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Chapter 5 (VCH5) Spelling & Vocabulary
VCH5 Words 1-3 1. Impose (verb) To place a burden on or force oneself EX: I imposed upon my parents for a ride to school today. 2. Diminutive (adjective) indicating a small size EX: The black bear seems so diminutive compared to the Grizzly. 3. Attire (noun) clothing Ex: Anza Trail has strict requirements when it comes to attire.
VCH5 Words 4 & 5 4. Provoke (verb) to stir up feelings in another person or animal EX: When barked at by a dog the rattle snake felt provoked. 5. Tyrant (noun) a cruel abusive leader Ex: Many say Hitler was a tyrant.
VCH5, Words 6-8 6. Acknowledge (verb) to admit or recognize EX: Last night I acknowledged that I need to attend tutoring. 7. Literal (adjective) actual or factual EX: Many students take sarcastic comments too literal. 8. Exert (verb) to use or apply EX: When I ride my bike I exert a lot of energy.
VCH5, Words 9 &10 9. Intimidate (verb) to frighten EX: Last night while watching Go Diego Go, the chinchilla was intimidated by the puma. 10. Inflict (verb) to cause something unpleasant EX: Bullies often inflict mental pain on their victims.
VCH5 Words 11-13 11. Vile (adjective) unpleasant EX: There was a vile smell coming from the outhouse. 12. Humiliate (verb) to put someone down or disgrace Ex: Its terrible when an adult intentionally humiliates a child. 13. Succumb (verb) to give in or surrender EX: During the Civil War the south succumbed to the north.
VCH 5 Words 14 & 15 14. Mute (adjective) silent EX: During a test all students are to be mute. 15. Conform (verb) to follow the rules and customs of a given place EX: Its expected that students conform to the rules at Anza Trail.
VCH 5 Words 6-10 6. Acknowledge (verb) to admit or recognize 7. Literal (adjective) actual or factual 8. Exert (verb) to use or apply 9. Intimidate (verb) to frighten 10. Inflict (verb) to cause something unpleasant