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AP Vocabulary 9\9\11
Pernicious Adjective Deadly, harmful Cancer is a pernicious disease.
Magnanimity Noun Great generosity The magnanimity of the foundation enabled all of the students to get computers.
Assiduous Adjective Diligent, persistent His assiduous pursuit of the truth was admirable.
Apocalyptic Adjective Involving or portending widespread devastation or ultimate doom Some religions predict an apocalyptic event to end the earth.
Acuity Noun Sharpness, keenness His acuity in math led to a college scholarship.
Connoisseur Noun A person with expert knowledge or training, especially in the fine arts Because he considered himself a connoisseur of wine, he selected the wine for dinner.
Tumult Noun Noisy commotion The tumult raised by the students in the hall interfered with students in class.
Qualm Noun An uncomfortable feeling of doubt about whether you are doing the right thing I had no qualms about hiring the young boy.
Ubiquitous Adjective Present everywhere, omnipresent Plastic doggy bags seem to be ubiquitous in Denver.
Prostrate Adjective/verb To lay face down on the ground in humility, submission, or adoration He was prostrate on the sidewalk after being hit by the truck.
Laconic Adjective Using very few words The laconic response was abrupt and rude.
Insouciant Adjective Free from concern, worry, or anxiety His insouciant attitude contributed to his failure.
Vocabulary Unit 3- Great American Speeches Mrs. Jones English III H.
INTRO TO VOCABULARY Isha Sajjad, Hashawn Waller, Laryn Lewallen, Alaijah Gianfrancesc, Brianna Staton.
Vocabular y By: Breanna, Ashley, Esteben, Jered. Desolate Adjective: (of a place) deserted of people and in the state of bleek and dismal emptiness Sentence:
Retelling a Story I love my boyfriend a lot, but he’s faced some hard things. His mom, dad, and brother are dead. I know he’s in pain, but he’s getting.
Definition: an expert in fine art or in matters of taste Derivative: connoisseurs Sentence: Simon Burr is a connoisseur of fine wines. Part of Speech:
Name That Verb! Action Verbs Action Verbs Linking Verbs Linking Verbs Helping/Main Verbs Helping/Main Verbs.
Workshop 8: Turning Points Name Period Read 180. Positive - adjective Very sure that something is right Syn: Sentence:
Think of a sentence to go with this picture. Can you use any of these words? then if so while though since when Try to use interesting adjectives, powerful.
LINKING VERBS WHEN ARE THEY HELPING? WHEN ARE THEY LINKING? WHEN ARE THEY ACTION?
Young ArtsLeicester Decorative & Fine Arts Society.
Noun Clause Don’t forget to include TWO noun clauses and THREE vocabulary words in your paragraph!
Adjectives 2A or 2B C. Sanchez, Belvedere MS. Adjectives An adjective is a word that DESCRIBES a noun. Nouns school park pencil science Los Angeles cancer.
Going batty: A look at the Only True Flying Mammal.
Linking Verbs. Linking verb… Connects the subject of a sentence with a noun or adjective in the predicate. –Am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been –Become,
The Tempest & Macbeth Vocabulary List 2. sovereignty Noun Supreme power or authority; the authority of a state to govern itself or another state.
Cause and Effect. Effects Causes Why? Reasons Event What happened after the event?
List Intrepid Adjective-Fearless; bold 2. Intricacy Noun-Detailed or complex.
Definitions What’s that word? Part of Speech SynonymsAntonyms
ENGLISH I Predicate Adjectives and Predicate Nominatives.
Vocabulary List #7 English 11 Honors 1. adroit (adjective) skillful; clever Synonym: masterful; expert Double click on audio file to hear pronunciation.
“For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 4 who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.”
“The Most Dangerous Game” Vocabulary Honors Language Arts October 2013.
The race horse started out strong but it seemed to be _________ toward the end. a) languishinglanguishing b) gorge gorge c) promptly promptly d) desperation.
Descriptive Adjective Things Around Me. Video Vocabulary.
Coach’s Corner Hello Friends of Hamilton Volleyball, I hope November was a good month for you all with turkey, stuffing, gravy, and maybe even some holiday.
Anterior – adjective – prior Anteroom – noun – room before another room Antecedent – noun – something that came before.
LOGO PHRAS ES. LOGO We have seen that sometimes a group of words does the work of an adjective ($ 3). Now examine the following pairs of sentences:- 1.(a)
The Parts of Speech nouns verbs adjectives adverbs prepositions interjections conjunctions pronouns.
VOCABULARY WEEK ONE Bellringers. Monday, October 7 Write the following vocabulary definitions on your own sheet of paper for the bellwork activity. 1.
Museum Vocabulary. Exhibit Noun An object or collection of objects displayed for the public.
Vocabulary The crowd was _____ by the magician and his bag of magic tricks. a) inscribedinscribed b) postmarkedpostmarked c) enthralledenthralled d)
EXPERT 21, PAGE 129 WORKSHOP 2 DAY 11 Vocabulary.
Earth Smart. unaware un-a-ware adjective I was unaware of the boy sitting behind me. I had no idea that he was trying to hit me with a pencil. Unaware.
Arthur Writes a Story
Treasures unit 1. lesson 2 Vocabulary lesson. The actor wanted to impress the audience with his strong performance. Definition: (verb) to have a strong.
LANGUAGE ARTS PARTS OF SPEECH NOUNS NOUN A noun is a word used to describe a Person Place Animal Thing.
Linking Verbs. Their Function Linking Verbs connect the subject of a verb to additional information about the subject subject Ex: Mario is a computer.
A Boy Called Slow Vocabulary I can identify and use key vocabulary words accurately.
Blue Willow Vocabulary Theme 5 – Community Ties. undoubtedly Syllables: (4) un·doubt·ed·ly Part of Speech: adverb Definition: beyond dispute: without.
CHAPTER 7 AND 8 Vocabulary. Appalling: (page 115) adjective Something that is appalling is so bad or unpleasant that it shocks you. ■ EG: ⇒ They have.
Christopher Okeaz Ikeakhe is a Skilled Painter. Christopher Okeaz Ikeakhe is an admirable American painter. He holds Bachelors of Fine Arts from The School.
A Christmas Carol Vocabulary Staves 1-2. Morose Adjective Sullen and ill tempered.
Vocabulary Building (List 1). 1. Tremendous (adjective) to describe something wonderful -E.g. Liverpool FC is a tremendous football club with a rich history.
Vocabulary Practice We looked for a _____ place when the storm hits. flamestellsafeforest.
LANGUAGE ARTS PARTS OF SPEECH. NOUNS NOUN A noun is a word used to describe a Person Place Animal Thing.
Vocabulary List #28 flect/flex (Latin root) to bend.
Showing Sentence Examples. Vocabulary Collectors Vocabulary Showing Sentences Rubric: 4 points3 points2 points1 point The showing sentence does all: The.
Vocabulary Words Created by: Elizabeth Harrison. shabby What does this word mean?
Banned Books Week Vocabulary Language Arts. access Noun The right to make use of or take advantage of something. Example: Held during the last week of.
Predicting American Ideals Which team can predict the guiding American ideals first?
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