Presentation on theme: "By Michael Huynh Block 8 Better than ever! Bluff-verb Definition- To engage in a false display of strength and confidence, usually in order to deceive."— Presentation transcript:
Bluff-verb Definition- To engage in a false display of strength and confidence, usually in order to deceive someone Bob called Joe ‘s bluff when he told everyone that the end of the world will be today. With humiliation he quit school. Synonym- lie Antonym-truth
Brackish-adjective Definition- salty Don’t drink the brackish ocean water Bob! You’ll just get more thirsty from that water! Synonym- salty Antonyms- sweet or fresh water Hey, I did look up salt on clip art
Circumference-noun Definition- The boundary of an area, an object, or geometric figure; especially a circle We did not know the circumference of the planet Jupiter until NASA launched a satellite to orbit around the planet. Synonyms- area or circular boundary Antonyms- square or perimeter Behold! It’s pixilated glory!
Headway-noun Definition- To progress towards a place or goal Yes! I had made headway into this PowerPoint! I’m almost there completing it for you guys! Synonyms- progress or goal Antonyms- stalemate or draw Let’s hope this happens with the government…
Ignite-verb Definition-To cause something to start burning; to catch on fire. As I ignite the gas with the chemical in my flamethrower, it sprayed a thirty foot trail of fire into the bunker. All of the enemy has been evacuated out of the bunker. Synonyms- burn or blaze Antonyms- dose or firefight don’t mess with the USA!
Illuminated-noun Definition- To cast light upon someone or something As I illuminated my surroundings, I saw thousands of bats swarming around me apparently being bothered by the light. Synonyms- light or shine Antonyms- darken or dull Yes, this is with light
Impending-adjective Definition- About to occur The class was cringing with an impending sense when the teacher had a disappointed look on her face. Synonyms- imminent or looming Antonyms- delayed or slowed OMG! OMG! OMG!
Repugnant-adjective DDefinition- Causing disgust; offensive or repulsive IIn America, slurping your food can be found repugnant or repulsive. In some Asian cultures, slurping is a sign that you enjoyed your meal and shows respect. SSynonyms- nasty or rude AAntonyms- kind or pleasant It’s the trending fashion!
Restitution- noun Definition- to pay up money or make up damage or injury that you have caused. Bob broke Joe’s arm, legs, ribs, and fractured his skull. In restitution, he paid back Joe $20,000. Synonyms- favor or repay Antonyms- payback or revenge Sorry bro…
Sabotage- noun and verb DDefinition- (n) A deliberate act that causes damage or stops activities (v) To commit sabotage against something. NNoun-Some people think that the explosion of the Hindenburg was an act of sabotage and was not an accident. Verb- I sabotaged the school security system! I’ve planted a virus into the Promethean boards that will slow them for days! SSynonyms- hack or damage AAntonyms- fix or help What are you guys doing?
Scarcity-noun Definition- Insufficient supply; a shortage During WWII, the British were having a scarcity of steel to make airplanes. Instead, they built their planes with wood. Synonyms- lack or dearth Antonyms- surplus or harvest Doomsday preppers
Zeal-noun Definition- Great enthusiasm or devotion to a cause, idea or goal The Illuminati, was a top secret organization that had great zeal to dominate the whole world and purify it. Where they are now is a mystery. Synonyms- loyalty or fondness Antonyms- abandon or treason Words of inspiration…
WAIT!!! THIS IS YOUR FIRST AND ONLY WARNING Stop right here if you are NOT honors English, but if you are… then proceed
AMBROSIAL- ADJECTIVE DDEFINITION- FOOD THAT IS HEAVENLY OR DIVINE. TTHE ROOT WORD OF AMBROSIAL IS AMBROSIA, WHICH WAS THE FOOD OF THE GODS! OOH MY GOD! THIS SOUP IS SO AMBROSIAL! IT HAS A CREAMY SMOOTH TEXTURE AND A SLIGHTLY SWEET FLAVOR WITH A HINT OF ZEST. SSYNONYMS- ZEST OR GUSTO AANTONYMS- DISGUSTING OR HORRIBLE
HALCYON- ADJECTIVE Definition- calming and peaceful For one moment, there was a halcyon moment. There was no sound or noise from anyone and there was a gentle breeze wafting into the room. Synonyms- Zen or soothing Antonyms- bedlam or ruckus
Metamorphosis-noun Definition- A transformation; an alternate stage Each little caterpillar has to go through a stage of metamorphosis to change into a beautiful butterfly. Synonyms- transformation or alternation Antonyms-repetitive or one-staged before after All simply with proactive!
Labyrinthine- adjective Definition- mazelike or confusing The world famous Winchester Mystery House tm is one of the most labyrinthine houses in the world. It has doors and hallways that lead to nowhere just to confuse ghosts. Synonyms- confusing and mazelike Antonyms- simple or easy I can do that in like… 30 seconds!
TITANIC- adjective and no, not the one with the ship. Definition- large and in charge! In ancient Greek mythology, the Titans were huge, god-like figures who ruled the Earth before the Gods. Thus we have the word titanic, to describe the tall, menacing beings. Synonyms- huge and powerful Antonyms- tiny and weak T-that is just mean…