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20 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 10
abject
advocate
atrocity
atrocious
adj. most miserable; wretched
v. to plead in favor of; to defend
n. an act of great cruelty and wickedness
adj. very brutal, wicked or cruel
abject
adj. most miserable; wretched
advocate
v. to plead in favor of; to defend
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 20
bluster
council
dwell
exterminate
to talk in a loud and bullying manner.
a group of people who meet to decide or plan something, give…
to live or reside
to kill or destroy completely
bluster
to talk in a loud and bullying manner.
council
a group of people who meet to decide or plan something, give…
23 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 7
claustrophobia
colleague
condescend
condescend
n. an abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
n. an associate or coworker of similar status
v. to lower oneself to a position one considers inferior
v. to behave in an offensively superior manner
claustrophobia
n. an abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
colleague
n. an associate or coworker of similar status
25 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 4
abhor
abhorrent
affable
affability
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest
adj. disgusting, causing loathing
adj. pleasant; approachable; gracious
n. friendliness of manner
abhor
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest
abhorrent
adj. disgusting, causing loathing
25 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 12
abandon
abandon
abandon
adversary
v. to give up by leaving in time of danger
v. to lose or give up completely
v. to withdraw help or support from one in need
n. an enemy or opponent
abandon
v. to give up by leaving in time of danger
abandon
v. to lose or give up completely
34 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 19
breach
breach
breach
breach
n. an opening made by battering
n. a breaking or being broken
v. to break through
v. to fail to keep; to break
breach
n. an opening made by battering
breach
n. a breaking or being broken
28 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 2
Astute
Authentic
Authenticity
Authenticate
adj. Wise in a clever or practical way
adj. Genuine, true
n. The condition of being genuine
v. To prove something is genuine
Astute
adj. Wise in a clever or practical way
Authentic
adj. Genuine, true
28 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 16
awe
awe
awesome
catastrophe
n. a feeling of fear or nervous wonder and respect
v. to fill with awe
adj. causing feelings of awe
n. something that causes great loss and suffering; a terrible…
awe
n. a feeling of fear or nervous wonder and respect
awe
v. to fill with awe
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 15
analyze
analysis
apprehensive
apprehension
v. to break down into separate parts in order to study
n. an examination of the whole in order to examine its variou…
adj. worried or uneasy about that might happen
n. worry about what might happen; dread
analyze
v. to break down into separate parts in order to study
analysis
n. an examination of the whole in order to examine its variou…
33 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 13
adapt
adapt
adaptation
adaptation
v. to change to fit new conditions
v. to make changes in something to make it useful
n. a changing to fit new conditions
n. something that is changed from something else
adapt
v. to change to fit new conditions
adapt
v. to make changes in something to make it useful
31 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 9
accumulate
aggravate
aggravate
aggravation
v. To increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect, or g…
v. 1. To make worse.
v. 2. To anger or annoy.
n. 1. Annoyance; exasperation.
accumulate
v. To increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect, or g…
aggravate
v. 1. To make worse.
33 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 1
affection
affectionate
appeal
appeal
n. A fond or tender feeling.
adj. Gentle and loving.
v. 1. To make an earnest request; to ask.
v. 2. To be of interest to; to be attractive to.
affection
n. A fond or tender feeling.
affectionate
adj. Gentle and loving.
26 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 20
bluster
bluster
blustering
council
v. to talk in a loud and bullying manner.
n. loud, boastful or threatening talk or commotion
adj. blowing loudly and violently
n. a group of people who meet to decide or plan something, gi…
bluster
v. to talk in a loud and bullying manner.
bluster
n. loud, boastful or threatening talk or commotion
28 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 17
corrode
corrosion
debris
debris
v. to eat or wear away by degrees, usually by chemical action
n. the process or the result of corroding
n. broken, scattered remains
n. litter; rubbish
corrode
v. to eat or wear away by degrees, usually by chemical action
corrosion
n. the process or the result of corroding
24 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 5
audacious
audacious
audacity
confiscate
adj. willing to take risks; daring
adj. showing disrespect or a lack of courtesy
n. willingness to take risks by showing excessive boldness
v. to seize, by force if necessary; to take possession of
audacious
adj. willing to take risks; daring
audacious
adj. showing disrespect or a lack of courtesy
31 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 2
arrogant
arrogance
boycott
boycott
adj. Showing too much pride in oneself.
n. A feeling of too much pride in oneself.
v. To join others in refusing to deal with a person or group.
n. The act of boycotting.
arrogant
adj. Showing too much pride in oneself.
arrogance
n. A feeling of too much pride in oneself.
17 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 8
adept
audible
azure
banter
adj. highly skilled; expert
adj. capable of being heard
n. and adj. the blue color of a cloudless sky
v. to exchange playful, teasing remarks; light playful conver…
adept
adj. highly skilled; expert
audible
adj. capable of being heard
22 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 12
accede
affluent
affluence
arbitrary
v. to agree to; to consent to, after urging from another
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
n. wealth
adj. determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or ne…
accede
v. to agree to; to consent to, after urging from another
affluent
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
23 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 4
aloft
attain
attain
buffet
adv. Up in the air, especially in flight.
v. 1. To reach; to arrive at.
v. 2. To achieve.
n. 1. A piece of furniture with drawers and shelves for the d…
aloft
adv. Up in the air, especially in flight.
attain
v. 1. To reach; to arrive at.
31 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 14
benevolent
consent
consent
discreet
adj. wanting to do good; kind
v. to agree; to allow to happen
n. permission; approval
adj. showing care of wisdom in what one says or does
benevolent
adj. wanting to do good; kind
consent
v. to agree; to allow to happen
25 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 5
antic
attire
attire
captivate
n. A playful or funny act
n. Clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes
v. To dress up or be dressed up.
v. To please greatly; to win over by special charm.
antic
n. A playful or funny act
attire
n. Clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes
28 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 8
accompany
accompany
beneficial
captive
v. 1. To go along with; to be together.
v. 2. To play a musical instrument for or with.
adj. Being of use; helpful; favorable.
n. One that is held prisoner.
accompany
v. 1. To go along with; to be together.
accompany
v. 2. To play a musical instrument for or with.
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 1
avid
avid
brusque
concise
adj. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
adj. eager; enthusiastic
adj. abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
adj. short and to the point
avid
adj. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
avid
adj. eager; enthusiastic
24 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 1
avid
avid
brusque
concise
adj. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
adj. eager; enthusiastic
adj. abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
adj. short and to the point
avid
adj. having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
avid
adj. eager; enthusiastic
35 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 10
anticipate
anticipate
bankrupt
bankrupt
v. 1. To look forward to; to expect.
v. 2. To be aware of and to provide for beforehand.
adj. 1. Unable to pay one's debts and freed by law from doing…
adj. 2. Left without any worth or value.
anticipate
v. 1. To look forward to; to expect.
anticipate
v. 2. To be aware of and to provide for beforehand.
32 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 15
analyze
analysis
apprehensive
apprehension
v. to break down into separate parts in order to study
n. an examination of the whole in order to examine its variou…
adj. worried or uneasy about that might happen
n. worry about what might happen; dread
analyze
v. to break down into separate parts in order to study
analysis
n. an examination of the whole in order to examine its variou…
27 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 18
abroad
anguish
anguish
commence
adv. away from one's own country
n. extreme pain of the body or mind
v. to suffer extreme doubts or uncertainties
v. to start; to begin
abroad
adv. away from one's own country
anguish
n. extreme pain of the body or mind
24 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 3
abundant
abundance
arid
distinct
adj. More than enough; plentiful.
n. A great amount.
adj. Having little or no rainfall; very dry.
adj. 1. Not the same; different or separate.
abundant
adj. More than enough; plentiful.
abundance
n. A great amount.
34 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 6
apparel
appreciate
appreciate
continuous
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
v. 1. To see the worth or quality of.
v. 2. To increase in value.
adj. Going on without stopping.
apparel
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing.
appreciate
v. 1. To see the worth or quality of.
32 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 7
brawl
brawl
casual
casual
n. A rough, noisy fight.
v. To fight noisily.
adj. 1. Not planned.
adj. 2. Not regular; occasional.
brawl
n. A rough, noisy fight.
brawl
v. To fight noisily.
20 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 18
aperture
cache
cache
combustible
n. an opening or hole.
n. a hiding or storage place, especially for food or valuables
n. anything hidden or stored in such a place
adj. capable of catching fire or burning
aperture
n. an opening or hole.
cache
n. a hiding or storage place, especially for food or valuables
23 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 9
abet
agile
allot
balmy
v. to encourage or assist in some activity, especially a ques…
adj. able to move quickly and easily; nimble
v. to assign or distribute as a portion of share
adj. soothing, mild
abet
v. to encourage or assist in some activity, especially a ques…
agile
adj. able to move quickly and easily; nimble
22 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 19
bulwark
bulwark
culminate
culmination
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
n. a person or thing that protects or defends
v. to reach or bring to the highest point
n. the result of a sustained effort; the high point or climax
bulwark
n. a wall-like structure used as a defense
bulwark
n. a person or thing that protects or defends
31 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 11
abbreviate
abbreviation
appropriate
appropriate
v. To shorten by leaving out certain parts.
n. The result of abbreviating.
adj. Suitable or right for the purpose.
v. To set aside for a particular purpose.
abbreviate
v. To shorten by leaving out certain parts.
abbreviation
n. The result of abbreviating.
21 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 20
alienate
alienate
fervent
fervor
v. to cause to feel unfriendly where friendliness once existed
v. to cause to feel alone and cut off from.
adj. having or showing great warmth or deep feeling; intensel…
n. great warmth and intensity of feeling.
alienate
v. to cause to feel unfriendly where friendliness once existed
alienate
v. to cause to feel alone and cut off from.
40 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 10 - Applying the Meanings
aquatic
aquatic
asserted
assertion
Water lilies are ___________plants.
Water skiing is an ______________sport.
Charles ______________that the money entrusted to him was in…
No one challenged her ___________ that Tuckerman's Ravine was…
aquatic
Water lilies are ___________plants.
aquatic
Water skiing is an ______________sport.
23 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 13
ardent
ardor
assail
assail
adj. intensely eager; passionate
n. passionate intensity of feeling.
v. to attack violently or verbally
v. to trouble in the mind.
ardent
adj. intensely eager; passionate
ardor
n. passionate intensity of feeling.
52 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings
avid
avid
brusque
brusqueness
_____________for the attention of their baby sitter, the chil…
Marcia is an ___________skier who spends each weekend on the…
The lawyer's _______________questioning intimidated the witne…
With a ____________unlike her, Melanie ended the phone conver…
avid
_____________for the attention of their baby sitter, the chil…
avid
Marcia is an ___________skier who spends each weekend on the…
28 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 2
abrasion
abrasion
abrasive
clad
n. a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
n. a scraped or worn area
adj. causing wear by rubbing
adj. clothed or covered
abrasion
n. a wearing away or rubbing away by friction
abrasion
n. a scraped or worn area
47 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 20 - Applying the Meanings
apathy
apathetic
badgered
badger
The low turnout in local elections is the result of the _____…
Some teenagers remain _________about politics until they can…
Reports _________the mayor to provide details of the plan for…
The European _________weighs up to thirty pounds and is somew…
apathy
The low turnout in local elections is the result of the _____…
apathetic
Some teenagers remain _________about politics until they can…
21 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 16
alleviate
antidote
antidote
bedlam
v. to relieve or make more bearable
n. a remedy that relieves the effects of a poison
n. anything that offers relief from an undesirable condition
n. a very confused or noisy scene
alleviate
v. to relieve or make more bearable
antidote
n. a remedy that relieves the effects of a poison
22 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 14
congenial
congenial
decipher
dissect
adj. getting along well with others; affable
adj. suited to one's needs or tastes; agreeable
v. to convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary lan…
v. to cut in order to study
congenial
adj. getting along well with others; affable
congenial
adj. suited to one's needs or tastes; agreeable
29 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 5
Adequate
Administer
Administer
Agitate
adj. Enough; sufficient
v. To manage or direct
v. to give out as treatment or assistance
v. To disturb or upset
Adequate
adj. Enough; sufficient
Administer
v. To manage or direct
29 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 1
abate
unabated
acknowledge
acknowledge
to become weaker; to decrease
Showing no sign of weakening; showing no decrease
To admit the existence of.
To express recognition or thanks for.
abate
to become weaker; to decrease
unabated
Showing no sign of weakening; showing no decrease
21 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 6
anarchy
anarchy
apprehend
arraign
n. total absence of government
n. lack of order; total confusion
v. to seize; to arrest
v. to bring before a court to face charges
anarchy
n. total absence of government
anarchy
n. lack of order; total confusion
23 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 3
anonymous
anthology
conjecture
disposition
adj. of an unknown source or unrevealed name
n. a collection of various writings, such as songs, stories,…
n. a conclusion based on guesswork or insufficient evidence
n. a person's usual mood; temperament; a regular tendency or…
anonymous
adj. of an unknown source or unrevealed name
anthology
n. a collection of various writings, such as songs, stories,…
48 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 1 - Applying the Meanings
abated
unabated
acknowledge
acknowledge
The speaker waited until the applause had ___________ before…
Representative Millet showed _____________enthusiasm for camp…
Did the police officer ___________your right to remain silent?
The new Wimbledon singles champion raised her hand to _______…
abated
The speaker waited until the applause had ___________ before…
unabated
Representative Millet showed _____________enthusiasm for camp…
40 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 8 - Applying the Meanings
adept
audible
azure
bantered
Odgen Nash's poems reveal how ________he was at writing comic…
The sound of the harp was barely _______________in the large…
The ___________of Caribbean waters is in striking contrast to…
The opposing players ______________nervously before the socce…
adept
Odgen Nash's poems reveal how ________he was at writing comic…
audible
The sound of the harp was barely _______________in the large…
24 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 11
augmented
benign
benign
connoisseur
v. to increase in size, amount or degree
adj. kind; gracious, gentle
adj. favorable, not threatening
n. a person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine…
augmented
v. to increase in size, amount or degree
benign
adj. kind; gracious, gentle
25 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 10
Aquatic
Aquatic
Assert
Assertion
adj. Growing or living in or on water
adj. Done in or upon water
v. To say firmly; to declare
n. A firm statement or declaration
Aquatic
adj. Growing or living in or on water
Aquatic
adj. Done in or upon water
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