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Wordly Wise Lesson18

Wordly Wise Lesson 18, Book 6

TermDefinition
Abroad Adv. Away from one’s own country.
Anguish N. Extreme pain of the body or mind. V. To suffer extreme doubts or uncertainties.
Commence V. To start; to begin.
Commend V. 1. To speak of with approval; to praise. 2. To put in the care of.
Controversy N. A public dispute that arouses strong feelings.
Controversial Adj. Causing controversy.
Cordial Adj. Sincerely warm and friendly.
Dissent V. To disagree. N. The expression of a difference of opinion.
Earnest Adj. Serious and important; not light and playful.
Elicit V. To draw out or to cause.
Exhilaration N. Excitement; a state of elation.
Exhilarating Adj. Exciting; stimulating.
Exhilarate V. To excite; to cause to feel lively.
Genuine Adj. 1. Real; being what it seems to be. 2. Honest; sincere.
Hoax N. An act intended to fool or deceive others. V. To fool; to play a trick on.
Manipulate V. 1. To operate using the hands, especially in a skillful way. 2 .To control in a secret or unfair way.
Recount V. To give a detailed account of. N. A second count, as of the vote in an election.
Skeptic N. A person who is not easy to convince unless positive proof is offered. Adj. Showing doubt or an unwillingness to believe. N. An attitude of doubt or disbelief.
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