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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
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
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…
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
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
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: 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 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
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 5
acrimony
affinity
ambivalent
cessation
acrimony
affinity
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 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.
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
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
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…
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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…
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.
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 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 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.
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
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 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 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 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…
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 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 3000 book 10 lesson 13
Adjunct
Belie
Carnage
Dilemma
N. Something or someone joined or added to something else but…
V. To give a false impression of; to contradict.
N. Great destruction of life; slaughter.
N. A problem that seems to have no satisfactory solution; a d…
Adjunct
N. Something or someone joined or added to something else but…
Belie
V. To give a false impression of; to contradict.
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
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 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 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.
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, 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
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
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.
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