Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 8

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1. 
Acrid
 
adj. Sharp, irritating, or bitter to the sense of taste or smell.
 
2. 
Casualty
 
n. A person killed or injured in a war or accident.
 
3. 
Congested
 
adj. Overcrowded; filled too full. 2. Filled with fluid. Congestion
 
4. 
Cope
 
v. To manage problems or difficulties successfully.
 
5. 
Headlong
 
adj. With great speed or force; reckless. adv. Recklessly; without time for careful thought.
 
6. 
Hurtle
 
v. To move with great force and speed.
 
7. 
Impede
 
v. To get in the way of; to interfere with the movement of. Impediment
 
8. 
Inevitable
 
adj. Bound to happen; unavoidable.
 
9. 
Initiate
 
v. To put into effect; to bring into use. 2. To take in as a member. Initiation: The act of beginning.
 
10. 
Irate
 
adj. Very angry; furious.
 
11. 
Lax
 
adj. Not strictly enforced; undemanding; careless. 2. Not tight; loose.
 
12. 
Negligent
 
adj. Failing to take proper care of or to give proper attention to. Negligence
 
13. 
Smolder
 
v. To burn slowly without bursting into flames. 2. To exist in a hidden state before bursting into the open.
 
14. 
Stringent
 
adj. Strict; severe.
 
15. 
Throng
 
n. A large number of people gathered together; a crowd. v. To gather or move in large numbers.