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1 Journal Write On a scale of 1-10, how easy did you find the vocabulary assignments yesterday? Please explain if necessary…

2 Vocabulary for Achievement
Fourth Course (Sophomore Vocab Book)

3 Journal Write Use one of the Lesson 2 vocab words in a sentence. Change form as needed. Diligence Fastidious Judicious Selective Systematic Foresight Minutiae Punctilious Prudent Meticulous

4 Lesson 2 Test Definitions
Diligence—Constant and earnest effort to accomplish a task Fastidious—Difficult to please Judicious—Having sound judgment; sensible Selective—Careful in choosing; discriminating Systematic—Having a system, method, or plan; orderly

5 Lesson 2 Test Definitions cont.
Foresight—The ability to see what is likely to happen and plan for it accordingly Minutiae—Minor or trivial details Punctilious—Attentive to the finer points of etiquette and formal conduct Prudent—Exercising caution or good judgment in handling practical matters Meticulous—Extremely careful and precise

6 Journal Write Choose a DIFFERENT word from the Lesson 2 vocab words and use in a sentence. Change form as needed. Diligence Fastidious Judicious Selective Systematic Foresight Minutiae Punctilious Prudent Meticulous

7 Journal Write Use one of the Lesson 3 vocab words in a sentence. Change form as needed. Decorum Provincial Foolhardy Glib Mores Demeanor Unseemly Ignoble Civility Beguile

8 Lesson 3 Test Definitions
Decorum—appropriateness of behavior or conduct Provincial—characteristic of people or things away from the capitol of a country Foolhardy—foolishly bold or daring; rash Glib—performing or performed with careless, often thoughtless, ease Mores-the accepted customs and rules of behavior of a social group

9 Lesson 3 Test continued…
Demeanor—the way in which one behaves; deportment Unseemly—not in good taste; improper Ignoble—dishonorable Civility—courtesy; politeness Beguile—to deceive; trick

10 Journal Write Use a different Lesson 3 vocab word in a sentence. Change form as needed. Decorum Provincial Foolhardy Glib Mores Demeanor Unseemly Ignoble Civility Beguile

11 Journal Write Use one of the Lesson 4 vocab words in a sentence. Change form as needed. Reject Injection Trajectory Projectile Dejected Conjecture Objectionable Abject Subjective Jetty

12 Lesson 4 test definitions
Jetty—a pier or wharf Reject—to refuse to accept something Subjective—something that is described as coming from thoughts or feelings rather than from an outside source Injection—the forcing of something, such as a liquid, into something else Abject—when someone is lacking in self-respect or is contemptible

13 Lesson 4 test definitions cont.
Trajectory—the path taken by a moving object through space Objectionable—something that causes disapproval or is offensive Projectile—something that is shot, thrown, or fired forward Conjecture—the act of forming an opinion from incomplete evidence Dejected—someone who is depressed or disheartened

14 Journal Write Use one of the Lesson 5 vocabulary words in a sentence
Journal Write Use one of the Lesson 5 vocabulary words in a sentence. Change word form as needed. Apprehensive Categorical Conclusive Dubious Indeterminate Inevitable Precarious Qualm Unequivocal Vacillate

15 Lesson 5 test definitions
Unequivocal—a response that leaves no doubt or misunderstanding Inevitable—something that cannot be avoided Indeterminate—something that is indefinite or lacks clarity Apprehensive—one who is anxious about the future Qualm—a sensation of doubt or misgiving about a decision

16 Lesson 5 test definitions cont.
Dubious—a person who expresses doubt or uncertainty Categorical—approval that is without exception or qualification Conclusive—results that are decisive and final Vacillate—wavering indecisively between two or more choices Precarious—something dangerously lacking security or stability

17 Journal Write Use one of the Lesson 6 vocabulary words in a sentence
Journal Write Use one of the Lesson 6 vocabulary words in a sentence. Change word form as needed. Assail Bulwark Citadel Fortitude Haven Invincible Mettle Resilient Stalwart Stamina

18 Lesson 6 test definitions
Assail—to attack physically or verbally Bulwark—a defensive wall Citadel—a fortress or stronghold Fortitude—courage in the face of hardship Haven—a place of rest or refuge Invincible—unable to be defeated Mettle—spirit; daring; pluck Resilient—recovering spirits quickly Stalwart—physically strong or sturdy Stamina—endurance; staying power

19 Journal Write Use one of the Lesson 7 vocabulary words in a sentence
Journal Write Use one of the Lesson 7 vocabulary words in a sentence. Change word form as needed. Accredit Credence Credential Credibility Creditable Credulous Creed Discredit Incredible Miscreant

20 Lesson 7 test definitions
Accredit—to recognize as having met official standards, attribute to Credence—acceptance as true of valid; trustworthiness Credential—something that entitles a person to confidence, credit, or authority; written evidence of a person’s qualifications Credibility—the quality of deserving confidence; readiness to believe Creditable—deserving commendation; praiseworthy

21 Lesson 7 test definitions
Credulous—tending to believe too readily; gullible Creed—a system of beliefs or principles that guides a person’s actions Discredit—to cast doubt on; disgrace Incredible—too extraordinary to be possible; astonishing Miscreant—a person who behaves badly or criminally; villain

22 Journal Write Use one of the Lesson 8 vocabulary words in a sentence
Journal Write Use one of the Lesson 8 vocabulary words in a sentence. Change word form as needed. alacrity composure ennui imperturbable impetuous incite indolent inert pandemonium serenity

23 Lesson 8 test definitions
Alacrity—speed and willingness in acting or responding Composure—control of one’s emotions Ennui—listlessness from inactivity or lack of interest Imperturbable—someone who is not easily disturbed or excited Impetuous—someone who tends towards suddenness and boldness of action

24 Lesson 8 test definitions
Incite—to provoke to action or to urge on Indolent—someone who is reluctant to exert himself or herself Inert—something that lacks the power to move or act Pandemonium—a wild uproar or loud noise Serenity—the quality of being unruffled or untroubled

25 Lesson 9 test definitions
Brazen—a rudely bold or insolent person Complaisant—someone who shows a desire or willingness to please Conspicuous—something that is easy to notice or that attracts attention Docile—an easily managed person Flamboyant—something that is exaggerated or showy

26 Lesson 9 test definitions
Intrepid—a courageous or fearless person Pacific—a peaceful person Reserved—someone who is quiet or restrained in manner Strident—to have a shrill, harsh, or grating sound or effect Unabashed—this type of person is not easily embarrassed

27 Lesson 10 test definitions
Avert—to turn away; prevent from happening Diversify—to give variety to or vary Diversion—something that relaxes or entertains; the act of turning aside Inadvertent—accidental or unintentional Incontrovertible—indisputable; unquestionable

28 Lesson 10 test definitions
Invert—to turn inside out or upside down Irreversible—not capable of being reserved Revert—to return to a former condition or belief Versatile—able to do many things well Vertigo—a sensation of dizziness

29 Lesson 12 test definitions
Didactic—intended to teach Edify—to instruct in order to improve Elucidate—to make clear or plain Erudite—possessing deep and extensive learning Explicit—expressed clearly and precisely

30 Lesson 12 test definitions
Imbue—to pervade as if with a dye Indoctrinate—to instruct in the beliefs of a special group Instill—to introduce gradually Pedagogy—the art of teaching Pedantic—marked by a concern for minute details

31 Journal Write Use TWO of the Lesson 13 vocabulary words in a sentence
Journal Write Use TWO of the Lesson 13 vocabulary words in a sentence. Change word form as needed. Concurrent Courier Cursory Discursive Incur Incursion Precursor Recourse Recurrent Succor

32 Lesson 13 definitions Concurrent—simultaneous Courier—a messenger
Cursory—hasty; not thorough Discursive—rambling; covering many subjects Incur—to bring something upon oneself

33 Lesson 13 definitions Incursion—an attack on or an invasion of enemy territory; a raid Precursor—someone or something that precedes something else Recourse—a turning to someone or something for aid or support Recurrent—occurring repeatedly Succor –help in time of distress

34 Lesson 14 definitions Test on THURSDAY
Acrimonious—bitter and ill-natured in language or tone Chastise—to punish for wrongdoing; criticize severely Derogatory—detracting from the character or standing of; worthless Disparage –to speak of as unimportant or inferior; belittle Harass—to irritate or torment persistently; carry out repeat attacks

35 Lesson 14 definitions Test on THURSDAY
Impugn—to criticize by argumentation; oppose as false or worthless Innuendo—a roundabout and often spiteful reference to someone or something not named; an insinuation Invective—insulting words used to attack; violent denunciation or abuse Reprove—to scold or correct with kindly intent; express disapproval of Vilify—to utter slanderous and abusive statements against; defame

36 Vocabulary Activity Assignment (due end of class! + test on Friday!)
Please complete ONE of the following tasks: Create your own “Vocab Story” using all of the words at least once. Create a list of Movie or Song Titles using all of the vocab words at least once. Create a vocabulary Crossword Puzzle using the definitions as your HINTS, but fill in the boxes like a Key. (Note: NOT a word search!)


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