Presentation on theme: "Vocab BY: Kia W.. LAMBASTE Verb attack, usually with words, criticize, usually harshly Little sally was very upset while watching her mother lambaste."— Presentation transcript:
Vocab BY: Kia W.
LAMBASTE Verb attack, usually with words, criticize, usually harshly Little sally was very upset while watching her mother lambaste her dad for staying out too late.
Impasse Noun A situation in which no progress is possible. Mikes car broke down in the middle of nowhere, cars passed him constantly as this impasse got worse.
Jargon Noun Slang As Alison and Miley spoke about her beautiful hair, Alison’s grandfather was puzzled by the jargon they were using.
Deter Verb Prevent, block People who care about others well being make signs such to deter adolescent from drinking.
Tenuous Adjective Weak, thin Tiffany left her fiancé at the alter because of the tenuous relationship they were having, she needed to be free of it.
Vigorous Adjective Energetic, powerful The young kids were so vigorous because of their new bed set, they played all day until it was time to go to bed.
Amity Noun Friendship The amity between these girls had been broken after a boy came in the picture.
Gravitas Noun High seriousness Diddy’s gravitas attitude could be the fuel that helps his career.
Emphatic Adjective Assertive, confident Carrie Bradshaw looked very emphatic as she walked down the street in her new outfit.
Vehement Adjective Showing strong feeling Traci and Claire's first kiss was vehement compared to the way they kissed their old lovers.
Preeminent Adjective Superior, outstanding, above the rest Mikes grades were preeminent so his mother took him out to eat that night.
Resurgence Noun Rebirth People in church spoke about the resurgence of Jesus every Sunday.