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Wordly Wise 3000 Book 10 Lessons 5-8 Final Review

For the lesson 5-8 WWise Final for all those FPLAers out there who need a little bit of help! STUDY WELL!And look for my Extra Credit Reviews, to cash in some extra points on all of your WWise tests!

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Circuitous
adj. Roundabout; indirect.
Profane
v. To treat with scorn or irreverence OR adj. 1. Disrespectful of sacred things. 2. Not connected with religion; worldly.
Prohibitive
adj. Serving to restrain action or discourage use of.
Indigenous
adj. Naturally living or growing in a certain area; native.
Compunction
n. A feeling of uneasiness or anxiety caused by guilt.
Obituary
n. A notice of someone's death, such as in a newspaper, usually with a brief summary of that person's life.
Muster
n. A gathering usually of military forces. OR v. To summon or call forth; to gather.
Magnitude
n. Greatness of size, power, or influence.
Heresy
n. The expression of shocking or unacceptable views.
Affinity
n. Attraction for someone or something with which one feels a closeness or kinship.
Implement
n. A tool or instrument. OR v. To carry out.
Ameliorate
v. To make better; to become better; to improve.
Lacerate
v. To tear or cut roughly.
Expendable
adj. Able to be used up and then discarded or replaced.
Infirmity
n. Physical or mental weakness or defect.
Subservient
adj. Serving or acting in a subordinate manner; servile.
Circumvent
v. To avoid through craftiness.
Inconsequential
adj. Lacking importance or worth; unable to make an impact; trivial.
Largesse
n. The act of giving generously; gifts.
Engender
v. To bring into being, to produce.
Baleful
adj. Expressing hatred or evil; harmful, ominous.
Exacerbate
v. To make more severe, bitter, or violent.
Inter
v. To put in a grave; to bury.
Beset
v. 1. To surround or to attack repeatedly. 2. To trouble or weigh down.
Omnivorous
adj. 1. Eating all kinds of food, including both animal and vegetable food. 2. Taking in everything available.
Permeate
v. To spread throughout; to pass through.
Servitude
n. A lack of freedom; forced labor.
Acrimony
n. Bitterness or sharpness of temper, manner, or speech; hostility.
Euphemism
n. A polite term used to avoid directly naming something considered offensive or unpleasant.
Adjacent
adj. Near or next to; adjoining.
Rendition
n. An interpretation or translation; a performance.
Reminisce
v. To think or talk about one's past.
Cede
v. To give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreement.
Recompense
v. To pay or compensate. OR n. Payment, compensation.
Visionary
n. A person who is given to ideas that are not currently realistic; a dreamer. OR adj. Able to see what might be accomplished in the future.
Desultory
adj. Proceeding or carried out in an aimless or random way.
Colloquial
adj. Characterized by informal language.
Vanguard
n. The leading or forward position in a movement.
Condone
v. To overlook or accept without punishment; to pardon or excuse.
Illicit
adj. Not allowed, improper, or unlawful.
Infatuated
adj. Filled with excessive, shallow, or foolish love or desire.
Materialize
v. 1. To become real or actual. 2. To appear in physical form, especially suddenly.
Repast
n. Food and drink; a meal.
Epitaph
n. The words carved on a tombstone in memory of the deceased.
Emaciated
adj. Very thin or wasted away, especially from lack or nourishment; scrawny.
Poignant
adj. Painfully moving, affecting or touching.
Stipend
n. A regular and fixed amount of pay for work done or to help cover living or work expenses.
Cessation
n. A stopping, either final or temporary.
Proselytize
v. To convert someone to a faith, belief, or cause.
Resurgence
n. A rising to life, use, acceptance, or prominence; a revival.
Enclave
n. A district region or community enclosed within a larger territory.
Ambivalent
adj. Having mixed, often opposing, feelings about something or someone; indecisive.
Berate
v. To criticize vigorously; to scold vehemently.
Galvanize
v. To excite or arouse action.
Exodus
n. A mass departure.
Insatiable
adj. Never satisfied; greedy.
Castigate
v. To punish by criticizing sharply; to berate.
Diminutive
adj. Very small, tiny.
Inexorable
adj. Not to be persuaded, stopped, or moved by entreaty or plea; relentless.
Stereotype
n. A generalization that is used to characterize a person without acknowledging indvidual differences. OR v. To make judgements that ignore individual differences.

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