Wordly Wise Number 5

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  1. What is the definition of audacious?
    • Adjective- 1) Willing to take risks; daring
    • 2) Showing disrespect or lack of courtesy
    • Audacity- Noun- 1)Willingness to take risks by showing excessive boldnessImage Upload
  2. What is the definition of confiscate?
    Verb- To seize by force if necessary; to take possesion ofImage Upload
  3. What is the definition of conscientious?
    • Adjective- 1)Thorough; careful
    • 2)Honest; principaledImage Upload
  4. What is the definition of depict?
    Verb- To give a picture of; to describeImage Upload
  5. What is the definition of embark?
    • Verb- 1)To go on board a ship or airplane at the start of a voyage
    • 2)To start out; to beginImage Upload
  6. What is the definition of inkling?
    Noun- A slight suspicion; a vague ideaImage Upload
  7. What is the definition of lackadaisical?
    Adjective- Showing little spirit or enthusiasmImage Upload
  8. What is the definition of mutiny?
    • Noun- Deliberate refusal to obey orders given by those in command, especially by sailors
    • Verb- To rebel openly against a commanderImage Upload
  9. What is the definition of pilfer?
    Verb- to steal small amounts repeatedly of things that are of little valueImage Upload
  10. What is the definition of profusion?
    • Noun- A plentiful supply; a great or generous amount
    • Profuse- Adjective- Given or occuring in generous amounts; abundantImage Upload
  11. What is the definition of prudent?
    • Adjective- Vey careful; showing judgement and wisdom
    • Prudence- Noun- The avoidance of risk; carefulness in what one says or doesImage Upload
  12. What is the definition of rankle?
    Verb- To cause continuing anger or irritationImage Upload
  13. What is the definition of rebuke?
    • Verb- To criticise strongly; to reprimand
    • Noun- A sharp criticismImage Upload
  14. What is the definition of serene?
    • Adjective- Calm and untroubled; peaceful
    • Serenity- Noun- A calm and untroubled stateImage Upload
  15. What is the definition of slovenly?
    Adjective- Untidy; carelessly doneImage Upload
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Wordly Wise Number 5
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2011-12-02 02:50:51
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