Wordly Wise 3000® Level 7, Lesson 1

studied byStudied by 40 People
4.8(4)

abate

1/15

encourage image

There's no tags or description

Looks like no one added any tags here yet for you.

Studying Progress

New cards
15
Still learning
0
Almost Done
0
Mastered
0
15 Terms

abate

(v) To become weaker; to decrease.

acknowledge

  1. To admit the existence of.

  2. To express recognition or thanks for.

<ol><li><p>To admit the existence of.</p></li><li><p>To express recognition or thanks for.</p></li></ol>

agent

(n) 1. A person who acts or does business for another.

  1. Something that brings about a result.

authority

(n) 1. The right to give orders, make decisions, or take action.

  1. An expert source of information.

<p>(n) 1. The right to give orders, make decisions, or take action.</p><ol start="2"><li><p>An expert source of information.</p></li></ol>

devastate

(v) To ruin or destroy completely.

<p>(v) To ruin or destroy completely.</p>

epidemic

(n) The rapid spreading of a disease to many people at one time.

(adj) Spreading rapidly as a disease over a wide area.

estimate

(n) A number that is not exact; a careful guess.

(v) To figure out roughly; to make an approximate calculation.

evict

(v) To force out of property by taking legal action.

impartial

(adj) Not favoring one side more than another; fair.

industrious

(adj) Hardworking; not lazy.

<p>(adj) Hardworking; not lazy.</p>

infuriate

(v) To make very angry.

irrelevant

(adj) Having nothing to do with the subject.

precise

(adj) Exact; specific.

sham

(n) Something fake or false.

(adj) Not genuine; fake.

(v) To pretend.

trek

(n) A long, slow, and difficult journey.

(v) To travel slowly and with difficulty.

<p>(n) A long, slow, and difficult journey.</p><p>(v) To travel slowly and with difficulty.</p>