WW Lesson 2

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Tenczar
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WW Lesson 2
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2010-10-23 10:24:51
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Wordly Wise Lesson 2 words and definition
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  1. abrasion
    noun/ A wearing away or rubbing away by friction.

    A scraped or worn area
  2. abrasive
    adj/ Causing wear by rubbing
  3. Harsh or rough in manner; irritating
  4. clad
    adj/ Clothed or covered
  5. corroborate
    verb/ To provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
  6. cursory
    adj/ Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail.
  7. dehydrate
    verb/ To remove water from

    To become dry; to lose water from
  8. derive
    verb/ To take or receive from a source
  9. To obtain through reasoning. We ________ the answer to the question by applying Ohm's law.
  10. electrify
    verb/ To wire or equip with electric power

    To thrill or shock
  11. endeavor
    verb/ To attempt earnestly

    noun/ A serious, earnest effort toward a goal.
  12. gingerly
    adj/ Cautious; very careful

    adv/ With extreme care or concern.
  13. grimace
    verb/ To make a face expressing feelings of pain, disgust, or contempt

    noun/ A facial expression that seems to express pain, contempt, or disgust.
  14. gruesome
    adj/ Causing shock or horror
  15. inventory
    noun/ A list of possessions or goods on hand

    The stock of goods on hand.

    verb/ To make a complete list of.
  16. simulate
    verb/ To take on the qualities of another; to imitate.

    To pretend
  17. simulation
    noun/ An imitation of a possible situation.
  18. succumb
    verb/ To give up or give in to; to yield

    To cease to exist; to die
  19. surmise
    verb/ To suppose something without sufficient evidence.

    noun/ A guess

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