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Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 2. Spelling Words-Long Vowels Say and Spell  sustain  feasible  disagreeable  dehydrated  gyrate  overblown  encroach.

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1 Spelling and Vocabulary Lesson 2

2 Spelling Words-Long Vowels Say and Spell  sustain  feasible  disagreeable  dehydrated  gyrate  overblown  encroach  mutually  butte  euphonium  alliance  alternative  commence  indifference  meager  portray  simultaneous  taunt  urban  varied

3 Vocabulary Words  Synonyms-  words with similar meanings  example:  woe, despair, agony

4 sustain  to keep or support  Example:  His encouragement helped sustain her spirits.

5 overblown  unusually large; overdone or exaggerated  Example  How did this trivial matter get overblown?

6 encroach  advance beyond proper limits  Example:  My neighbor’s bushes will encroach on my yard.

7 feasible  able to be accomplished, practical  Example:  An attainable goal is a feasible goal.

8 mutually  reciprocally or equally  Example:  They mutually agreed on a fair price.

9 disagreeable  unpleasant or unenjoyable  Example:  The disagreeable odor was very unpleasant.

10 butte  isolated hill with steep sides and a flat top  Example:  The steep butte stood alone in the desert.

11 dehydrated  lacking water or moisture  Example:  I was dehydrated and needed water to drink.

12 euphonium  brass instrument resembling a tuba  Example:  A euphonium looks like a tuba.

13 gyrate  to move in a circle around a fixed point  Example:  I gyrate the hula hoop on my hips.

14 alliance  a bond or connection between people, nations, or other groups  an association formed for mutual benefit  Example:  The alliance helped them win the war against crime in their neighborhood.

15 alternative  one of two or more things that can be selected; a choice or option  another option, usually one of two  Example:  The alternative was worse than the initial punishment.

16 commence  to begin, to start  Example:  We shall commence at 9:00 a.m.

17 indifference  having no preference in the matter  lack of concern or interest  Example:  Her indifference was reflected in her lack of vote for the choice of class president.

18 meager  falling short of what is needed; lacking richness  lacking or small in quantity or quality  Example:  His meager salary did not allow the family to have luxuries.

19 portray  to make a picture or description of  to appear as or make something out to be as  Example:  The movie will portray the banker as a thief.

20 simultaneous  happening, or occurring at the same time  Example:  The cans of soda had a simultaneous explosion due to the heat trapped in the trunk of the car.

21 taunt  to insult or make fun of; to ridicule, challenge in an insulting manner  to insult by mockery or criticism  Example:  The bully liked to taunt his victims.

22 urban  of, relating to, or located within a city  Example:  The urban neighborhood had a public library nearby.

23 varied  differing in some way; diverse  went through a change or transformation  Example:  Her choice of clothing varied from day to day.


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