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1 Vocab Flash Cards!! Hey Seniors, here are all of the vocab words that we have learned this term. They are in the same format as Jeopardy, with the green slides giving you the definition for you to guess the word and the blue ones giving you the word and you give the definition and/or part of speech. Just start the slide show and quiz youself. Another tip is to use the internet to find examples of how the words are used, Boston.com is a good place to start. Just use the search bar on the site to find the words in acticles.

2 adj. –ill-humored, irritable, cranky

3 Petulant adj. –ill-humored, irritable, cranky

4 v. to set free from a charge or accusation

5 acquit v. to set free from a charge or accusation

6 n. feelings of shame and regret about doing something wrong

7 Compunction n. feelings of shame and regret about doing something wrong

8 (v) –to border upon; to adjoin

9 abut (v) –to border upon; to adjoin

10 Fester

11 verb. –to generate pus; to become a source of resentment or irritation

12 Verbatim

13 adverb/adjective –using exactly the same words, word for word

14 Contrition

15 Contrition n. - deep and genuine feelings of guilt and remorse

16 Excoriate

17 v. to criticize somebody or something very strongly

18 Asunder

19 Asunder adj. –in separate parts; apart from each other

20 Regression

21 n. (ree GREH shun) a move backward to a previous state or condition

22 Tangential

23 adj. (tan JEN shal) of little relevance, only slightly related to the main point

24 Abyss

25 (n) –bottomless pit; a yawning gulf; a profound depth or void

26 v. –to generate pus; to become a source of resentment or irritation

27 Fester v. –to generate pus; to become a source of resentment or irritation

28 v. to free somebody from blame or accusation of guilt

29 Exculpate v. to free somebody from blame or accusation of guilt

30 v. to suggest a connection between things, usually fault, guilt or causation

31 Implicate v. to suggest a connection between things, usually fault, guilt or causation

32 (adj) –brief, using few words

33 Laconic (adj) –brief, using few words

34 n. -the study of disease; something abnormal

35 Pathology n. -the study of disease; something abnormal

36 n. -a soothing medicine that has more psychological effects than physical

37 Placebo n.(pluh SEE bo) -a soothing medicine that has more psychological effects than physical

38 a deep opening in the earth’s surface Used metaphorically with differences of opinion

39 Chasm a deep opening in the earth’s surface Used metaphorically with differences of opinion

40 v. –to wither away

41 Atrophy v. –to wither away

42 Nepotism

43 noun –favors shown by those in high positions to relatives and friends

44 Migratory

45 (adj) –roving, wandering, nomadic

46 Inculpate

47 v. to blame

48 Penitence

49 n. regret or sorrow for having committed sins or misdeeds

50 Rebuke

51 v. to criticize or reprimand somebody, usually sharply

52 an expert, particularly in the matters of art and taste

53 Connoisseur an expert, particularly in the matters of art and taste

54 Repentance

55 noun- a feeling of regret or contrition for having done something wrong

56 Intrinsic

57 Adj. -internal or naturally associated with something, opposite of extrinsic

58 Normative

59 adj. (NORM uh tiv) conforming to norms or rules and standards of behavior

60 (n) –a deep opening in the earth’s surface; a gorge;

61 Chasm (n) –a deep opening in the earth’s surface; a gorge;

62 Benediction

63 Benediction (n) a short blessing, often at a public event

64 Gossamer

65 n/adj. -a sheer gauzy fabric; something delicate, light, flimsy

66 v. to correct or criticize somebody in a harsh manner

67 Upbraid v. to correct or criticize somebody in a harsh manner

68 Adj. -external or not associated with something, opposite of intrinsic

69 Extrinsic Adj. -external or not associated with something, opposite of intrinsic

70 n. -an obsessive or unhealthy preoccupation or attachment

71 Fixation n. -an obsessive or unhealthy preoccupation or attachment

72 adj./n. –feeling depressed; gloomy; weary

73 Melancholy adj./n. –feeling depressed; gloomy; weary

74 HALF-TIME!!! Take a break! If you got this far you are doing really well!! I'm proud of you guys, so don't stress out too much about the test. Use it as a way to show us how much you have learned! But remember, it's not the only way we assess you.

75 Now just relax for a minute.....

76 Okay, back to work! But first, here is a sample question. I might even put it on the test. me the answer to see if you got it right (and so I know how many of you used this powerpoint, haha)‏ “The bad feelings from the argument I had with my friend _______ for a long time, causing our relationship to _________.  A) repented...rebuke  B) maliced...asunder  C) incriminated...acquit  D) festered...atrophy

77 Contrite

78 Adjective.- feeling genuine remorse

79 Joust

80 (v./n) –to engage in combat or competition; any combat suggestive of a joust

81 Petulance

82 noun –being ill- humored, irritable, cranky

83 Correlation

84 n.(core reh LAY shun) a relation between events that has to do with whether they happen

85 Egocentric adj. (EE go sen trik) focused on yourself

86 adj. –full of or loaded with something, usually troubling

87 Fraught adj. –full of or loaded with something, usually troubling

88 (v) to speak evil of (adj) evil in effect; malicious

89 Malign (v) to speak evil of (adj) evil in effect; malicious

90 Exculpatory

91 Adjective - something that frees a person from guilt

92 Beneficent

93 (adj) doing or producing good; performing acts of kindness

94 Atrophy

95 verb –to wither away n.- the process of withering away

96 v. to relieve somebody of a hardship or responsibility; to clear from blame

97 Exonerate v. to relieve somebody of a hardship or responsibility; to clear from blame

98 (adj) having a kind disposition; gracious; harmless

99 Benign (adj) having a kind disposition; gracious; harmless

100 n. keeping something the same over time

101 Conservation n. keeping something the same over time e.g. Conservation of volume, Piaget

102 (n) harsh sounds

103 Cacophony (n) harsh sounds

104 n. –favors shown by those in high positions to relatives and friends

105 Nepotism n. –favors shown by those in high positions to relatives and friends

106 Fester

107 verb –to generate pus; to become a source of resentment or irritation

108 Infamy

109 (n) an evil reputation; extreme disgrace

110 Laudable

111 (adj) worthy or deserving of praise

112 Intrepid

113 Adjective- brave or fearless

114 (n) a feeling of well- being or elation; extreme happiness

115 Euphoria (n) a feeling of well- being or elation; extreme happiness

116 (n) desire to cause injury, pain, or distress to another

117 Malice (n) desire to cause injury, pain, or distress to another

118 v. to formally charge someone with a serious crime

119 Indict v. to formally charge someone with a serious crime

120 Abut

121 (verb) –to border upon; to adjoin

122 Fraught

123 adjective –full of or loaded with something, usually troubling

124 adv. –using exactly the same words, word for word

125 Verbatim adv. –using exactly the same words, word for word

126 (n) wrongdoing or misconduct

127 Malfeasance (n) wrongdoing or misconduct

128 Guileful

129 (adjective) –cunning, deceitful; artful

130 Catharsis

131 n. (cuh THAR sis) getting rid of or addressing emotion through art Aristotle on Poetics

132 Cognitive

133 adj. (COG ni tiv) having to do with thinking

134 Melancholy

135 adjective/noun –feeling depressed; gloomy; weary

136 n. –the sensation of dizziness

137 Vertigo n. –the sensation of dizziness

138 n. –a persistent, illogical fear

139 Phobia n. –a persistent, illogical fear

140 n. severe criticism; official expression of disapproval

141 Censure n. severe criticism; official expression of disapproval

142 (n) –bottomless pit; a yawning gulf; a profound depth or void

143 Abyss (n) –bottomless pit; a yawning gulf; a profound depth or void

144 adj. difficult to understand or define; theoretical, not based on fact

145 Abstract adj. difficult to understand or define; theoretical, not based on fact

146 n. observable signs of emotion of feeling

147 Affect n. observable signs of emotion of feeling

148 v. to accuse with proof or evidence

149 Incriminate v. to accuse with proof or evidence


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