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Weighty Word Book

TermDefinition
Aggrandizement To make yourself look better than you really are
Burdensome A pile or load that's hard to or impossible to carry
Criterion A standard or rule or test is used to judge something
Destination A place you are going to
Exonerate When someone is accused to a crime and found innocent
Furbelow When a decoration is on a person's clothes
Geniality When someone shows cheerfulness and kindness
Hibernate To sleep through the winter
Improbable When it's highly unlikely for something to happen
Jeremiad To tell a sad story
Katzenjammer When something is funny, noisy, and confusing
Lackadaisical When someone has little energy or is lacking
Mystify When something mysteriously happens
Nadir When you reach the bottom of something
Optimum The best qaulity
Partisann To pick someone's side
Querist To ask lots of questions
Rusticate To spend time in the country
Surreptitous To do something secretly
Tirade When someone scolds angrilly
Utilize Use something for what it is not used for
Vicarious To learn something someone else experienced it
Wondrous When something is amazing, surprising, and extra ordinary
Xerophyte A plant that grows in the dessert
Yokefellow A campanion or partner
Zany Being crazy
Created by: MS6793