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Wordly Wise 8, #3

Wordly Wise 3000, Book 8 Lesson 2

TermDefinition
anonymous Of an unknown source or unrevealed name
anthology A collection of various writings, such as songs, stories, or poems.
conjecture A conclusion based on guesswork or insufficient evidence OR To form an opinion while lacking sufficient evidence
disposition A person's usual mood; temperament
encompass To enclose or encircle OR to include
extricate To free from a difficult or tangled situation
generation One step in the line of descent of a family OR All the people born and living about the same time OR The average span of time between the birth or parents and their children
guile Cunning or deceit in dealing with others; trickery
imperative Urgent; pressing OR Having the power or authority to command
instill To introduce gradually in order to establish securely
modify To make less extreme or severe OR To make changes in OR In grammar, to limit or restrict in meaning
pivot A small bar or rod on which something else turns OR A person or thing on which others depend OR To turn on or as if on a pivot
prevalent Commonly occurring; widely accepted or practiced
recur To come up again or to happen again OR To come to mind again
spontaneous Voluntary and unplanned OR Occurring or produced without human labor
Created by: mrsdebra