WW Lesson 4

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WW Lesson 4
2010-10-23 11:16:03
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Wordly Wise 8, Lesson 4 words and definitions
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  1. abhor
    verb/ To shrink from in disgust; to detest
  2. abhorrent
    adj/ Disgusting, causing loathing
  3. affable
    adj/ Pleasant; approachable; gracious
  4. affability
    noun/ Friendliness of manner
  5. amiss
    adv/ In a wrong or imperfect way

    adj/ Out of order; wrong
  6. despondent
    adj/ Depressed from loss of hope or confidence; utterly discouraged
  7. entreat
    verb/ to ask earnestly; to beg
  8. entreaty
    noun/ A plea or earnest request.
  9. haunt
    verb/ To stay in one's mind continually.

    To visit frequently.

    To appear in the form of a ghost.
  10. impel
    verb/ To drive or to propel.

    To urge or drive by force or moral pressure
  11. interminable
    adj/ Endless; seeming to be without end.
  12. irascible
    adj/ Quick-tempered; irritable
  13. profound
    adj/ Intense; deeply felt.

    Having understanding or knowledge that goes beneath the surface or beyond the obvious.
  14. recluse
    noun/ A person who lives apart from society and often alone.
  15. reclusive
    adj/ Withdrawn from society
  16. reverberate
    verb/ To be repeated as in a series of echoes or vibrations.
  17. sage
    adj/ Having wisdom and good judgement

    noun/ A person known for wisdom and good judgement.

    noun/ An aromatic grayish-green plant used in cooking
  18. tirade
    noun/ A long, angry speech
  19. tremulous
    adj/ Marked by trembling or shaking

    Timid or fearful