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

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