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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.
Cause and Effect. Effects Causes Why? Reasons Event What happened after the event?
flect/flex (Latin root) to bend
Predicate Adjectives and Predicate Nominatives
List Intrepid Adjective-Fearless; bold 2. Intricacy Noun-Detailed or complex.
Unit 11 Definitions Included Created by Kathy Young Based on the Illinois STAR Vocabulary Booster Adult Learning Resource Center, Arlington.
Retelling a Story. Retelling a Story things. His mom, dad, and brother are dead. I know I love my boyfriend a lot, but he’s faced some hard things.
Vocabulary Building (List 1). 1. Tremendous (adjective) to describe something wonderful -E.g. Liverpool FC is a tremendous football club with a rich history.
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:
VOCABULARY WEEK ONE Bellringers. Monday, October 7 Write the following vocabulary definitions on your own sheet of paper for the bellwork activity. 1.
Leverage. buoyancy The screw pump Archimedes (287 B.C. – 212 B.C.)
Vocabulary Words Created by: Elizabeth Harrison
Psalm 139. Psalm 139 Knowledge (Omniscience) Knowledge “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are [God’s] ways higher than [our] ways and [God’s]
A Christmas Carol Vocabulary Staves 1-2.
How did it happen? When did it happen? To what extent did it happen? Where did it happen? Who can answer these questions?!!
ADVERBS. WHAT DO ADVERBS DO? ADVERBS describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. ADVERBS describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. ADVERBS tell…
Science Vocabulary - Adaptations Created by: Ms. DeVito & Mr. Walpole (Grade 5~Garfield)
The race horse started out strong but it seemed to be _________ toward the end. a) languishinglanguishing b) gorge gorge c) promptly promptly d) desperation.
Improving Vocabulary Skills
Helping Verbs reviewing action/linking verbs There are 3 different kinds of verbs action helping linking.
EQ: How do I identify and use the correct verb in a sentence?
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