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

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