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Visualizing Vocabulary SAT 6. Pandemonium (noun) pan-duh-moh-nee-uhm 1. wild uproar or unrestrained disorder; tumult or chaos.chaos 2. a place or scene.

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1 Visualizing Vocabulary SAT 6

2 Pandemonium (noun) pan-duh-moh-nee-uhm 1. wild uproar or unrestrained disorder; tumult or chaos.chaos 2. a place or scene of riotous uproar or utter chaos. 3. ( often initial capital letter ) the abode of all the demons. 4. hell. ( Assembly Hall erupted in pandemonium when the last- second 3-point shot swished through the bucket for Indiana’s win over #1-ranked Kentucky. Karen Davis (Bill Davis, 12/10/11)

3 Incognito (Adj.)[in-kog-nee-toh] 1. having one's identity concealed, as under an assumed name, especially to avoid notice or formal attentions.identity name 2. with the real identity concealed: to travel incognito. 3. the disguise or character assumed by an incognito. Old Fitzgerald was at it again with all of his wacky antics. This wouldn’t be Very that large of a problem normally Except for the fact that we can’t seem to find him anywhere. One could say that he’s truly gone incognito this time around! Dustin McKnight

4 Inference (noun) (nfr-ns) 1. the act or process of inferring 2. an inferred conclusion, deduction, etc. 3. (Philosophy / Logic) any process of reasoning from premises to a conclusion 4. (Philosophy / Logic) Logic the specific mode of reasoning used See also deduction [4] induction [4]deductioninduction The detective, after days of looking for clues, finally came up with an inference of who had stolen the jewelry. Seth Wise

5 Haughty (Adjective)haw-tee 1.Disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious 2.Lofty or noble; exalted ( The haughty model strutted down the runway with her nose held high, giving off the impression that she was disdainfully proud of her appearance. Rachel Connors (

6 Imperceptible (adjective) im-per-sep-tuh-buh-l 1. very slight, gradual, or subtle: the imperceptible slope of the road. 2. not perceptible; not perceived by or affecting the senses. ( ( The differences between the identical twins are imperceptible. Megan Himebrook

7 Impugn (verb) [im-pyoon] challenge as false (another's statements, motives, etc.); cast doubt upon. 2.2. Archaic. to assail (a person) by words or arguments; vilify. 3.3. Obsolete. to attack (a person) physically. “So, because of a few bad apples you're gonna impugn an entire continent? “ -Seinfeld Season 5, Episode 4 "The Sniffing Accountant" Fitlya, 10/10/11 Savannah Martin

8 Idealize (Verb) ahy-dee-uh-lahyz 1.To make ideal; represent in an ideal form or character; exalt to an ideal perfection or excellence. 2.To represent in an ideal form. 3.To form an ideal or ideals ( After watching When in Rome, Anna began to idealize about her future boyfriend; he would have to be tall, dark, handsome, and hilarious like Josh Duhamel. ( Alyssa Fain, period 6

9 Importune (verb) im-pawr-toon press or beset with solicitations; demand with urgency or persistence. make improper advances toward (a person). beg for (something) urgently or persistently. ( ( My mother knows how to importune me to get help around the house. Abbie Lessaris

10 Alex Canner made commonplace or trite; stale; banal ( (adjective) hak-need get got gotten put very really nice good just lots a lot well fine so fun There is There are There was There were There have been There had been There will have been (Mrs. Davis, Deadwood words) ( Far too many hackneyed words appear in high school students’ sentences.

11 Harassing [verb] From Harass: [huh-ras, har-uhs] To disturb persistently; torment, as with troubles or cares; bother continually; pester; persecute. To trouble by repeated attacks, incursions, etc., as in war or hostilities; harry; raid. Herman Cain was accused of sexual harassing a number of women in the past, the accusations of which caused an uproar in his political campaign to become the Republican presidential nominee. m Sydney Brink

12 Impertinent (adjective) Elyse Hoy, Period 6 [im-pur-tn-uhnt] 1.Intrusive or presumptuous, as persons or their actions; insolently rude; uncivil 2.Not pertinent or relevant; irrelevant ( After a sudden outburst of inappropriate language, the little boy was scolded for his impertinent behavior and rude comments. (

13 His rush was so impetuous, that he overturned manyof his opponents by dashing against them. Brianna Le

14 The inexorable green man was not persuaded to stop in the least bit, even when they dropped a building on him. Definitions: Impossible to stop or prevent (of a person) Impossible to persuade by request or entreaty INEXORABLE (ADJ) in·ex·o·ra·ble ~Jake Smith

15 1. a : incapable of being expressed in words : indescribable b : unspeakable 1. a : incapable of being expressed in words : indescribable b : unspeakable 2: not to be uttered The beauty of the sunset was so ineffable, that the people watching it were completely speechless. Lanzada | Galicia - España by Paulo Brandão Hanah Sloan

16 Imperious (adjective) im-peer-ee-uhs 1. domineering in a haughty manor; dictatorial; overbearing 2. urgent; imperative; imperious need. Under Hitler’s imperious rule, Germany was thoroughly brainwashed which led to their participation in initiating the second world war. (, 2/1/2012) Zeke Howie

17 (ADJ.) (IM-PAHR-SHUH-L) 1. NOT BIASED; FAIR; JUST. ( DICTIONARY.COM ) The Purpose of Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech “I have A Dream,” was to influence America to create just as equal and impartial laws for African Americans as it was for whites. ( ) Cassie Hendrickson

18 Incongruous [in-kong-groo-uhs] 1.Out of keeping or place; inappropriate; unbecoming 2.Not harmonious in character; inconsonant; lacking harmony of parts 3. Inconsistent A joke that was incongruous with polite conversation ( ( Davis Approved! Dalton Owens

19 [In-fuh-muhs] 1. having an extremely bad reputation: an infamous city. 2. deserving of or causing an evil reputation; shamefully malign; detestable: an infamous deed. 3. Law. a. deprived of certain rights as a citizen, as a consequence of conviction of certain offenses. b. of or pertaining to offenses involving such deprivation. ( Arguably one of the most infamous men in all of history, Maximilien Robespierre was a leader of the French Revolution and was a driving force on the Reign of Terror which lasted 10 months. In that time Robespierre was responsible for more then 18,500- 40,000 deaths of peasants who he accused of hoarding. Steven Vischak

20 1.given, done, bestowed, or obtained without charge or payment; free; voluntary. 2.being without apparent reason, cause, or justification: a gratuitous insult. We tried to explain to Joe that his celebration after winning chutes and ladders was a tad bit gratuitous. "Play Music at Naperville Music - Pre-K Music” and Kacey Collins [gruh-too-i-tuhs, -tyoo-] ADJ.

21 Harangue (noun, verb) [huh- rang ] ( By: Aliyah Clinker Sentence The young boy was being harangued by his parents for coloring on the wall. (

22 Hypocrisy (hi-ˈpä-krə-sē) 1. The practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one's own behavior does not conform; pretense. 2. Hypocrisy is a melodic death metal band from Sweden. It was formed in 1990 in Ludvika, Sweden by Peter Tägtgren. Although the mayor claimed that is was imperative that people ration their food, the public realized his hypocrisy when they found his secret room full of sumptuous food. ( Torbin Eid

23 Industry Aaron knew that he wanted to get a job building cars in the automobile industry, because he grew up fixing and taking apart old cars with his father. 1. the aggregate of manufacturing or technically productive enterprises in a particular field, often named after its principal product: the automobile industry; the steel industry. 2. any general business activity; commercial enterprise: the Italian tourist industry. 3. trade or manufacture in general: the rise of industry in Africa. 4. the ownership and management of companies, factories, etc.: friction between labor and industry. 5. systematic work or labor. ( (noun) [in-duh-stree] Samantha Searles

24 Hubris: (hyoo-bris) noun Excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance (in Greek tragedy) Excessive pride toward or defiance of the gods, leading to nemesis ( Achilles showed hubris by dragging Hector’s lifeless body in front of the gates of Troy after defeating him in battle. Rachel Drake

25 Hedonism (noun) heed-n-iz-uhm 1.The doctrine that pleasure or happiness is the highest good 2.Devotion to pleasure as a way of life ( The Declaration of Independence gives citizens the freedom of hedonism, so they can pursue their own happiness. Claire Cross

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