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Wordly Wise Lesson 1

Word List 1 Grade 7

TermDefinition
abate To become weaker; to decrease
unabated Showing no sign of weakening; showing no decrease
acknowledge To admit the existence of. To express recognition or thanks for. Commonly accepted or recognized.
agent A person who acts or does business for another. Something that brings about a result.
authority The right to give orders, make decisions, or take action. An expert source of information.
devastate To ruin or destroy completely. Causing destruction
epidemic The rapid spreading of a disease to many people at one time. Spreading rapidly as a disease over a wide area.
estimate A number that is not exact; a careful guess. To figure out roughly; to make an approximate calculation.
evict To force out of property by taking legal action.
impartial Not favoring one side more than another; fair.
industrious Hardworking; not lazy.
infuriate To make very angry.
irrelevant Having nothing to do with the subject.
precise precision Exact; specific. Exactness.
sham Something fake or false. Not genuine; fake To pretend.
trek A long, slow, and difficulty journey. To travel slowly and with difficulty.
Created by: aabaker