Wordly Wise Semester 2 Final Study Quiz

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Can you name the vocab words for semester 2 finals?

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n. anything that is puzzling, mysterious, or hard to figure out
adj. not suitable; inappropriate or improper
v. to plead in favor of; to defend. n. one who argues for or defends a person, group, or idea
n. something new; a new way of doing something.
v. to lose hope, strength, or vitality because of neglect or bad conditions
n. 1. a comoplete view of a surrounding area. 2. a thorough presentation of a subject
v. to cause to continue indefinitely
v. to soften or tone down the sound of. adj. not speaking or not able to speak; silent
adj. 1. causing horror; extremely gruesome. 2. glowing with the redness of flames seen through a haze
adj. highly skilled; expert
v. to encourage or assist in some activity, especially a questionable one
adj. 1. incapable of making an error; never wrong. 2. unlikely to go wrong or fail
adj. puzzling; mysterious
v. to compete for, as in a contest
adj. not safe or secure; dangerously uncertain
v. to level to the ground; to destroy completely
adj. so distorted or strange as to appear bizarre or comical
v. 1. to hurt the reputation of. 2. to destroy confidence or trust in.
n. silence or reserve
adj. determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or necessity
v. to select and remove weak or inferior members from
adj. 1. giving off light. 2. clear, easy to understand
v. to quarrel in a noisy or angry way
adj. 1. very brutal, wicked, or cruel. 2. appallingly bad; outrageous
adj. not moving, changing, or developing
n. a rapidly spreading and usually fatal disease
n. submitting to the wishes of another because of respect
v. to increase in size, amount, or degree
n. a wealthy and powerful business person
v. 1. to put off or postpone. 2. to yield to out of respect for the knowledge or authority of another
adj. greatly respected; holy; sacred
v. to exchange goods or services without the use of money. n. the exchange of goods or services without the use of money
v. 1. to struggle with in close combat; to wrestle. 2. to come to grips with. n. an iron shaft with a claw for grasping and holding things
n. 1. money or property left to another in a will. 2. something passed on to those who come after
adj. kind; gracious; gentle. 2. favorable; not threatening
n. a source of great wealth; something that brings great riches
n. wealth
adj. inclined to keep one's thoughts and feelings to oneself; quiet and reserved.
adj. abundantly productive
adj. having great bulk or volume; ample
v. to be forced to give up or lose. n. something lost or given up as a result of an error failing
v. to illustrate by being an example of
v. to go or come before in time, rank, or position
v. 1. to bring about or inflict. 2. to express or vent
n. 1. a basic food that is used frequently and in large amounts. 2. a U-shaped fastener with sharp edges. v. to attach with ______s. adj. most important; principal
n. the attempt to improve the well-being of those in need by donating money or aid
adj. marked by freshness or originality; willing to try new things
n. a form of a language spoken in a certain geographical region that has its own grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary
adj. showing ill will or hatred; producing harm or evil
n. an area of wet, swampy ground; deep mud. v. to get stuck as if in a swamp; unable to make progress
adj. showing impatience because of restrictions or delays
n. physical strength or courage to resist hardship, illness, or fatigue
v. 1. to give careful thought to; to ponder. 2. to have plans to; to intend
v. to advance little by little beyond the usual limits or boundaries
adj. annoying; tedious
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
v. to exchange playful, teasing remarks. n. light, playful conversation
n. an act of great cruelty and wickedness
v. to fail to develop, change, or move
adj. intensely eager; passionate
adj. 1. having to do with shepherds and herders. 2. relating to country life, and often presented as charmingly simple
adj. having terrible consequences; urgent or desperate
v. to thwart; to make difficulties for or finding problems with
adj. complicated; having many related details or parts
adj. clearly offensive or bad; conspicuously acting against what is right
n. a person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine arts; a person of refined tastes
adj. alike or close in meaning; closely related
adj. not bringing about the desired effect; futile
adj. incapable of being controlled or held back
n. a state of confusion or agitation; tumult

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