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WW (wordly wise) 2
arrogant
arrogance
boycott
campaign
showing too much pride in oneself (ADJ)
a feeling of too much pride in oneself (N)
(V) to join with others in refusing to deal with a person or…
(N) (1) A series of actions intended to accomplish a goal (2)…
arrogant
showing too much pride in oneself (ADJ)
arrogance
a feeling of too much pride in oneself (N)
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Wordly Wise (WW)
affection
affectionate
appeal
clasp
a fond or tender feeling (noun)
gentle and loving (Verb)
1.)to make an earnest request;to ask 2.) to be of intrest to;…
1.) to grasp or hold tightly 2.) a strong grasp or hold 3.) s…
affection
a fond or tender feeling (noun)
affectionate
gentle and loving (Verb)
300 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8
avid
brusque
concise
demean
1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed 2. eager;…
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
short and to the point
to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
avid
1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed 2. eager;…
brusque
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
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SHALOH Debenedictis Wordly Wise WW Book 6 # 19
apex
collusion
incinerate
indict
N: The highest point of something.
N: A secret agreement between parties for a criminal or decei…
V: To burn to ashes.
V: To charge with a crime.
apex
N: The highest point of something.
collusion
N: A secret agreement between parties for a criminal or decei…
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Wordly Wise Study Guide Lesson 14 WW book 6
Benevolent
Consent
Discreet
Engross
Waiting to do good; kind
To agree or allow to happen... Permission; approval
Sharing care or wisdom in what one says or does... The ability t…
To take one's complete attention... Taking up one's complete att…
Benevolent
Waiting to do good; kind
Consent
To agree or allow to happen... Permission; approval
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Wordly Wise WW#12
abandon
adversary
baffle
blunder
v.1.To give up by leaving in time of danger.... 2.To lose or giv…
n.An enemy or opponent.
v.To confuse;to prevent from understanding.
n.1.A stupid or careless mistake.
abandon
v.1.To give up by leaving in time of danger.... 2.To lose or giv…
adversary
n.An enemy or opponent.
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Wordly Wise WW#13
adapt
adaptation
deplete
efficient
v.1.To change to fit new conditions.... 2.To make changes in som…
n.1.A changing to fit new conditions.... 2.Something that is cha…
v.To use up.
adj.Producing results without waste.
adapt
v.1.To change to fit new conditions.... 2.To make changes in som…
adaptation
n.1.A changing to fit new conditions.... 2.Something that is cha…
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Wordly Wise WW#16
awe
awesome
catastrophe
collide
n.A feeling of fear or nervous wonder and respect.... v.To fill…
adj.Causing feelings of awe.
n.Something that causes great loss and suffering;a terrible d…
v.To come together with great force.
awe
n.A feeling of fear or nervous wonder and respect.... v.To fill…
awesome
adj.Causing feelings of awe.
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Wordly Wise WW#17
corrode
corrosion
debris
elated
v.To eat or wear by degrees,usually by chemical action.
n.The process or the result of corroding.
n.Broken,scatter remains.... 2.Litter;rubbish.
adj.Happy and excited;overjoyed.
corrode
v.To eat or wear by degrees,usually by chemical action.
corrosion
n.The process or the result of corroding.
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Wordly Wise WW#18
abroad
anguish
commence
commend
adv.Away from one's own country.
n.Extreme pain of the body or mind.... v.To suffer extreme doubt…
v.To start;to begin.
v.1.To speak of with approval;to praise.... 2.To put in the care…
abroad
adv.Away from one's own country.
anguish
n.Extreme pain of the body or mind.... v.To suffer extreme doubt…
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Wordly Wise WW#20
bluster
blustering
council
dwell
v.To talk in a loud and bullying manner.... n.Loud,boastful or t…
adj.Blowing loudly and violently.
n.A group of people who meet to decide or plan something,give…
v.1.To live or reside.... 2.To keep thinking about.
bluster
v.To talk in a loud and bullying manner.... n.Loud,boastful or t…
blustering
adj.Blowing loudly and violently.
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Wordly Wise WW#19
breach
clammy
construct
construction
n.1.An opening made by battering.... 2.A breaking or being broke…
adj.Cold and damp.
v.To built;to make by fitting the parts together.
n.1.The act of building.... 2.Something that is built.
breach
n.1.An opening made by battering.... 2.A breaking or being broke…
clammy
adj.Cold and damp.
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Wordly Wise WW#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 various…
adj.Worried or uneasy about what 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 various…
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Wordly Wise WW#14
benevolent
consent
discreet
discretion
adj.Wanting to do good;kind.
v.To agree;to allow to happen.... n.Permission;Approval.
adj.Showing care or wisdom in what one says or does.
n.The ability to handle matters wisely.
benevolent
adj.Wanting to do good;kind.
consent
v.To agree;to allow to happen.... n.Permission;Approval.
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wordly wise 6 book 8
Anarchy
Apprehend
Arraign
Assimilate
1. Total absence of government ... 2. Lack of order; total confu…
1. To seize; to arrest ... 2. To grasp the meaning of; to unders…
1. To bring before a court to face charges
1. To absorb into a population... 2. To take in a part and absor…
Anarchy
1. Total absence of government ... 2. Lack of order; total confu…
Apprehend
1. To seize; to arrest ... 2. To grasp the meaning of; to unders…
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Wordly Wise Book 8
avid
brusque
concise
demean
1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed 2. eager;…
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
short and to the point
to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
avid
1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed 2. eager;…
brusque
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
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Wordly Wise Book 8
avid
brusque
concise
demean
1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed 2. eager;…
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
short and to the point
to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
avid
1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed 2. eager;…
brusque
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 5
antic
attire
captivate
deft
n. A playful or funny act.
n. Clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes.... v. To dres…
v. To please greatly; to win over by special charm.
adj. Quick and sure; skillful at handling.
antic
n. A playful or funny act.
attire
n. Clothes, especially fine and expensive clothes.... v. To dres…
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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 4, Lesson 7
alter
confuse
distribute
eject
v. To change in some way; to make or become different... n. -ati…
v. To make or become unclear or mixed up in the mind; to mist…
v. To give out; to divide among several or many. To be spread…
v. To force or throw out
alter
v. To change in some way; to make or become different... n. -ati…
confuse
v. To make or become unclear or mixed up in the mind; to mist…
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 9
accumulate
aggravate
aggravation
conserve
v. To increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect, or g…
v. 1. To make worse.
n. 1. Annoyance; exasperation.... 2. A source of annoyance or ex…
v. To save by using carefully.
accumulate
v. To increase in number or amount; to pile up, collect, or g…
aggravate
v. 1. To make worse.
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Wordly Wise Book 8
avid
brusque
concise
demean
1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed 2. eager;…
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
short and to the point
to cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
avid
1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed 2. eager;…
brusque
abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 5
Callow
Contemporary
Cynical
Despot
Young and inexperienced.
A person living during the same time period as another.
Doubtful of the sincerity of others motives.
A ruler with absolute power or tyrannical control over a grou…
Callow
Young and inexperienced.
Contemporary
A person living during the same time period as another.
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Wordly Wise, Book 6, Lesson 3
abundant
arid
distinct
graze
More than enough; plentiful.
Having little or no rainfall; very dry.
Not the same; different or separate.
To feed on growing grass. To touch lightly in passing.
abundant
More than enough; plentiful.
arid
Having little or no rainfall; very dry.
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 10
anticipate
bankrupt
brief
brisk
v. 1. To look forward to; to expect. 2. To be aware of and to…
adj. 1. Unable to pay one's debt and freed by law from doing…
adj. Short; not long-lasting.... v. To give a short explanation…
adj 1. Quick; active.... 2. Stimulating; refreshing.
anticipate
v. 1. To look forward to; to expect. 2. To be aware of and to…
bankrupt
adj. 1. Unable to pay one's debt and freed by law from doing…
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Wordly Wise Book 2 Lesson 1
calf
claw
couple
cushion
A young cow or bull.
The sharp curved nail on the toe of a bird or animal.
Two things of the same kind.
A pillow or a pad with a soft filling.
calf
A young cow or bull.
claw
The sharp curved nail on the toe of a bird or animal.
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 12
accede
affluent
arbitrary
artisan
v. To agree; to consent to, often 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 consent to, often after urging from another.
affluent
adj. Generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 8
adept
audible
azure
banter
Highly skilled; expert
Capable of being heard
The blue color of a cloudless sky
To exchange playful, teasing remarks... OR... Light, playful conver…
adept
Highly skilled; expert
audible
Capable of being heard
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Wordly Wise Book 7 Review
abate
acknowledge
agent
authority
To become weaker; to decrease
to admit the existence of... to express recognition for
a person who acts or does business for another... something that…
the right to give orders, make decisions, or take action... an e…
abate
To become weaker; to decrease
acknowledge
to admit the existence of... to express recognition for
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Wordly Wise Book 5 Lesson 3
ancestor
carnivore
comprehend
duration
n. 1. A person from whom one is descended.... 2. An early kind o…
n. A flesh-eating animal.
v. To understand.
n. The time during which something lasts or continues.
ancestor
n. 1. A person from whom one is descended.... 2. An early kind o…
carnivore
n. A flesh-eating animal.
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 6
apparel
appreciate
continuous
dissolve
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing
to see the worth or quality of
going without stopping
v. 1. To make or become liquid. 2. To bring or to come to an…
apparel
n. The things that are worn by a person; clothing
appreciate
to see the worth or quality of
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 7
claustrophobia
colleague
condescend
contingent
noun - an abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
noun - An associate or coworker of similar status.
verb - To lower oneself to a position one considers inferior…
adj - Conditional; depending on something else... OR... adj - Likel…
claustrophobia
noun - an abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
colleague
noun - An associate or coworker of similar status.
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 15
analyze
apprehensive
coincide
compose
to break down into separate parts in order to study
worried or uneasy
to be in the same place or time; to be exactly the same
to make by combining... to create or write... to quiet or calm
analyze
to break down into separate parts in order to study
apprehensive
worried or uneasy
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Wordly Wise Book 3 Lesson 10
cable
cable
cathederal
convey
a thick steel rope made of strands of wire twisted together
a bundle of wires covered by rubber or plastic along which an…
a large and important church
to carry or move from one place to another
cable
a thick steel rope made of strands of wire twisted together
cable
a bundle of wires covered by rubber or plastic along which an…
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 5
Callow
Contemporary
Cynical
Despot
adj. Young and inexperienced; immature
n. A person living during the same period as another... adj. Exi…
adj. Doubtful of the sincerity of others' motives... n. (Cynic)…
n. A dictator with absolute power or tyrannical control over…
Callow
adj. Young and inexperienced; immature
Contemporary
n. A person living during the same period as another... adj. Exi…
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 9
Allure
Antiquity
Appraise
Cleave
N. The power to attract or charm.
N. The quality of great age.
V. To estimate the value of
V. To cling or be faithful to.
Allure
N. The power to attract or charm.
Antiquity
N. The quality of great age.
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Wordly Wise : Book 6
affection
appeal
clasp
conspicuous
n. A fond or tender feeling
...
...
affection
n. A fond or tender feeling
appeal
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Wordly Wise Book 3 Lesson 4
average
average
border
border
the usual amount or kind of something
not special or ordinary
a dividing line between two states or countries
the edge of something
average
the usual amount or kind of something
average
not special or ordinary
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Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 15
apparent
ban
concentrate
concern
1. Clear ... 2. Seeming or appearing to be.
1. To forbid, especially by passing a law or making a rule.
1. To focus all ones thoughts or efforts on. ... 2. To bring or…
1. To be about; to interest. ... 2: To trouble or worry .... 3. Som…
apparent
1. Clear ... 2. Seeming or appearing to be.
ban
1. To forbid, especially by passing a law or making a rule.
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Wordly Wise Book 3 Lesson 7
act
act
act
act
something that is done
a show that is put on
to play a part in a play, a movie, or tv
to do something
act
something that is done
act
a show that is put on
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 1
affection
appeal
clasp
conspicuous
A fond or tender feeling.
To be attractive to; An earnest request for help.
To grasp or hold tightly
Easily seen.
affection
A fond or tender feeling.
appeal
To be attractive to; An earnest request for help.
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WORDLY WISE -- Book 8 Lesson 19
bulwark
culminate
engulf
feasible
n. A wall-like structure used as a defense. A person or thing…
v. To reach or bring to the highest point. n. The result of s…
v. To swallow up by covering completely; to overwhelm.
adj. Able to be done; possible or likely.
bulwark
n. A wall-like structure used as a defense. A person or thing…
culminate
v. To reach or bring to the highest point. n. The result of s…
15 terms
Wordly Wise -- 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. Anything t…
n. a very confused and 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. Anything t…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 14
congenial
decipher
dissect
enigma
adj. 1. getting along well with others; affable 2. suited to…
v. 1. to convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary…
v. 1. to cut into in order to study 2. to study closely; to a…
n. anything that is puzzling, mysterious, or hard to figure out
congenial
adj. 1. getting along well with others; affable 2. suited to…
decipher
v. 1. to convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary…
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Wordly Wise Book 6 Lesson 11
Abbreviate
Appropriate
Exclude
Fanciful
v. To shorten by leaving out certain parts.
adj. Suitable or right for the purpose.
v. To leave out; to keep from being a part of.
adj. 1. Not based on reason; unrealistic.... 2. Not real; imagin…
Abbreviate
v. To shorten by leaving out certain parts.
Appropriate
adj. Suitable or right for the purpose.
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Wordly Wise Book 3 Lesson 10
cable
cathedral
convey
device
a thick steel rope made of strands of wire twisted together.…
a large and important church.
to carry or move from one place to another. to make an idea o…
something made or invented for a particular use.
cable
a thick steel rope made of strands of wire twisted together.…
cathedral
a large and important church.
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Wordly Wise Book 8 - Lesson 17
accord
affirm
bequeath
citadel
n. a feeling of agreement or harmony; a formal agreement.
v. to declare positively.
v. to pass on to others. to leave to another in one's will.
n. a fortress on a hill; a stronghold.
accord
n. a feeling of agreement or harmony; a formal agreement.
affirm
v. to declare positively.
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Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 6, Lesson 17
corrode
debris
elation
exploit
to eat or wear away by degrees, usually by chemical action
litter; rubbish
a feeling of great joy and excitement
to use in a selfish way; to take unfair advantage of
corrode
to eat or wear away by degrees, usually by chemical action
debris
litter; rubbish
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Wordly Wise Book 6: Lesson 13
Adapt
Deplete
Efficient
Fatigue
1. To change to fit new conditions.... 2. To make changes in som…
1. To use up.
1.Producing results without waste.
1. A feeling of tiredness from work or exercise.... 2. To make o…
Adapt
1. To change to fit new conditions.... 2. To make changes in som…
Deplete
1. To use up.
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Wordly Wise Book 3 Lesson 11
diagram
frustrate
frustrating
graduate
a plan or drawing that shows how something works or how diffe…
to keep from carrying out a plan or reaching a goal
causing one to be upset or discouraged
a person who has finished a course of study
diagram
a plan or drawing that shows how something works or how diffe…
frustrate
to keep from carrying out a plan or reaching a goal
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 13
ardent
assail
asset
barter
passionate
attack violently
anything owned that is valuable and can be sold OR quality ca…
exchange goods or services without money
ardent
passionate
assail
attack violently
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