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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 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
13 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10
asperity
imbued
undermine
extroverted
...
...
...
...
asperity
...
imbued
...
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, 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
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
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 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 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…
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 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 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 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.
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
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 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 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 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
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 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…
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 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.
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 6
Ameliorate
Baleful
Berate
Circumvent
V. To make better; to become better; to improve.
Adj. Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
V. To criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently.
V. To avoid through craftiness.
Ameliorate
V. To make better; to become better; to improve.
Baleful
Adj. Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
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 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…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 10 lesson 5
acrimony
affinity
ambivalent
cessation
acrimony
affinity
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
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 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
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
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
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, 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
17 terms
Wordly wise 3000 book 10 lesson 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 3000 book 10 lesson 15
Abominate
Abridge
Animosity
Auspicious
V. To hate or loathe intensely.... Abominable adj. 1. Detestable…
V. To shorten in duration or extent; to diminish.... Adj. Abridged
N. Intense ill will.
Adj. Favorable, promising.
Abominate
V. To hate or loathe intensely.... Abominable adj. 1. Detestable…
Abridge
V. To shorten in duration or extent; to diminish.... Adj. Abridged
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 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 6
Ameliorate
Baleful
Berate
Circumvent
V. To make better; to become better; to improve.
Adj. Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
V. To criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently.
V. To avoid through craftiness.
Ameliorate
V. To make better; to become better; to improve.
Baleful
Adj. Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
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 3000 book 10 lesson 8
Adjacent
Beset
Cede
Circuitous
Adj. Near or next to; adjoining.
V. 1. To surround or to attack repeatedly.... 2. To trouble or w…
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 to attack repeatedly.... 2. To trouble or w…
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 3000 book 10 lesson 14
Aberration
Antiquated
Celestial
Certitude
N. 1. A departure from the norm or what is considered right,…
Adj. Grown old; out-of-date.
Adj. 1. Of or relating to the skies or heavens.... 2. Heavenly,…
N. The state of being certain of the truth or rightness of so…
Aberration
N. 1. A departure from the norm or what is considered right,…
Antiquated
Adj. Grown old; out-of-date.
15 terms
Wordly Wise 3000 book 10 lesson 7
Castigate
Colloquial
Epitaph
Exodus
V. To punish by criticizing sharply; to berate.
Adj. Characterized by informal language.... N. Colloquialism
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.... N. Colloquialism
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 3000 book 10 lesson 3
Curtail
Discriminate
Espionage
Inalienable
V. To cut short or reduce.
V. 1. To make or recognize clear distinctions.... 2. To treat in…
N. The act of spying, especially a government spy obtaining s…
Adj. Not able to be taken or given away.
Curtail
V. To cut short or reduce.
Discriminate
V. 1. To make or recognize clear distinctions.... 2. To treat in…
15 terms
Wordly wise 3000 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. Cataclysmic
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 3000 book 10 lesson 2
Adjudicate
Centennial
Countenance
Disgruntle
V. To hear and decide judicially; to judge.... N. Adjudicator
N. A one-hundredth anniversary or its celebration.... Adj. Of or…
N. 1. A person's face; the expression on a person's face.... 2.…
V. To make dissatisfied; to put in a bad mood.
Adjudicate
V. To hear and decide judicially; to judge.... N. Adjudicator
Centennial
N. A one-hundredth anniversary or its celebration.... Adj. Of or…
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