Wordly Wise Lesson 9

  1. Allure (n)
    The power to lure or charm
  2. Antiquity (n)
    • 1. The ancient world, espescially before the Middle Ages
    • 2. Valuable objects from ancient times
  3. Appraise (v)
    • 1. To estimate the value of something
    • 2. To form a judgement of; to evaluate
  4. Cleave (v)
    • 1. To cling to or be faithful to
    • 2. To split with force or with a sharp instrument
  5. Depreciate (v)
    • 1. To make or become less in value
    • Ex.
    • Real estate in a good location is good because it seldom depreciates
    • 2. To respresent as unimportant; to belittle
  6. Facet (n)
    • 1. Any of the small, flat surfaces on a stone when cutting
    • 2. One of many aspects of something
  7. Fascimile (n)
    An exact copy
  8. Impervious (adj)
    Incapable of being penetrated
  9. Nondescript (adj)
    Hard to describe beacuase of lack of distictive qualities or features
  10. Quandary (n)
    The state of being in doubt of what to do.
  11. Repose (v)
    • 1. To lie at rest
    • 2. To place something into a person or group
    • Ex.
    • The nation reposes its trust in the fairness of the court system.
  12. Scintillate (v)
    • 1. To flash and sparkle
    • 2. To be lively and witty
  13. Scrutinize (v)
    To examine with great care
  14. Synthetic (adj)
    Man-mad; not natural; made by artificial process
  15. Transmute (v)
    • To change the form or appearence of something
    • Ex.
    • Alchemists attempted to transmute basic elements into gold.
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Wordly Wise Lesson 9
Lesson 9 of the Wordly Wise Series Book 6