Wordly Wise lesson 17

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Wordly Wise lesson 17
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Lesson 17 of the wordly wise series book 6
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  1. Blight
    • (n)
    • 1. Any disease that damages plants
    • 2. Something that harms or destroys
    • (v)
    • 3. To do harm to
  2. Cite (v)
    • 1. To mention or quote as an example or authority
    • 2. To mention or praise
    • 3. To summon before a court of law
  3. Clemency (n)
    Mercy shown in punishment or judgment
  4. Eccentric
    • (adj)
    • 1. Departing from accepted behaviour; odd
    • (n)
    • 2. one who behaves in an odd or unusual way
  5. Farce (n)
    • 1. A humorous play marked by improbable situations and exaggerated behavior
    • 2. A ridiculous or absurd event or situation; a mockery
  6. Foray (n)
    A sudden raid or advance into enemy territory
  7. Glean (v)
    To gather bit by bit
  8. Nominal (adj)
    • 1. In name only, not in fact
    • Ex.
    • The kings and queens of England are nominal rulers.
    • 2. Very small
  9. Ostrasize (v)
    To exclude from a group; to banish
  10. Posthumous (adj)
    Occuring after one's death
  11. Quash (v)
    • 1. To put down by force
    • 2. To put a stop to something legally
  12. Recipient (n)
    One who recieves
  13. Ribald (adj)
    Funny in a crude way
  14. Suffrage (n)
    The right to vote
  15. Verve (n)
    Enthusiasm; vivacity

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