used with on.) A critical or hostile comment.
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Wordly wise 3000 book 11 lesson 16
Archives
Chattel
Commodious
Conflagration
N. Pl. Public or institutional records, especially historical…
N. 1. An item of property that can be moved, as distinct from…
Adj. Having plenty of space to move around freely; roomy.
N. A large, disastrous fire.
Archives
N. Pl. Public or institutional records, especially historical…
Chattel
N. 1. An item of property that can be moved, as distinct from…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 2
Accoutrements
Aggrieved
Choleric
Comport
n. pl.... Equipment or accessories.... -Synonym: Equipment... "Debora…
adj.... Feeling or expressing a sense of injustice, injury, or o…
adj.... Easily angered; quick-tempered.... -Synonym: Quick-tempered…
v.... 1. To behave or conduct oneself.... -Synonym: Well-behaved... -A…
Accoutrements
n. pl.... Equipment or accessories.... -Synonym: Equipment... "Debora…
Aggrieved
adj.... Feeling or expressing a sense of injustice, injury, or o…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 8
betrothed
blasphemy
cadence
canon
adj. Engaged to be married.... n. A person to whom one is engage…
n. An act or statement that shows disrespect or irreverence t…
n. 1. A rhythm marked by a regular beat.... 2. The rising and fa…
n. 1. A rule or principle that provides the norm for judgment…
betrothed
adj. Engaged to be married.... n. A person to whom one is engage…
blasphemy
n. An act or statement that shows disrespect or irreverence t…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11
1.1 Apocryphal
1.2 Arcane
1.3 Convene
1.4 Expedient
(ə päk' re fəl)... Adj.... Of dubious authenticity or origin; spuri…
(är kān')... Adj.... Understood by only a few; mysterious.
(kən vēn')... V.... 1. To summon or cause to assemble... 2. To gather…
(ek spē' dē ənt)... Adj.... 1. Useful for some purpose; convenient.…
1.1 Apocryphal
(ə päk' re fəl)... Adj.... Of dubious authenticity or origin; spuri…
1.2 Arcane
(är kān')... Adj.... Understood by only a few; mysterious.
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Wordly Wise 3000, Book 11, Week 11
attenuate
behemoth
disinter
impinge
to make or become thin; to lesson the amount, force, or value…
something or someone of enormous size or power
to remove from a grave or tomb; to dig up
to go beyond desirable or established limits; to encroach
attenuate
to make or become thin; to lesson the amount, force, or value…
behemoth
something or someone of enormous size or power
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Wordly wise 3000 book 11 lesson 20
Ambidextrous
Antipathy
Deleterious
Excoriate
Adj. Able to use both hands with equal skill.
N. A consistent aversion or dislike.
Adj. Hurtful; injurious.
V. To criticize severely; to berate.
Ambidextrous
Adj. Able to use both hands with equal skill.
Antipathy
N. A consistent aversion or dislike.
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Wordly wise 3000 book 11 lesson 19
Aegis
Bauble
Complaisant
Consolidate
N. Protection; sponsorship.
N. A showy, ornamental object with little practical use; a tr…
Adj. Willing to please; agreeable.
V. 1. To join together; to unite.... 2. To strengthen or make fi…
Aegis
N. Protection; sponsorship.
Bauble
N. A showy, ornamental object with little practical use; a tr…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11
apocryphal
arcane
convene
expedient
Adj: Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious
Adj: Understood by only a few; mysterious
V: To summon or cause to assemble
Adj: Useful for some purpose; convenient. Concerned primarily…
apocryphal
Adj: Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious
arcane
Adj: Understood by only a few; mysterious
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 11
attenuate
behemoth
dinister
impinge
1. to make or become thin.... 2. to lessen the amount, force, or…
Something or someone of enormous size or power.
To remove from a grave or tomb; to dig up.
1. To go beyond desirable or established limits; to encroach.…
attenuate
1. to make or become thin.... 2. to lessen the amount, force, or…
behemoth
Something or someone of enormous size or power.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 4
autonomy
circumspect
composure
edifice
n. The quality or state of being self-governing; independence.
adj. Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.
n. Calmness of mind or bearing; self-control.
n. 1. A large, imposing structure or building.... 2. A complex s…
autonomy
n. The quality or state of being self-governing; independence.
circumspect
adj. Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.
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wordly wise 3000 book 11 lesson 2
accoutrements
aggrieved
choleric
comport
Equipment or accessories.
feeling or expressing a sense of injustice
quick tempered
to behave or conduct oneself
accoutrements
Equipment or accessories.
aggrieved
feeling or expressing a sense of injustice
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 4
autonomy
circumspect
composure
edifice
n. The quality or state of being self-governing; independence.
adj. Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.
n. Calmness of mind or bearing; self-control.
n. 1. A large, imposing structure or building.... 2. A complex…
autonomy
n. The quality or state of being self-governing; independence.
circumspect
adj. Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 All Vocab
autocratic
caustic
debilitate
duplicitous
adj. Exercising sole or complete control; dictatorial.... autocr…
adj. 1. Capable of destroying tissue by chemical action; corr…
v. To impair the strength of; to enfeeble.
adj. Marked by deception.... duplicity n. Deceit in speech or ac…
autocratic
adj. Exercising sole or complete control; dictatorial.... autocr…
caustic
adj. 1. Capable of destroying tissue by chemical action; corr…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 1
Apocryphal
Arcane
Convene
Expedient
adj. ... Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious.... -Antonym:…
adj.... Understood by only a few; mysterious.... -Antonym: Common... -…
v.... 1. To summon or cause to assemble.... 2. To gather or assembl…
adj.... 1. Useful for some purpose; convenient.... -Antonym: Incove…
Apocryphal
adj. ... Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious.... -Antonym:…
Arcane
adj.... Understood by only a few; mysterious.... -Antonym: Common... -…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 3
atrophy
efficacy
emolument
icon
to waste away or fail to develop.
the power to bring about the desired result; effectiveness.
salary or fees for work done; compensation.
a religious painting, especially one reserved by the Eastern…
atrophy
to waste away or fail to develop.
efficacy
the power to bring about the desired result; effectiveness.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 3
atrophy
efficacy
emolument
icon
v. To waste away or fail to develop
n. The power to bring about the desired result; effectiveness
n. Salary or fees for work done; compensation
n. 1. A religious painting, especially one reserved by the Ea…
atrophy
v. To waste away or fail to develop
efficacy
n. The power to bring about the desired result; effectiveness
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 18
bereft
criterion
deride
effrontery
adj. Deprived of or lacking something that is wanted or needed.
n. A standard or rule by which something is judged or critici…
v. To laugh at in scorn or contempt; to ridicule.... derision n.
n. A boldness that is offensive because of its lack of tact;…
bereft
adj. Deprived of or lacking something that is wanted or needed.
criterion
n. A standard or rule by which something is judged or critici…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 7
archipelago
careen
cavalier
contiguous
n. 1. A large group of islands.... 2. A body of water containing…
v. 1. To rush headlong, often with a swerving or lurching mot…
adj. Showing an offhand or carefree disregard; arrogant.
adj. Sharing a boundary; being very close or in contact; adja…
archipelago
n. 1. A large group of islands.... 2. A body of water containing…
careen
v. 1. To rush headlong, often with a swerving or lurching mot…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 11
attenuate
behemoth
disinter
impinge
v. 1. To make or become thin.... 2. To lessen the amount, force,…
n. Something or someone of enormous size or power.
v. To remove from a grave or tomb; to dig up.
(Used with on) v. 1. To go beyond desirable or established li…
attenuate
v. 1. To make or become thin.... 2. To lessen the amount, force,…
behemoth
n. Something or someone of enormous size or power.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 3
Atrophy
Efficacy
Emolument
Icon
v.... To waste away or fail to develop.... -Synonym: Deteiorate... -An…
n.... The power to bring about the desired result; effectiveness…
n.... Salary or fees for work done; compensation.... -Synonym: Comp…
n.... 1. A religious painting, especially one revered by the eas…
Atrophy
v.... To waste away or fail to develop.... -Synonym: Deteiorate... -An…
Efficacy
n.... The power to bring about the desired result; effectiveness…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 8
betrothed
blasphemy
cadence
canon
adj. Engaged to be married.... n. A person to whom one is engage…
n. An act or statement that shows disrespect or irreverence t…
n. 1. A rhythm marked by a regular beat.... 2. The rising and fa…
n. 1. A rule or principle that provides the norm for judgment…
betrothed
adj. Engaged to be married.... n. A person to whom one is engage…
blasphemy
n. An act or statement that shows disrespect or irreverence t…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 10
amnesia
appease
attrition
debacle
n. 1. A loss of memory, usually caused by shock or injury.... 2.…
v. 1. To bring to a state of peace or quiet.... 2. To pacify an…
n. 1. A gradual reduction in numbers or loss of strength.... 2.…
n. A sudden collapse, downfall, or failure.
amnesia
n. 1. A loss of memory, usually caused by shock or injury.... 2.…
appease
v. 1. To bring to a state of peace or quiet.... 2. To pacify an…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 1
apocryphal
arcane
convene
expedient
adj. Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious.
adj. Understood by only a few; mysterious.
v. 1. to summon or cause to assemble.... 2. To gather or assembl…
adj. 1. Useful for some purpose; convenient.... 2. concerned pri…
apocryphal
adj. Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious.
arcane
adj. Understood by only a few; mysterious.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 4
Autonomy
Circumspect
Composure
Edifice
n.... The quality or state of being self-governing; independence…
adj.... Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.... -Synonym:…
n.... Calmness of mind or bearing; self-control.... -Synonym: Self-…
n.... 1. A large, imposing structure or building.... -Synonym: Buil…
Autonomy
n.... The quality or state of being self-governing; independence…
Circumspect
adj.... Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.... -Synonym:…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 9
advent
blasé
bravado
disparate
n. A coming or arrival.
(A French word now part of our vocabulary.) adj. Indifferent…
n. An ostentatious display of bravery; defiant or swaggering…
adj. 1. Containing or made up of fundamentally different and…
advent
n. A coming or arrival.
blasé
(A French word now part of our vocabulary.) adj. Indifferent…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 13
altruism
concurrent
context
crass
n. The putting of others' well-being ahead of one's own; unse…
adj. Taking place at the same time; simultaneous.
n. 1. The circumstances in which something exists or occurs.…
adj. Lacking delicacy or sensitivity; gross.
altruism
n. The putting of others' well-being ahead of one's own; unse…
concurrent
adj. Taking place at the same time; simultaneous.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 14
abeyance
buttress
commensurate
dilatory
n. A state of (usually temporary) inactivity or suspension.
n. 1. A projecting structure that supports a wall or building…
adj. Corresponding in size, degree, or amount; proportionate;…
adj. Slow to act or respond; delaying, tardy.
abeyance
n. A state of (usually temporary) inactivity or suspension.
buttress
n. 1. A projecting structure that supports a wall or building…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 6
anathema
assuage
avuncular
convivial
n. Someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed, o…
v. 1. To satisfy.... 2. To lessen or reduce the intensity of.
adj. Like a benevolent uncle; familiar and indulgent.
adj. Sociable; concerned with good company and festivities.
anathema
n. Someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed, o…
assuage
v. 1. To satisfy.... 2. To lessen or reduce the intensity of.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 List 11
attenuate
behemoth
disinter
impinge (on)
v. 1) to make or become thin.... 2) to lessen the amount, force,…
n. something or someone of enormous size or power.
v. to remove from a grave or tomb; to dig up.
v. 1) to go beyond desirable or established limits; to encroa…
attenuate
v. 1) to make or become thin.... 2) to lessen the amount, force,…
behemoth
n. something or someone of enormous size or power.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 15
arbiter
conclave
concomitant
coterie
n. One whose decisions are accepted as final; a judge.
n. A private meeting or secret assembly.
adj. Accompanying; occupying or existing at the same time.
n. An intimate or exclusive group; a clique.
arbiter
n. One whose decisions are accepted as final; a judge.
conclave
n. A private meeting or secret assembly.
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Wordly wise 3000 Book 11 lesson 12
amity
animadversion
antithetical
bellicose
n. Peaceful relations; friendship.
n. (Usually used with on.) A critical or hostile comment.
adj. Being in direct and outspoken opposition.
adj. Inclined to quarrel; combative; warlike.
amity
n. Peaceful relations; friendship.
animadversion
n. (Usually used with on.) A critical or hostile comment.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 2
accoutrements
aggrieved
choleric
comport
n. pl. Equipment or accessories.
adj. Feeling or expressing a sense of injustice, injury, or o…
adj. Easily angered; quick-tempered.
v. 1. To behave or conduct oneself.... 2. To be in accord or agr…
accoutrements
n. pl. Equipment or accessories.
aggrieved
adj. Feeling or expressing a sense of injustice, injury, or o…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 12
amity
animadversion
antithetical
bellicose
n. Peaceful relations; friendship.
n. (Usually used with on.) A critical or hostile comment.
adj. Being in direct and outspoken opposition.... antithesis n.…
adj. Inclined to quarrel; combative; warlike.
amity
n. Peaceful relations; friendship.
animadversion
n. (Usually used with on.) A critical or hostile comment.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 1
apocryphal
arcane
convene
expedient
adj. Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious.
adj. Understood by only a few; mysterious
v. 1. To summon or cause to assemble.... 2. To gather or assembl…
adj. 1. Useful for some purpose; convenient.... 2. Concerned pri…
apocryphal
adj. Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious.
arcane
adj. Understood by only a few; mysterious
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 2
Accoutrements
Aggrieved
Choleric
Comport
n. pl.... Equipment or accessories.... -Synonym: Equipment... "Debora…
adj.... Feeling or expressing a sense of injustice, injury, or o…
adj.... Easily angered; quick-tempered.... -Synonym: Quick-tempered…
v.... 1. To behave or conduct oneself.... -Synonym: Well-behaved... -A…
Accoutrements
n. pl.... Equipment or accessories.... -Synonym: Equipment... "Debora…
Aggrieved
adj.... Feeling or expressing a sense of injustice, injury, or o…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 6
anathema
assuage
avuncular
convivial
n. Someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed, o…
v. 1. To satisfy.... 2. To lessen or reduce the intensity of.
adj. Like a benevolent uncle; familiar and indulgent.
adj. Sociable; concerned with good company and festivities.
anathema
n. Someone or something that is intensely disliked, cursed, o…
assuage
v. 1. To satisfy.... 2. To lessen or reduce the intensity of.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 18
bereft
criterion
deride
effrontery
adj. Deprived of or lacking something that is wanted or needed.
n. A standard or rule by which something is judged or critici…
v. To laugh at in scorn or contempt; to ridicule.... derision n.
n. A boldness that is offensive because of its lack of tact;…
bereft
adj. Deprived of or lacking something that is wanted or needed.
criterion
n. A standard or rule by which something is judged or critici…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 1
apocryphal
arcane
convene
expedient
adj. Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious.
adj. Understood by only a few; mysterious
v. 1. To summon or cause to assemble.... 2. To gather or assembl…
adj. 1. Useful for some purpose; convenient.... 2. Concerned pri…
apocryphal
adj. Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious.
arcane
adj. Understood by only a few; mysterious
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 20
ambidextrous
antipathy
deleterious
excoriate
adj. Able to use both hands with equal skill.
n. A consistent aversion or dislike.
adj. Hurtful; injurious.
v. To criticize severely; to berate.
ambidextrous
adj. Able to use both hands with equal skill.
antipathy
n. A consistent aversion or dislike.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 19
aegis
bauble
complaisant
consolidate
n. Protection; sponsorship.
n. A showy, ornamental object with little practical use; a tr…
adj. Willing to please; agreeable.
v. 1. To join together; to unite.... 2. To strengthen or make fi…
aegis
n. Protection; sponsorship.
bauble
n. A showy, ornamental object with little practical use; a tr…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 4
autonomy
circumspect
composure
edifice
n. The quality or state of being self-governing; independence…
adj. Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.
n. Calmness of mind or bearing; self-control.
n. 1. A large imposing structure or building.... 2. A complex st…
autonomy
n. The quality or state of being self-governing; independence…
circumspect
adj. Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 1
Apocryphal
Arcane
Convene
Expedient
(adj.)... Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious.... (-Antonym…
(adj.)... Understood by only a few... (-Antonym: Common... -Synonym: M…
(v.)... To gather or assemble... (-Antonym: Dissolve... -Synonym: Asse…
(adj.)... convenient.... (-Antonym: Incovenient... -Synonym: Convenien…
Apocryphal
(adj.)... Of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious.... (-Antonym…
Arcane
(adj.)... Understood by only a few... (-Antonym: Common... -Synonym: M…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 4
autonomy
circumspect
composure
edifice
n. The quality or state of being self-governing; independence.
adj. Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.
n. Calmness of mind or bearing; self-control.
n. 1. A large, imposing structure or building.... 2. A complex…
autonomy
n. The quality or state of being self-governing; independence.
circumspect
adj. Cautious and prudent; heedful of consequences.
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 5
Abstruse
Accrue
Acquiesce
Besmirch
adj. ... Difficult to understand.... -Synonym: Complicated... -Antonym…
v.... 1. To arise or increase as a natural result or growth, usu…
v. ... To accept as inevitable; to comply passively.... -Synonym:…
v.... To stain or tarnish; to make dirty.... -Synonym: Stain... -Anto…
Abstruse
adj. ... Difficult to understand.... -Synonym: Complicated... -Antonym…
Accrue
v.... 1. To arise or increase as a natural result or growth, usu…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 2
accoutrements
aggrieved
choleric
comport
n. pl. Equipment or accessories.
adj. Feeling or expressing a sense of injustice, injury, or o…
adj. Easily angered; quick-tempered.
v. 1. To behave or conduct oneself.... 2. To be in accord or agr…
accoutrements
n. pl. Equipment or accessories.
aggrieved
adj. Feeling or expressing a sense of injustice, injury, or o…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 16
archives
chattel
commodious
conflagration
n. pl. Public or institutional records, especially historical…
n. 1. An item or property that can be moved, as district from…
adj. Having plenty of space to move around freely; roomy.
n. A large, disastrous fire.
archives
n. pl. Public or institutional records, especially historical…
chattel
n. 1. An item or property that can be moved, as district from…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 8
betrothed
blasphemy
cadence
canon
adj. Engaged to be married.... n. A person to whom one is engage…
n. An act or statement that shows disrespect or irreverence t…
n. 1. A rhythm marked by a regular beat.... 2. The rising and fa…
n. 1. A rule or principle that provides the norm for judgment…
betrothed
adj. Engaged to be married.... n. A person to whom one is engage…
blasphemy
n. An act or statement that shows disrespect or irreverence t…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 5
abstruse
accrue
acquiesce
besmirch
adj. Difficult to understand.
v. 1. To arise or increase as a natural growth, usually used…
v. To accept as inevitable; to comply passively.... acquiescence…
v. To stain or tarnish; to make dirty.
abstruse
adj. Difficult to understand.
accrue
v. 1. To arise or increase as a natural growth, usually used…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 11 Lesson 9
advent
blase
bravado
disparate
n. a coming or arrival
adj. indifferent to what others might find pleasurable or exc…
n. an ostentatious display of bravery; defiant or swaggering…
adj. 1. containing or made up of fundamentally different and…
advent
n. a coming or arrival
blase
adj. indifferent to what others might find pleasurable or exc…
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