Wordly Wise lesson 15

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Wordly Wise lesson 15
2012-09-16 19:37:33
Wordly wise lesson 15 book vocab vocabulary

lesson 15 of the wordly wise series book 6
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  1. Accentuate (v)
    To emphasize or stress
  2. Aficiando (spanish word now part of our language) (n)
    An enthusiastic supporter or follower
  3. Antecedent 
    • (n)
    • 1. A thing or event that precedes another
    • Ex.
    • Robert Fultons submersible craft was the antecedent of today's submarine.
    • (adj)
    • 2. Going before; preceding
    • Many years of research were antecedent to this drug's being sold without prescription.
  4. Centrifugal (adj)
    Moving or tending away from the center
  5. Convulted (adj)
    • 1. Having numerous coils or folds
    • 2. Complicated; intricate
  6. Decapitiate (v)
    To kill by cutting off the head
  7. Disingenuous (adj)
    Not straightforward; insencere
  8. Indupitable (adj)
    Too evident to be doubted; unquestionable
  9. Jaded (adj)
    Dulled or wearied by excess or overindulgence
  10. Masochistic (adj)
    Deriving pleasure from being mistreated mentally or physically
  11. Momentum (n)
    Force or speed of movement; force or energy that keeps something moving
  12. Obsolescent (adj)
    Going out of use; becoming obsolete
  13. Potential 
    • (adj)
    • 1. Having possibility or capability
    • (n)
    • 2. The capacity for growth or developement
  14. Viscera (n,pl)
    The internal organs of the body
  15. Visceral (adj)
    Felt strongly, as if in the viscera
  16. Volition (n)
    • 1. An act of consciously choosing or doing
    • 2. The power of choosing