word nerd 2.12

Source: Beautiful Redemption By Kami Garcia page 376

Context: They sent an officer to lead you into the labyrinth.

In their words:

labyrinth

labuh-rinth ]

noun

word nerd 2.11

Source:Beautiful Redemption Kami Garcia page 300

context:I felt tears welling in my eyes.

In their words:

well

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[ wel ]

noun

verb (used without object)

to rise, spring, or gush, as water, from the earth or some other source (often followed by up, out, orforth ):Tears welled up in my eyes.

verb (used with object)

to send welling up or forth:fountain welling its pure water.
In my words: coming up

word nerd 2.10

Source: Beautiful Redemption Kami Garcia page:246

Context: Even the crescent moon carved into the wooden sign was an exact duplicate of the one printed on the matchbook in john’s hand.

In their words:

duplicate

noun, adjective doo-pli-kit, dyoo-; verb doo-pli-keyt, dyoo– ]
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noun

copy exactly like an original.
anything corresponding in all respects to something else.
Cards duplicate game.

verb (used with object),du·pli·cat·ed, du·pli·cat·ing.

In my words: to copy

word nerd 2.9

Source Beautiful Redemption Kami Garcia page:280

context: John squared his shoulders.

In their words:

square

[ skwair ]
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noun

verb (used with object), squared, squar·ing.

verb (used without object),squared, squar·ing.

In my words:to agree with

word nerd 2.8

Source: Beautiful Redemption by Kami Garcia Page: 168

Context: Maybe this side of the river only led me to one place, though I doubted it.

In their words:

doubt

[ dout ]
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verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to be uncertain about something; be undecided in opinion or belief.

noun

In my words: to think not of something.

word nerd 2.7

Source: Beautiful Redemption By Kami Garcia pg 310

Context: And if the origin of its magic is in the caster world it could be deeply rooted here.

In their words:

origin

awr-i-jin, or– ]

noun

something from which anything arises or is derived; source; fountainhead:to follow stream to its origin.
rise or derivation from particular source:the origin of a word.
the first stage of existence; beginning:the origin of Quakerism in America.
ancestry; parentage; extraction:to be of Scottish origin.
Anatomy .

  1. the point of derivation.
  2. the more fixed portion of a muscle.
Mathematics .

  1. the point in a Cartesian coordinate system where the axes intersect.

Also called pole. the point from which rays designating specific angles originate and aremeasured from in a polar coordinate system with no axes. 

In my words: where a word comes from.

Word Nerd 2.5

Source:Beautiful Redemption Kami Garcia page 78

context: Her death-defying all-powerful wooden spoon of justice.

In their words:

defy

verb dih-fahynoun dih-fahydee-fahy ]
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verb (used with object), de·fied, de·fy·ing.

to challenge the power of; resist boldly or openly:to defy parental authority.
to offer effective resistance to:fort that defies attack.
to challenge (a person) to do something deemed impossible:They defied him to dive off the bridge.
Archaic to challenge to a combat or contest.

noun,plural de·fies.

challenge; defiance.
In my words: to challenge

Word Nerd 2.4

Source: Beautiful Redemption Kami Garcia page 137

Context: I cataloged everything I needed to do.

In their words:

catalog

or cat·a·logue

kat-l-awg, -og ]

noun

verb (used with object), cat·a·loged or cat·a·logued, cat·a·log·ing or cat·a·logu·ing.

to enter (items) in a catalog; make catalog of.

verb (used without object),cat·a·loged or cat·a·logued, cat·a·log·ing or cat·a·logu·ing.

In my words: A list.f

Word Nerd 2.3

Source: Beautiful Redemption Kami Garcia page 339

Context: Genevieve Duchannes materialized in the darkness.

In their words:

materialize

[ muhteer-ee-uh-lahyz ]

verb (used without object), ma·te·ri·al·ized, ma·te·ri·al·iz·ing.

to come into perceptible existence; appear; become actual or real; be realized or carried out:Our plans never materialized.
to assume material or bodily form; become corporeal:The ghost materialized before Hamlet.

verb (used with object), ma·te·ri·al·ized, ma·te·ri·al·iz·ing.

to give material form to; realize:to materialize an ambition.
to invest with material attributes:to materialize abstract ideas with metaphors.
to make physically perceptible; cause (a spirit or the like) to appear in bodily form.
to render materialistic.

In my words: to make whole.

Word Nerd 2.2

Source: Beautiful Redemption Kami Garcia page 335

Context: I felt a surge of hear from the book.

In their words:

surge

[ surj ]

noun

verb (used without object),surged, surg·ing.

In my words: a strong wave of movment.