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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…
21 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…
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 12
accede
affluent
arbitrary
artisan
v. to agree to; to consent to, after urging from another
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
adj. determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or ne…
n. one able to do skilled work with the hands; a craftsperson
accede
v. to agree to; to consent to, after urging from another
affluent
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 18
aperture
cache
combustible
delegate
n. an opening or hole.
n. a hiding or storage place, especially for food or valuables
adj. capable of catching fire or burning
n. a person appointed to act on behalf of others; a represent…
aperture
n. an opening or hole.
cache
n. a hiding or storage place, especially for food or valuables
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…
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…
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
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
52 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 7 - Applying the Meanings
brawl
brawl
casual
casual
A _______ broke out when one of the workers accused another o…
Players who _______ during the game are fined.
Several friends got together for a ________ meeting after the…
I have a ________ job doing errands for my uncle when he need…
brawl
A _______ broke out when one of the workers accused another o…
brawl
Players who _______ during the game are fined.
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.
52 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 2 - Applying the Meanings
arrogant
arrogance
boycott
boycott
You were ______________to claim that you knew all the answers.
Declaring that you are sure to win is another example of your…
Customers plan to ________________that store if it continues…
The fans called off their _______________when the teams agree…
arrogant
You were ______________to claim that you knew all the answers.
arrogance
Declaring that you are sure to win is another example of your…
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,…
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 4 - Applying the Meanings
inherit
acquire
loath
supervision
I was told that I would, (on the death of my mother, become t…
In what year did the museum (become the owner) of this painti…
I was having such a good time that I was (not quite willing)…
The child is too young to play outside without (someone watch…
inherit
I was told that I would, (on the death of my mother, become t…
acquire
In what year did the museum (become the owner) of this painti…
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
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.
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.
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 14
congenial
decipher
dissect
enigma
adj. getting along well with others; affable, suited to one's…
v. to convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary lan…
v. to cut in order to study or study closely; to analyze
n. anything that is puzzling, mysterious, or hard to figure o…
congenial
adj. getting along well with others; affable, suited to one's…
decipher
v. to convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary lan…
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 10
Aquatic
Assert
Avert
Bleak
adj. Done in or upon water
v. To say firmly; to declare
v. To turn away, to keep from happening
adj. Cold and dreary; exposed to cold winds and bad weather,…
Aquatic
adj. Done in or upon water
Assert
v. To say firmly; to declare
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
48 terms
GACS lclab - English 6 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 18 - Applying the Meanings
abroad
anguish
anguished
commences
Exaggeration adds to the humor of Mark Twain's accounts of hi…
The captives' _____________ is expressed eloquently in the po…
Jess ________________over whether to tell Bob that she had se…
The school year _______________on September 9.
abroad
Exaggeration adds to the humor of Mark Twain's accounts of hi…
anguish
The captives' _____________ is expressed eloquently in the po…
15 terms
GACS lclab - English 7 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 7, Lesson 3 - Applying the Meanings
aghast
benefactors
bestow
subsided
We were (struck with horror; shocked) at the photographs of s…
People who donated more than $100 were listed as (a person wh…
An Academy Award is the highest honor Hollywood can (to give…
After the rain stopped, the floodwaters gradually (to sink to…
aghast
We were (struck with horror; shocked) at the photographs of s…
benefactors
People who donated more than $100 were listed as (a person wh…
16 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 16
alleviate
antidote
bedlam
cajole
v. to relieve or make more bearable
n. a remedy that relieves the effects of a poison
n. a very confused or noisy scene
v. to urge with gentle and repeated requests; to coax
alleviate
v. to relieve or make more bearable
antidote
n. a remedy that relieves the effects of a poison
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.
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
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.
9 terms
GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 6 - Applying the Meanings
imminent
meticulous
shackled
anarchy
Janine, seeing that an accident was (about to happen in the v…
As we examined the ancient Peruvian embroideries, we were ama…
Our teachers always encouraged us to finish high school becau…
To avoid (a complete breakdown in government), the president…
imminent
Janine, seeing that an accident was (about to happen in the v…
meticulous
As we examined the ancient Peruvian embroideries, we were ama…
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