2Spelling Words-Long Vowels Say and Spell sustainfeasibledisagreeabledehydratedgyrateoverblownencroachmutuallybutteeuphoniumalliancealternativecommenceindifferencemeagerportraysimultaneoustaunturbanvaried
3Synonyms- words with similar meanings example: woe, despair, agony Vocabulary WordsSynonyms-words with similar meaningsexample:woe, despair, agony
4His encouragement helped sustain her spirits. to keep or supportExample:His encouragement helped sustain her spirits.
5unusually large; overdone or exaggerated overblownunusually large; overdone or exaggeratedExampleHow did this trivial matter get overblown?
6advance beyond proper limits Example: encroachadvance beyond proper limitsExample:My neighbor’s bushes will encroach on my yard.
7able to be accomplished, practical feasibleable to be accomplished, practicalExample:An attainable goal is a feasible goal.
8reciprocally or equally Example: They mutually agreed on a fair price.
9unpleasant or unenjoyable Example: disagreeableunpleasant or unenjoyableExample:The disagreeable odor was very unpleasant.
10isolated hill with steep sides and a flat top butteisolated hill with steep sides and a flat topExample:The steep butte stood alone in the desert.
11lacking water or moisture Example: dehydratedlacking water or moistureExample:I was dehydrated and needed water to drink.
12brass instrument resembling a tuba euphoniumbrass instrument resembling a tubaExample:A euphonium looks like a tuba.
13to move in a circle around a fixed point gyrateto move in a circle around a fixed pointExample:I gyrate the hula hoop on my hips.
14a bond or connection between people, nations, or other groups alliancea bond or connection between people, nations, or other groupsan association formed for mutual benefitExample:The alliance helped them win the war against crime in their neighborhood.
15one of two or more things that can be selected; a choice or option alternativeone of two or more things that can be selected; a choice or optionanother option, usually one of twoExample:The alternative was worse than the initial punishment.
16commenceto begin, to startExample:We shall commence at 9:00 a.m.
17having no preference in the matter lack of concern or interest indifferencehaving no preference in the matterlack of concern or interestExample:Her indifference was reflected in her lack of vote for the choice of class president.
18falling short of what is needed; lacking richness meagerfalling short of what is needed; lacking richnesslacking or small in quantity or qualityExample:His meager salary did not allow the family to have luxuries.
19to make a picture or description of portrayto make a picture or description ofto appear as or make something out to be asExample:The movie will portray the banker as a thief.
20happening, or occurring at the same time Example: simultaneoushappening, or occurring at the same timeExample:The cans of soda had a simultaneous explosion due to the heat trapped in the trunk of the car.
21to insult by mockery or criticism Example: tauntto insult or make fun of; to ridicule, challenge in an insulting mannerto insult by mockery or criticismExample:The bully liked to taunt his victims.
22of, relating to, or located within a city Example: urbanof, relating to, or located within a cityExample:The urban neighborhood had a public library nearby.
23differing in some way; diverse went through a change or transformation varieddiffering in some way; diversewent through a change or transformationExample:Her choice of clothing varied from day to day.