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Wordly Wise Lesson 3

Word List 3 Grade 7

admonish To warn. To criticize gently.
aghast Struck with horror; shocked.
annihilate To destroy completely; to reduce to utter ruin.
benefactor A person who provides help, especially by giving money.
bestow To give as an honor; to present as a gift.
devious Having many twists and turns; winding. Sneaky; not frank or honest.
devoid Lacking; empty; entirely without.
heed To pay attention to. Attention; notice.
mortal A human being, especially as contrasted with a god. Of or relating to human beings. Causing death; fatal. Very severe.
muse To think about in a quiet, careful way.
pioneer A person who goes before others and opens the way for them to follow. To open the way for others.
plague A deadly disease that speads rapidly from person to person. Anything that causes destruction or suffering. To cause suffering or distress.
subside To sink to a lower level. To become quieter or less active.
unwitting Not done on purpose; unintended/
wrath Forceful anger; fury. Very angry
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