IEW – Ancient History Vocabulary Words lessons 1-8

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radiant
(Lesson 1)
shining or giving off light; beaming as with joy or energy (Adj)
fashioned
(Lesson 1)
made, built or shaped (Adj)
serpentine
(Lesson 1)
twisting and turning (Adj)
towering
(Lesson 1)
reaching a height above others (Adj)
streak
(Lesson 2)
to move very fast; to leave a mark with a different color (Verb)
bellow
(Lesson 2)
to give a loud, deep roar (Verb)
quake
(Lesson 2)
to shake or vibrate (Verb)
plead
(Lesson 2)
to beg (Verb)
ascend
(Lesson 3)
to go up (Verb)
descend
(Lesson 3)
to go down (Verb)
indefinite
(Lesson 3)
not fixed, not limited, not clear (Adj)
colossal
(Lesson 3)
huge (Adj)
contrary
(Lesson 4)
opposing or resisting (Adj)
validate
(Lesson 4)
to prove to be true (Verb)
depict
(Lesson 4)
to describe by word or picture (Verb)
corrupt
(Lesson 4)
to change from good to bad (Verb)
wail
(Lesson 5)
to grieve or cry (Verb)
devour
(Lesson 5)
to eat or consume greedily (Adj)
presently
(Lesson 5)
soon (Adj)
despair
(Lesson 5)
loss of hope (Noun)
baffling
(Lesson 7)
hard to understand (Adj)
monument
(Lesson 7)
something that serves as a reminder of something else–especially a building or a statue (Noun)
splendor
(Lesson 7)
magnificence (Noun)
enigma
(Lesson 7)
mystery (Noun)
fanciful
(Lesson 6)
imaginary (Adj)
erode
(Lesson 6)
to wear away (Verb)
resemble
(Lesson 6)
to be like or similar to (Verb)
adorned
(Lesson 6)
decorated (Adj)
encase
(Lesson 8)
to enclose (Verb)
neglect
(Lesson 8)
to fail to care for; to treat as if not important (Verb)
deplete
(Lesson 8)
to use up; to reduce in amount (Verb)
extract
(Lesson 8)
to take out (Verb)
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