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used when you don’t understand what someone said or what you are reading
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Word List: Higher W-Z

well put/well said

Word List: Higher W-Z

agreeing with what someone just said

Conversation:

Hugo: Someone once told me "You never learn anything by doing it right."

Zachary: Well put ...

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whistle blower

Word List: Higher W-Z

someone who reports bad behavior or illegal actions that are going on in an organization

Tony saw some things at the office that he knew were not right, so he told his boss.  Now everyone is calling him a whistle blower.  

witness protection program

Word List: Higher W-Z

a way that the United States Federal government protects someone who knows too much information about a person who committed a major crime and therefore could be in danger

After informing the authorities about a major drug deal that she saw, Jami was put in the witness protection program.

wreak havoc

Word List: Higher W-Z

causing a great deal of trouble

The employees wreaked havoc when they found out that they weren’t getting a raise.

wuss

Word List: Higher W-Z

someone who acts in a weak way

Don’t be such a wuss!  Speak up about what really happened over there.

zigzag

Word List: Higher W-Z

turning toward the right and then turning toward the left; in this case, having opposite opinions

It seems like whenever we talk about getting married, I zig and you zag.

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