Oct 28, 2017

TOEFL vocabulary: Warden-Wrath (Part III) 7 of 9

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    • 495. Warden
      W. A. R. D. E. N. — Keeper. Supervisor.
      The following sentence illustrates its usage.
      ⇢      The prison warden checked to make sure all the cells were locked.

      • 496. Waive
        W. A. I. V. E. — Surrender. Give up. Relinquish.
        Note how the word is used in this sentence.
        ⇢      In exchange for being a resident assistant the university [waived?] my tuition and fees.

        • 497. Whim
          W. H. I. M. — Impulse. Urge. Caprice.
          For example.
          ⇢      She was known for flying off to Paris on a whim for the weekend.

          • 498. Whimsical
            W. H. I. M. S. I. C. A. L. — Quirky. Unusual. Capricious.
            Listen to its usage in this sentence.
            ⇢      The whimsical scarf was just the right style for my eccentric aunt.

            • 499. Writhe
              W. R. I. T. H. E. — Squirm. Regal. Struggle.
              The following sentence illustrates its usage.
              ⇢      The injured man writhe in pain.

              • 500. Wince
                W. I. N. C. E. — Flinch. Cringe. Recoil.
                Listen to its usage in this sentence.
                ⇢      The dog winced when the veterinarian examined its hurt leg.

                • 501. Wrath
                  W. R. A. T. H. — Anger. Rage. Fury.
                  ⇢      The father was so full of wrath that he swore revenge on his daughter’s attacker.

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