Wordly Wise 5 -cut apart and match definition to the word abrupt achieve achievement Happening suddenly, without warning. To do what one sets out Something done that to do. takes skill or effort. attempt contempt entertain To try; to make an effort. A feeling that someone or something is bad or unworthy. To interest and amuse. To have guests. A try. To have in mind. glimpse mock persist To get a quick look at. To make fun of. To keep on doing or trying. A quick or hasty look. Not real; pretended. To go on and on. persistence persistent persuade Sticking to something; not giving up. Refusing to give up. To win someone over by arguing or asking. persuasive phase quaint Having the power to persuade. A stage in a series of changes. Odd or unusual in a pleasing or oldfashioned way. recall reject revise To remember. To refuse to accept or use. To go over carefully in order to correct or improve. To call or take back. Something that falls short of what is acceptable. To change in order to bring up to date. sensitive Quick to notice or feel. Easily affected by even slight change.