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Sedentary – To sit around without much exercise Sediment – minerals or organic materials deposited by water, air or ice Sedative – a drug used to calm and soothe.
Legible - able to be read Legend – a story handed down over the generations & accepted as being historical. Alleged – to assert without proof. To declare with positivity.
Animated – full of life, action or spirit Animosity – a strong feeling of dislike or ill-will that tends to display itself in action. Animals
Homonym – Words pronounced the same, but spelled differently – Example Heir and air Acronym – A word formed by the initial letters or group of letters of words in a set phrase. Anonymous – of unknown name; Without an acknowledged name.
Sanctuary – A sacred or holy place Sanctity – Holiness, saintliness, & godliness Sacrosanct – extremely sacred or inviolable
METAMORPHOSIS – a complete change of form and structure Metaphor – comparison not using like or as Metabolism – a physical and chemical change
Petrify – to change or convert into stone Petroleum – a thick, flammable dark-colored liquid Petrochemical – Chemical that comes from petroleum like kerosene and gasoline
Miracle – A wonder or marvel Mirage – an optical illusion usually in the desert. W/out substance or reality Admire – to regard with wonder, pleasure and approval.
Manicure Manuscript – to write by hand Manacles – fancy name for handcuffs
Revolve – to rotate, to spin, to turn A revolver spins when it is shot. Convoluted – to make complex and complicate; elaborate Revolution – a rotation or a cycle. Each time a tire spins it makes a revolution
Retroactive – A throw back – Sports’ teams sometimes wear retro jerseys to honor a previous generation Retrospect – to look back and reflect on what a person has done; hindsight What is retrofire?
Sense – Feelings, awareness, sensation Do you know The 5 senses? Sensitive – Responsive; receptive insensate– numb; lacking feeling If you are getting stitches, you want that part of your body to be insensate
Ocular – Visual Binoculars – are two lenses that make things appear closer and clearer.
Ultraviolet – Ultraviolet light is used to kill organisms in our drinking water. Ultraconservative – a person who is extremely conservative Ultramarine – The Hope Diamond is ultramarine.
Digest - to process; to absorb Our bodies digest food Ingest – to swallow; to consume gesture – to sign, signal, wave To gesture someone to stop
Tactile – perceptible; physical; touchable Some people are tactile learners / especially the blind Contact – to communicate; to connect Tactics – plans; strategy; procedures Tactful – Considerate; subtle; sensitive To handle a sensative situation tactfully
Ridicule – mock; to laugh at If you ridicule a person, you make fun of them and laugh at them. Deride – to disparage; to scoff at Ridiculous – silly; preposterous; absurd