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WW, Book 5 Lesson 17

Wordly Wise Vocabulary Words

QuestionAnswer
convalesce To get back health and strength after an illness.
dedicate To set aside for a certain purpose.
dictate To give orders; to command.
exasperate To make angry; to annoy.
notable Deserving of attention; outstanding.
overdue Coming later than expected or needed.
overthrow To end the rule of; to defeat, often by using force.
penetrate To pierce.
portrait A drawing, painting, or photograph of a person, especially the face.
rebel 1. To refuse to accept control by others. 2. A person who refuses to obey orders or the law.
restrict To keep within the limits.
seldom Not often; rarely.
stimulate To make more active.
tempest 1. A voilent windstrom usually with snow, rain, or hail. 2. Stormy, wild.
upbringing The care and training a child gets while growing up.
Created by: GetanA