Presentation on theme: "By Natalie Moy Ms. Kopp/ Period 3. 1. Altercation A heated argument. Syn: Quarrel; Dispute Ant: Agreement; Harmony Ms. Kopp got into an altercation with."— Presentation transcript:
1. Altercation A heated argument. Syn: Quarrel; Dispute Ant: Agreement; Harmony Ms. Kopp got into an altercation with Daphne.
2. Lexicon A dictionary; A specialized vocabulary used in a particular field or place. Syn: Jargon; Argot; Cant Senorita Medina has a lexicon for Spanish.
3. Hue A particular shade of a given color. Syn: Change; Alter Mr. Rust likes using a specific hue in his paintings.
4. Galvanize To startle into sudden activity. Syn: Stimulate Ant: Enervate Danielle galvanized the students by slamming the door hard.
5. Sanction Permission; Support. Syn: Authorize; Pass Coach Braddell gave sanction to the Varsity Girls Basketball team to miss school Tuesday for their first State Game.
6. Hyperbole Extreme exaggeration for effect and not meant to be taken literally. Ant: Understatement When Mr. Glass told me he was going to shoot Ms. Melvin; it was only a hyperbole.
7. Ominous Threatening; Foreboding evil. Syn: Sinister Ant: Comforting The Girls Basketball team played against the ominous Mustangs because they were ranked number one in the nation.
8. Audacity Rude boldness; nerve. Syn: Insolence; Impudence Ant: Decorum Eliza had the audacity to talk back to Ms. Melvin.
9. Evince To demonstrate clearly; To prove. Syn: Manifest Ms. Pincu evinced her knowledge of Italy showing us all the best tourist attractions.
10. Implacable Unable to be appeased or pacified. Syn: Inflexible; Relentless Ant: Pacified; Assuaged. Ms. Chavez’s implacable suspicions were put to rest after she realized the final was not misplaced at all.
11. Exhort To urge on with stirring words. Syn: Encourage Ant: Discourage Mrs. Goolsby exhorted us to get an A on the math test.
12. Incarcerate To put into prison; To confine Syn: Imprison; Constrain Ant: Liberate; Free Lisa got sent down to the office and she said, “It felt like being incarcerated.”
13. Incisive Sharp; Keen; Cutting straight to the heart of the matter. Syn: Piercing; Acute Ant: Superficial; Dull Coach Abdi gave Jeff some incisive comments to pump him up for his game.
14. Expedient Practical; Providing an immediate advantage. Syn: Effective Ant: Feckless Ms. Kopp showed Liora the most expedient way to write a five paragraph essay.
15. Pertinent Having to do with the subject at hand; Relevant. Syn: Relevant Ant: Unrelated; extraneous Ore asked a pertinent question to help the other students understand.