Wordly Wise Lesson 16

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Wordly Wise Lesson 16
2012-09-16 20:14:34
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Lesson 16 of the wordly wise series book 6
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  1. Belated (adj)
    Done too late; having been delayed beyond the usual time
  2. Caliber (n)
    • 1. Degree of importance or excellence 
    • 2. The diameter of a bullet inside of a gun barrel
  3. Chagrin 
    • (n)
    • 1. A feeling of embarrassment or annoyance caused by failure or dissapointment
    • (v)
    • 2. To cause to feel unease
  4. Contravene (v)
    To act or be counter to
  5. Default 
    • (n)
    • 1. Failure to do what is required by law
    • 2. An automatic selecetion made according to a computor program when the user does not make a choice
    • (v)
    • 3. To fail to pay what or when one should
  6. Doldrums (n)(pl)
    A condition of feeling sad, bored, or sluggish
  7. Emblazon (v)
    To enscribe or decorate conspisciously 
  8. Conspiscious (adj)
    Standing out or very noticeable; atrracting notice or attention
  9. Eminent (adj)
    Standing above others in worth, rank, or fame
  10. Expend (v)
    To use up; to consume
  11. Expire (v)
    • 1. To come to an end
    • 2. To die
  12. Exponent (n)
    A person who interprets, explains, or workds to make something popular
  13. Novice (n)
    Someone who is new at something; a beginner
  14. Spry (adj)
    Moving with quickness and ease; lively
  15. Tenuous (adj)
    • 1. Lacking substance; flimsy
    • 2. Thick, slender
    • 3. Lacking density, thin
  16. Trusim (n) 
    A truth so widely known that it is almost unnecassary to say it