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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
Wordly Wise, Book 5, Lesson 8
assemble (v. 1)
assemble (v. 2)
assembly (n. 1)
assembly (n. 2)
To bring together into a group; to gather.
To put or fit together.
A group of people gathered for a certain purpose.
The fitting together of various parts.
assemble (v. 1)
To bring together into a group; to gather.
assemble (v. 2)
To put or fit together.
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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 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 7 - Lesson 20
apathy
badger
compel
delude
n. A lack of interest or concern.
v. To keep bothering.... n. A strongly built, burrowing animal c…
v. To force or require to do something.
v. To mislead; to deceive.
apathy
n. A lack of interest or concern.
badger
v. To keep bothering.... n. A strongly built, burrowing animal c…
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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 9 Lesson 20
bogus
demise
devise
enshrine
(adj) counterfeit or fake. false and artificial in tone.... Bec…
(n) the end of existence or activity; death... Online newspaper…
(v) to form or arrange in the mind... The students hoped they c…
(v) to cherish as precious or sacred... His love for her is ens…
bogus
(adj) counterfeit or fake. false and artificial in tone.... Bec…
demise
(n) the end of existence or activity; death... Online newspaper…
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 14
congenial
decipher
dissect
enigma
1. adj. Getting along well with others: affable.... 2. Suited to…
1. v. To convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary…
1. v. To cut into in order to study.... 2. To study closely; to…
1. n. Anything that is puzzling, mysterious, or hard to figur…
congenial
1. adj. Getting along well with others: affable.... 2. Suited to…
decipher
1. v. To convert from a code or secret writing into ordinary…
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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 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 9 Lesson 12 (definitions)
adversity
cardinal
credible
empathize
n. misfortune; hardship
adj. most important; chief
adj. believable; reliable
v. to show or feel understanding of another's feelings or pro…
adversity
n. misfortune; hardship
cardinal
adj. most important; chief
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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 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 8 Lesson 20
alienate
fervent
forbearance
gullible
verb - to cause to feel unfriendly when friendly existed OR t…
adj - intensely eager
noun - show of self-control or patience
adj - easily tricked or cheated; too trusting
alienate
verb - to cause to feel unfriendly when friendly existed OR t…
fervent
adj - intensely eager
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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 9 Lesson 10
amputate
aptitude
beneficiary
boon
to cut off a body part
a natural talent
one who gains an advantage from something
welcome gift
amputate
to cut off a body part
aptitude
a natural talent
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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 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 8 Lesson 11
augment
benign
connoisseur
discern
To increase in size, amount, or degree
Kind; gracious; gentle OR Favorable; not threatening
A person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine art…
To detect with the eyes OR to understand or comprehend OR to…
augment
To increase in size, amount, or degree
benign
Kind; gracious; gentle OR Favorable; not threatening
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 15
accentuate
aficionado
antecedent
centrifugal
(v) to emphasize or stress... In her dating profile, Ellen went…
(n) an enthusiast follower; a supporter or fan... Though once t…
(n) 1. a thing or event that precedes another ... (adj) 2. going…
(adj) moving or tending away from the center... A sling uses th…
accentuate
(v) to emphasize or stress... In her dating profile, Ellen went…
aficionado
(n) an enthusiast follower; a supporter or fan... Though once t…
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Wordly Wise Book 1, Lesson 1
leap
swamp
trunk
capital
jump
wetland with trees
a place for storing or carrying things in the back of a car
the most important city or town of a country or region.
leap
jump
swamp
wetland with trees
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Wordly Wise 3000: 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 8 Lesson 1
avid
brusque
concise
demean
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed. Eager; ent…
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
Short and to the point.
To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or…
avid
Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed. Eager; ent…
brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
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Wordly Wise Book 3 Lesson 6
continent
enable
foul
foul
One of the seven great land areas of the world. These are Afr…
To make possible; to give the means to bring about.
Having an unpleasant taste or smell.
Stormy, with strong winds and heavy rain.
continent
One of the seven great land areas of the world. These are Afr…
enable
To make possible; to give the means to bring about.
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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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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 8 Lesson 4
abhor
affable
amiss
despondent
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest.
adj. pleasant; approachable; gracious. n. friendliness of man…
adv. in wrong or imperfect way. adj. out of order; wrong.
adj. depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly disco…
abhor
v. to shrink from in disgust; to detest.
affable
adj. pleasant; approachable; gracious. n. friendliness of man…
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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.
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 9 Lesson 3
allude
consecrate
disseminate
dote
to refer to something indirectly
to dedicate to a cause; to set apart as holy
to scatter or spread widely
to show excessive fondness for
allude
to refer to something indirectly
consecrate
to dedicate to a cause; to set apart as holy
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Wordly Wise book 5 lesson 2
aroma
beverage
bland
brittle
A smell or odor, especially a pleasant one.
A liquid used as a drink.
1. Lacking a strong flavor.... 2. Not irritating, exciting, or d…
Easily broken; not flexible.
aroma
A smell or odor, especially a pleasant one.
beverage
A liquid used as a drink.
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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 Book 9 Lesson 1
Bewail
Destitute
Detract
Emancipate
v. To express deep regret or sorrow over. "He bewailed that h…
adj. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessi…
v. To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or import…
v. To set free from slavery; to liberate
Bewail
v. To express deep regret or sorrow over. "He bewailed that h…
Destitute
adj. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessi…
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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 7 Lesson 11
Ballast
Buoyant
Clamber
Detach
Heavy material used to make a ship steady or control the risi…
1. Able to float. 2. Cheerful and carefree
To climb awkwardly
1. To separate from. Not connected 2. Lacking concern; not ta…
Ballast
Heavy material used to make a ship steady or control the risi…
Buoyant
1. Able to float. 2. Cheerful and carefree
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 14
Amass
Articulate
Decimate
Dexterous
v. To gather or collect for one's use or profit; to accumulat…
v. To pronounce distinctly.... To express one's thoughts, feelin…
v. To kill or destroy a large portion of a group.... A nuclear…
adj. Skillful in the use of hands or mind.... The chimpanzee is…
Amass
v. To gather or collect for one's use or profit; to accumulat…
Articulate
v. To pronounce distinctly.... To express one's thoughts, feelin…
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 10
abject
advocate
atrocity
commemmorate
adj. most miserable; wretched
v. to plead in favor of; to defend
n. an act of great cruelty and wickedness
v. to serve as a memorial to; to remember in a solumn manner
abject
adj. most miserable; wretched
advocate
v. to plead in favor of; to defend
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 11
augment
benign
connoisseur
discern
To increase in size, amount, or degree
Kind; gracious; gentle OR Favorable; not threatening
A person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine art…
To detect with the eyes OR to understand or comprehend OR to…
augment
To increase in size, amount, or degree
benign
Kind; gracious; gentle OR Favorable; not threatening
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 1
Bewail
Destitute
Detract
Emancipate
v. To express deep regret or sorrow over
adj. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessi…
v. To take away, especially from the value, beauty, or import…
v. To set free from slavery; to liberate
Bewail
v. To express deep regret or sorrow over
Destitute
adj. Without resources or possessions, especially the necessi…
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Wordly Wise Book 5, Lesson3
ancestor
ancestor
carnivore / carnivorous
comprehend/comprehension
A person from whom one is descended. (noun)
An early kind of animal from which later ones have developed;…
1.A flesh-eating animal. (n.)... 2. Flesh-eating. (adj.)
1. To understand. (v.)... 2. The act of understanding; the abili…
ancestor
A person from whom one is descended. (noun)
ancestor
An early kind of animal from which later ones have developed;…
Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 3
Allude
Consecrate
Disseminate
Dote
v. To refer to in an indirect way (used with 'to').... n. Allusion
v. To set apart as holy... v. To dedicate to a cause; to devote
v. To scatter or spread widely... n. Dissemination
v. To show excessive fondness for (used with 'on' or 'upon')
Allude
v. To refer to in an indirect way (used with 'to').... n. Allusion
Consecrate
v. To set apart as holy... v. To dedicate to a cause; to devote
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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…
15 terms
Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 9
abet
agile
allot
balmy
To encourage or assist in some activity, especially a questio…
Able to move quickly and easily; nimble.... or... Able to think qui…
To assign or distribute as a portion or share.
Soothing, mild.
abet
To encourage or assist in some activity, especially a questio…
agile
Able to move quickly and easily; nimble.... or... Able to think qui…
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Wordly Wise - Book 7 - Lesson 14
allege
conclusive
counterpart
dismal
v. To state as a fact but without offering proof.
adj. Putting an end to doubt; convincing.
n. A person or thing that is similar to another.
adj. 1. Dark or extremely gloomy.... 2. Causing misery or sadnes…
allege
v. To state as a fact but without offering proof.
conclusive
adj. Putting an end to doubt; convincing.
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Wordly Wise, Book 5, Lesson 4
accurate (adj.)
accurate (adj.)
accuracy (n.)
approximate (adj.)
Able to give a correct reading or measurement.
Without mistakes or errors in facts.
Correctness, exactness.
Not exact, but close enough to be reasonably correct.
accurate (adj.)
Able to give a correct reading or measurement.
accurate (adj.)
Without mistakes or errors in facts.
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Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 8 (definitions)
adroit
affront
avocation
crusade
adj. Clever at dealing with difficult situations; adept; skil…
v. To insult or to offend verbally... n. A deliberate insult or…
n. An activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby
n. A prolonged, impassioned struggle for what is believed to…
adroit
adj. Clever at dealing with difficult situations; adept; skil…
affront
v. To insult or to offend verbally... n. A deliberate insult or…
Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 2 -definitions
alacrity
array
deduce
encumber
NOUN:... 1. Promptness in responding.... 2. Eagerness.
NOUN:... 1. A large group of people or things.... 2. An orderly arr…
VERB:... To draw a conclusion from given facts.
VERB: ... 1. To weigh down or burden.... 2. To impede the action of.
alacrity
NOUN:... 1. Promptness in responding.... 2. Eagerness.
array
NOUN:... 1. A large group of people or things.... 2. An orderly arr…
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Wordly Wise Book 8 Lesson 3
anonymous (adj)
anthology (n.)
conjecture (n.)
disposition (n.)
of an unknown source or unrevealed name
collection of various writings such as songs stories or poems
a conclusion based on guesswork or insufficient evidence
a persons mood- temperament ,
anonymous (adj)
of an unknown source or unrevealed name
anthology (n.)
collection of various writings such as songs stories or poems
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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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