Wordly Wise Lesson 9

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Wordly Wise Lesson 9
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  1. apposite
    adj

    highly relevant; apt
  2. calumny
    noun

    a false accusation meant to hurt someon'es reputation; slander
  3. domain
    noun

    1. an area or territory over which control is excercised

    2. a field of actvitiy, knowledge or concern.
  4. dorsal
    adj

    of, on, or near the back
  5. enervate
    verb

    to lessen the vigor or strength of; to enfeeble
  6. epicure
    noun

    one with discriminating taste, especially but not exclusively relating to food and drink
  7. exculpate
    verb

    to clear from alleged guilt or fault
  8. heterogeneous
    adj

    differing in kind or parts; varied
  9. infintesimal
    adj

    extremely small in size or quantity
  10. lateral
    adj

    of, at, from, or towards the side.
  11. primeval
    adj

    of or relating to the earliest ages; primitive.
  12. quintessence
    noun

    the best or most typical example
  13. serrated
    adj

    having a saw-toothed or notched edge
  14. vertiable
    adj

    being, in fact, the thing named or described; litteraly so. Often used to emphasize the aptness of a metaphor
  15. viviparous
    adj

    producing living young instead of eggs, in the manner of most mammals and some reptiels and fished.

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