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Pages Mr. Smid’s 2 nd Period Language Arts Class By Meredith Rittenhouse
Definition- ready to use ; at hand adjective Synonyms- obtainable, on hand Antonyms-unobtainable, not to be had In a Sentence- There was one available seat left.
Definition- to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant ; to supply food and service verb Synonyms-pamper, indulge, gratify, provide Antonyms- frustrate, deny, refuse In a Sentence- We called Portillo’s to have them cater our picnic.
Definition- usual, expected, routine adjective Synonyms- regular, normal, traditional Antonyms- strange, odd, unusual, untraditional In a Sentence- It is customary for our school to say the Pledge of Allegiance in the morning.
Definition- to persuade not to do something verb Synonyms-discourage, talk out of Antonyms-persuade, talk into In a Sentence- No matter how hard we tried, we could not dissuade him out of quitting his job.
Definition-a person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business. noun Synonyms- business person, impresario Antonyms- none In a Sentence- In the first year of business, an entrepreneur often assumes loses for the sake of future profits.
Definition- a piece of burning wood; a trouble maker; an extremely energetic or emotional person. noun Synonyms- hot head, agitator, rabble-rouser Antonyms-none In a Sentence-the firebrand was smoldering in the heat.
Definition- (n.) risk, peril; (v.)to expose to danger or harm; to gamble. noun and verb Synonyms-(n.)danger, (v.)venture Antonyms- none In a Sentence- The uncontained disease is a hazard.
Definition-the killing of one person by another. noun Synonyms- manslaughter, murder Antonyms-none In a Sentence-The alleged homicide was the biggest news on television for days.
Definition- a lack of interest or concern. noun Synonyms- apathy, unconcern Antonyms- interest, concern, enthusiasm In a Sentence- She openly showed her indifference to the trash bin, and threw the bag on the ground.
Definition-filled with resentment or anger over something unjust, unworthy or, mean adjective Synonyms- offended, resentful, outraged, exasperated Antonyms- pleased, delighted, overjoyed, elated In a Sentence- Angered about the service, I had an indignant talk with the manager.
Definition-absolutely necessary, not to be neglected adjective Synonyms-essential, vital, crucial Antonyms- unnecessary, nonessential In a Sentence- The medicine was indispensable to my recovery Definition-absolutely necessary, not to be neglected adjective Synonyms-essential, vital, crucial Antonyms- unnecessary, nonessential In a Sentence- The medicine was indispensable to my recovery
Definition-to apply grease, to make smooth, slippery or easier to use verb Synonyms- oil, grease Antonyms-none In a Sentence-The machine needed to be lubricated, so it would run smoother.
Definition- shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more adjective Synonyms-two-sided, joint, hared, reciprocal Antonyms- one-sided, unilateral In a Sentence- The feeling between them was mutual.
Definition- to throw a stream of tings; to strike successively; to hurry. verb Synonyms- bombard, shower, pepper Antonyms- none In a Sentence-The spaghetti was pelted with salt crystals at dinner.
Definition- (n.) an easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths ; a widespread evil (v.) to annoy or bother noun and verb Synonyms- epidemic, pestilence, pester. vex Antonyms- boon, blessing In a Sentence- They continued to plague her with their questions.
Definition- balanced, suspended,; calm, controlled; ready for action. adjective Synonyms-collected, self- confident, ready Antonyms- nervous, tense In a Sentence- A princess must be poised and proper, when at a ball.
Definition-a government in power; a form or system of rule or management; a period of rule. noun Synonyms-administration, rule Antonyms-none In a Sentence- The families regime was a happy and joyous time. Definition-a government in power; a form or system of rule or management; a period of rule. noun Synonyms-administration, rule Antonyms-none In a Sentence- The families regime was a happy and joyous time.
Definition-to make slow, to delay, to hold back verb Synonyms- slow down, restrain, impede Antonyms- hasten speed up In a Sentence- The speed limit retarded the woman from getting home fast.
Definition-allowing light to pass through; easily recognized or understood; easily seen through or detected. adjective Synonyms-clear, translucent, obvious Antonyms- frosted, sooty, smoky, unclear, indistinct In a Sentence- The window was transparent, so I could see the beautiful yard.
Definition- wholly, unharmed, not injured Synonyms- unhurt, sound, intact, unimpaired Antonyms-injured, damaged, hurt, harmed In a Sentence- She was left unscathed after the accident.