Wordly Wise 5

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Wordly wise book 9 lesson 5
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  1. callow
    adj. Young and inexperienced; immature.
  2. contemporary
    • n. A person living during the same period as another.
    • adj. Existing or occurring at the same time.
  3. cynical
    adj. Doubtful of the sincerity of others’ motives; skeptical.
  4. cynic
    n.
  5. despot
    n. A ruler with absolute power or tyrannical control over a group of people.
  6. despotic
    adj.
  7. enunciate
    v. 1 To pronounce clearly.

    2. To state; to announce.
  8. impediment
    n. Anything that gets in the way; an obstacle.
  9. impoverish
    v. 1. To make poor.

    2. To take away.
  10. Impoverished
    adj.
  11. indolent
    adj. Indulging in ease; avoiding exertion; lazy.
  12. indolence
    n.
  13. sagacious
    adj. Showing sound judgment; wise.
  14. sagacity
    n.
  15. secular
    adj. Worldly; not connected with a church or religion.
  16. speculate
    v. 1. To think about or make guesses.

    2.To engage in a risky business venture.
  17. strife
    n. A conflict or struggle
  18. venerate
    v. To show great respect for.
  19. voracious
    adj. 1. ravenous; desiring and eating a large amount of food.

    2. Greatly eager.
  20. wane
    v. To get smaller, weaker, dimmer; to near an end.

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