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Wordly Wise Lesson 10 Words

Ail
v.To cause sickness, pain, or trouble
Ailment n. An illness; a disease
Ailing adj. In poor health 

Banish
v. 1. To force someone out of the country
2. to get rid of completely

Communicate
v. To make known; to give or exchange information
Communication n. The exchange of information between people
Communicative adj. Willing to speak; eager to talk

Console
v. to make less sad; to comfort
Consolation n. Comfort

Cower
v. To shrink from, as if from fear

Deliberate
adj. Carefully thought out; not hasty
v. To think carefully in order to make up one’s mind

Depth
n. Distance from the top to bottom ot front to back; deepness
Depths n.  pl. The innermost part or deepest part

Desire
v. to wish for; to want very much
n. A strong wish
Desirable adj. Pleasing, agreeable

Livelihood
n. The means of supporting oneself

Misfortune
n. 1. Bad luck; trouble
2. An unlucky event

Orphan
n. A child whose parents are dead

Precipice
n. A very high and steep cliff
Precipitous adj. 1. Very steep
2. Hasty, abrupt, done without careful thought

Regain
v. To get back

Slay
v. To kill violently (skin, past participle)

Symptom
n.  A sign of something 

 

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