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1 Semester 1 Vocabulary

2 Week 1: September 2 Petty Venture Whim Quizzical

3 petty Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

4 petty Guess the meaning using context clues
”Students shouldn’t argue over such petty things like who gets to answer the question first.”

5 petty adj. contemptibly narrow in outlook; (informal) small and of little importance; inferior in rank or status; noun larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale) Synonyms small-minded, petit larceny, petty larceny, fiddling, footling, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, trivial, inferior, lower-ranking, lowly, secondary, subordinate

6 venture Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

7 venture Guess the meaning using context clues.
After hearing the creaking sounds in the house, she carefully ventured outside the bedroom.

8 venture noun any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome; a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit; an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits; verb proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers; put at risk; put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation Synonyms embark, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize, speculation, guess, pretend

9 whim Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

10 whim Guess the meaning using context clues.
The teenager dyed her hair blue on a whim last weekend.

11 whim noun an odd or fanciful or capricious idea; a sudden desire
Synonyms notion, whimsy, caprice, impulse

12 quizzical Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

13 quizzical Guess the meaning using context clues.
After I told the the long, complicated joke, she gave me a quizzical look.

14 quizzical adj. perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know); playfully vexing (especially by ridicule) Synonym questioning, mocking, teasing

15 Week 2 Moderate Fiasco Gritty Contemplate

16 moderate Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

17 moderate Guess the meaning using context clues.
I will not moderate my criticism! The debate was moderated by a famous law professor. Most voters in the neighborhood reported being moderates.

18 moderate adj. not extreme; being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes; noun a person who takes a position in the political center; verb make less fast or intense; preside over; restrain or temper; make less strong or intense; soften; make less severe or harsh; lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Synonyms chair, lead, temperate, restrained, centrist, middle of the roader, chasten, temper, tone down, tame, mince, soften, control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb

19 fiasco Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

20 fiasco Guess the meaning using context clues.
The party started out small and controlled, but as soon as the word spread it soon turned into a fiasco.

21 fiasco noun a sudden and violent collapse Synonyms debacle, blunder

22 gritty Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

23 gritty Guess the meaning using context clues.
The sandpaper was gritty. Those that chose to move west on the Oregon Trail had a gritty disposition.

24 gritty adj. willing to face danger; composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency Synonyms game, gamy, gamey, mettlesome, spirited, spunky, farinaceous, coarse-grained, grainy, granular, granulose, mealy

25 contemplate Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

26 contemplate Guess the meaning using context clues.
She contemplated her reflection in the mirror.

27 contemplate verb Synonyms
consider as a possibility; look at thoughtfully; observe deep in thought; reflect deeply on a subject; think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes Synonyms chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate, study

28 Week 3 Vocabulary September 15
Diplomatic Taunt Obsolete Exaggerate

29 diplomatic Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

30 diplomatic Guess the meaning using context clues.
My teacher is so diplomatic at giving feedback that I never get my feelings hurt when I get the wrong answer.

31 diplomatic adj. skilled in dealing with people Synonyms Tactful

32 taunt Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

33 taunt Guess the meaning using context clues.
The zookeeper had to scold some teenagers who were taunting the lion by poking sticks through the bars of its cage.

34 taunt Verb To tease or make fun of Synonyms Mock, tease

35 obsolete Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

36 obsolete Guess the meaning using context clues.
Just as CD’s made records a thing of the past, DVD players made VCR’s obsolete.

37 obsolete adj. old; no longer in use or valid or fashionable; no longer in use Synonyms out-of-date, ancient, extinct, stale

38 exaggerate Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

39 exaggerate Guess the meaning using context clues.
Tall tales usually exaggerate and attribute superhuman traits to characters.

40 exaggerate Verb Synonyms
to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; do something to an excessive degree Synonyms Overstate, magnify, amplify, inflate

41 Week 4 September 22 Tendency Persistent Extricate Flaunt

42 tendency Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

43 tendency Guess the meaning using context clues.
The puppy has a tendency to chew on things.

44 tendency Noun Likelihood of behaving in a certain way Synonyms
Inclination, propensity, leaning

45 persistent Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

46 persistent Guess the meaning using context clues.
The persistent hikers finally overcame the last obstacle and reached the summit. Their ordeal left them with persistent aches and pains.

47 persistent adj. Not giving up Lasting a long time Synonyms
Perseverant, insistent, relentless

48 extricate Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

49 extricate Guess the meaning using context clues.
The bear struggled to extricate itself from the net.

50 extricate Verb to set free from a difficult or embarrassing situation
Synonyms Free, release, disentangle

51 flaunt Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

52 flaunt Guess the meaning using context clues.
My cousin loves to flaunt her expensive clothes whenever she has the chance.

53 flaunt Verb To display noticeably Synonym Show off, display, parade

54 Week 5 September 29 Deception Immobile Avert Fastidious

55 Deception Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

56 Deception Guess the meaning using context clues.
The movie villain's deception to disguise his identity was uncovered by the clever detective.

57 Deception Noun A trick or lie meant to deceive someone Synonyms
Deceit, fraud, trickery

58 Immobile Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

59 Immobile Guess the meaning using context clues.
The car is totally immobile without its battery.

60 Immobile Adjective Unable to move Synonyms Motionless

61 Avert Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

62 Avert Guess the meaning using context clues.
A sudden noise made the driver avert his eyes from the road. Fortunately, he was able to avert an accident by refocusing on the traffic ahead.

63 Avert Verb To turn away from To prevent Synonyms Prevent, avoid

64 Fastidious Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

65 Fastidious Guess the meaning using context clues.
The fastidious eater complained about every dish served at dinner.

66 Fastidious Adj Not easy to please Synonyms Painstaking, meticulous

67 Week 6 Lunge Reluctant Confront Ambiguous

68 Lunge Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

69 Lunge Guess the meaning using context clues.
The kitten lunged at my fish sandwich.

70 Lunge Verb To move forward suddenly Synonym Jab, stab, thrust, charge

71 Reluctant Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

72 Reluctant Guess the meaning using context clues.
The young boy was reluctant to jump into the deep end of the pool.

73 Reluctant Adjective Unwilling Synonym Unwilling, opposed, resistant

74 Confront Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

75 Confront Guess the meaning using context clues.
I decided to confront my brother about using my bike without permission.

76 Confront Verb To meet or face boldly Synonyms Tackle, address, face

77 Ambiguous Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

78 Ambiguous Guess the meaning using context clues.
The judge asked the witness to clarify her ambiguous answer.

79 Ambiguous Adj Having more than one possible meaning Synonym Debatable

80 Week 7 Encumber Indispensable Mortify Bountiful

81 Encumber Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

82 encumber Guess the meaning using context clues.
The escaping robber was encumbered by the heavy sack of loot.

83 encumber Verb Synonym To weigh down or burden
Hamper, hinder, obstruct, impede

84 Indispensable Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

85 Indispensable Guess the meaning using context clues.
Although we can live a long time without food, water is indispensable.

86 indispensable Adj Synonyms Absolutely necessary
Vital, essential, necessary, crucial, key

87 Mortify Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

88 mortify Guess the meaning using context clues.
At my graduation party, my brother mortified me when he began to sing off-key into the karaoke machine.

89 mortify Verb Synonyms To cause someone to fell terrible embarrassment.
Humiliate, embarrass, shame, abash, horrify, appall

90 Bountiful Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

91 bountiful Guess the meaning using context clues.
Because everyone brought something to eat, we had a bountiful amount of food for the potluck.

92 bountiful Adj Synonyms More than enough
Plenty, plentiful, abundant, ample, copious

93 Week 8 Endorse Idle Descend Absorb

94 Endorse Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

95 endorse Guess the meaning using context clues.
Famous athletes sometimes endorse athletic gear. They have to endorse a contract to make a legal agreement with a sporting gear company.

96 endorse Verb Synonyms 1. To give support or approval to
2. To sign one’s name Synonyms 1. advocate, favor, commend, praise 2. sign, authenticate

97 Idle Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

98 idle Guess the meaning using context clues.
I like to spend my idle hours on on a rainy day watching old movies.

99 idle Adj Not busy; doing nothing Synonyms Lazy, inactive

100 Descend Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

101 descend Guess the meaning using context clues.
The squirrel quickly descended from the treetop to the ground.

102 descend Verb Synonyms To move from a higher place to a lower place
Go down, come down

103 Absorb Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

104 absorb Guess the meaning using context clues.
Marta is absorbed by an interest in horses. She absorbs all the books she can find on the subject.

105 Absorb Verb Synonyms 1. To involve or engage completely
2. To take in or soak up Synonyms 1. Engrossed, captivated 2. Soak up, draw in

106 Week 9 Erroneous Mesmerize Jubilant Repose

107 Erroneous Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

108 erroneous Guess the meaning using context clues.
The garage sale address given in the newspaper was erroneous, so we never found the right location.

109 Erroneous Adjective Containing an error Synonyms
Untrue, inaccurate, false, flawed, misguided

110 Mesmerize Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

111 mesmerize Guess the meaning using context clues.
The meteor shower mesmerized everyone who saw it.

112 Mesmerize Verb To fascinate Synonyms
Enthrall, grip, spellbind, entrance

113 Jubilant Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

114 jubilant Guess the meaning using context clues.
The streets were filled with jubilant spectators as the Olympic victors paraded past.

115 Jubilant Adjective Feeling or showing great joy Synonyms
Ecstatic, elated, euphoric, joyous

116 Repose Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

117 Repose Noun Freedom from activity or responsibility Synonyms
Inactivity, stillness, peace

118 Week 10 Conform Fatigue Redundant Ravenous

119 Conform Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

120 conform Guess the meaning using context clues.
I’d rather sit on the floor, but in school I must conform and sit at a desk.

121 Conform Verb To act or think in a way that follows the rules Synonyms
Comply, yield, follow, obey

122 Fatigue Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

123 fatigue Guess the meaning using context clues.
I felt extreme fatigue after the twenty- mile bike ride.

124 Fatigue Noun The condition of being very tired Synonyms
Exhausted, weariness

125 Redundant Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

126 redundant Guess the meaning using context clues.
Wearing uniforms everyday with little change can become redundant. The woman said that she finally changer her hair style after 20 years because it was redundant.

127 Redundant Adjective Being in excess; exceeding what is usual or natural Synonyms Unnecessary, superfluous

128 Ravenous Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

129 ravenous Guess the meaning using context clues.
Right before lunch, my stomach growls because I am ravenous.

130 Ravenous Adjective Extremely Hungry Synonyms
Ferocious, greedy, voracious, famished

131 Week 11 Trepidation Tenacious Permeate Intrepid

132 Trepidation Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

133 Trepidation Guess the meaning using context clues.
I took the leadership role with considerable trepidation because of all the responsibility.

134 Trepidation Noun A fear about something that may happen Synonyms
Fear, apprehension, dread, tension, unease

135 Tenacious Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

136 Tenacious Guess the meaning using context clues.
The detective tenacious in his search for clues, which led him to the truth.

137 Tenacious Adjective Keeping a firm hold on something Synonyms
Persistent, determined, insistent

138 Permeate Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

139 Permeate Guess the meaning using context clues.
The smell of perfume was so strong that it permeated the hallways and classrooms, giving some students headaches.

140 Permeate Verb To spread throughout (something) Synonyms
Pervade, fill, penetrate

141 Intrepid Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

142 Intrepid Guess the meaning using context clues.
The intrepid reporter would face any situation with ease.

143 Intrepid Adjective Adventurous (often used for rhetorical or humorous effect) Synonyms Fearless, unafraid, bold, heroic

144 Week 12 Incessant Incandescent Impede Benevolent

145 Incessant Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

146 Incessant Guess the meaning using context clues.
The dog’s incessant barking kept me awake all night.

147 Incessant Adjective The continuation of something unpleasant without pause or interruption Synonyms Constant, continuing, persistent, relentless

148 Incandescent Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

149 Incandescent Guess the meaning using context clues.
The volcano erupted in incandescent liquid rock.

150 Incandescent Adjective Showing light as a result of being heated
Passionate or brilliant Synonyms White-hot, burning, fiery Passionate, ardent, fervent

151 Impede Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

152 Impede Guess the meaning using context clues.
A piece of candy became caught in the child’s throat and began to impeded his breathing, so he began to choke.

153 Impede Verb To delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them Synonyms Hinder, obstruct, hamper

154 Benevolent Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

155 Benevolent Guess the meaning using context clues.
During the holidays, it is especially important to show benevolence towards one’s neighbors.

156 Benevolent Adjective Well-meaning and kindly Synonyms
Kindly, compassionate, caring

157 Week 13 Astute Apathy Admonish Emulate

158 Astute Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

159 Astute Guess the meaning using context clues.
The astute business man could always find the right person for the job.

160 Astute Adjective having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one's advantage. Synonyms Shrewd, crafty, intuitive

161 Apathy Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

162 Apathy Guess the meaning using context clues.
The widespread apathy among the students resulted in low attendance and high failure rates.

163 Apathy Noun lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern. Synonyms
Indifference, unconcern, lethargy

164 Admonish Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

165 Admonish Guess the meaning using context clues.
She admonished him when he used bad manners at the dinner table.

166 Admonish Verb to warn or scold someone firmly Synonyms
Reprimand, berate, criticize

167 Emulate Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

168 Emulate Guess the meaning using context clues.
My mother told me not to emulate my brother’s bad behavior, or I would be sorry.

169 Emulate Verb match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation. Synonyms Imitate, copy, mirror

170 Week 14 Elude Eloquent Elicit Debacle

171 Elude Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

172 Elude Guess the meaning using context clues.
He managed to elude the police by escaping into an alley.

173 Elude Verb Escape from (a danger, an enemy), typically in a skillful or cunning way. Synonyms Evade, avoid, dodge

174 Eloquent Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

175 Eloquent Guess the meaning using context clues.
The President gave an eloquent speech on the importance of volunteering.

176 Eloquent Adjective fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing.
Synonyms Fluent, articulate, expressive

177 Elicit Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

178 Elicit Guess the meaning using context clues.
The extremely successful comedy elicits laughs from all audience members.

179 Elicit Verb To draw out (a response, answer, or fact) from someone in reaction to one's own actions Synonyms Obtain, extract, evoke

180 Debacle Rate the word 1-I have never heard of this word
2- I have heard of the word but I have no idea what it means 3 I have heard the word and I guess that’s its’ meaning is ______________ 4 I know the word and it means _____________

181 Debacle Guess the meaning using context clues.
In the 1930’s, the great financial debacle became known as The Great Depression.

182 Debacle Noun A sudden failure Synonyms
Fiasco, failure, catastrophe, mess


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