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

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